Stuffed Moong Dal Chilas ( Know Your Dals and Pulses )
by Tarla Dalal
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Set your imagination free and experiment with these interesting chilkewali moong dal chilas. You can change the stuffing to suit your taste – perhaps you’ll fall in love with a filling of stir-fried vegetables with soya sauce!
- Clean, wash and soak the chilkewali moong dal in water for at least 3 hours.
- Drain, add the green chillies, asafoetida, salt and enough water and blend in a mixer to a coarse paste and keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a kadhai and add the cumin seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, add all the remaining ingredients and cook for a few minutes.
- Mash lightly, divide the stuffing into 15 equal portions and keep aside.
- Heat a non-stick pan and grease it with oil.
- Pour a ladleful of the mixture on the pan and spread it evenly to make a thin of 25 mm (5”) diameter circle.
- Cook the chila using a little oil till brown spots appear on both sides.
- Place one portion of the stuffing on one half of the chila and fold to make a semi-circle.
- Repeat with the remaining batter and stuffing to make 14 more stuffed chilas. Serve hot.
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