Mixed Dal Chillas, Healthy Breakfast, Snack Recipe


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mixed dal chilla recipe are so tasty you will love to snack on them any time; at the same time they are so satiating that you can even have them for breakfast. Learn how to make healthy mix dal chilla.

These thin, savoury pancake with lentil are made with a batter of mixed dals perked up with ginger, green chillies and other ingredients. It is both tasty and filling. At the same time, it is also easy to make. It requires only an hour of soaking and no fermentation, so you can make it any time you wish.

To make mixed dal chilla, combine the green moong dal, yellow moong dal and urad dal in a deep bowl with enough hot water. Cover with a lid and keep aside for 1 hour. Drain well. Combine the soaked and drained dals along with ¾ cup of water in a mixer and blend till smooth. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add all the other ingredients and mix well. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle). Pour a ladleful of the batter on it and spread it evenly to make a thin circle of 175 mm. (7") diameter. Cook, using ¼ tsp of oil, till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides. Repeat steps 4 and 5 to make 9 more chillas. Serve immediately with green chutney.

The use of mixed dals makes these mix dal chilla, rich in protein and vitamin B1. While protein is a key nutrient for maintaining cell health, vitamin B1 helps in energy metabolism and ensures a supply of energy to these cells of the body.

With 53 calories per pulse chilla Indian snack are not only perfect for snack time, in fact they can also be a nourishing and wholesome light dinner when served with green chutney. You can also try other healthy chila recipes like Besan Chilla.

Tips for mixed dal chilla. 1.Use hot water for soaking, as they tend to soften quickly. 2. The batter you make should be pouring consistency. The quantity of water used often depends on the quality of the dals. So at step 2 add water gradually. 3. Make sure you serve the chillas immediately after preparation as they tend to get chewy on cooling.

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Mixed Dal Chillas, Healthy Breakfast, Snack Recipe recipe - How to make Mixed Dal Chillas, Healthy Breakfast, Snack Recipe

Soaking time:  1 hour   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 10 chillas

Ingredients

For Mixed Dal Chillas
1/4 cup green moong dal (split green gram)
1/4 cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram)
2 1/2 tbsp urad dal (split black lentils)
1 tsp green chilli paste
1/2 tsp ginger (adrak) paste
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/4 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste
2 1/2 tsp oil for cooking

For Serving With Mixed Dal Chillas
green chutney
Method
For mixed dal chillas

    For mixed dal chillas
  1. To make mixed dal chillas, combine the green moong dal, yellow moong dal and urad dal in a deep bowl with enough hot water. Cover with a lid and keep aside for 1 hour. Drain well.
  2. Combine the soaked and drained dals along with ¾ cup of water in a mixer and blend till smooth.
  3. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add all the other ingredients and mix well.
  4. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle). Pour a ladleful of the batter on it and spread it evenly to make a thin circle of 175 mm. (7") diameter.
  5. Cook, using ¼ tsp of oil, till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 to make 9 more mixed dal chillas.
  7. Serve the mixed dal chillas immediately with green chutney.

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For the batter of mixed dal chilla

  1. To make the batter of mixed dal chilla, we need green moong dal. While buying green moong dal, ensure it is free of dust, stones and other debris.
  2. Then we need yellow moong dal. 
  3. Third dal is urad dal. While buying, check the dal to see if it is unblemished, free from moisture damage, insects and stones.
  4. Combine the green moong dal, yellow moong dal and urad dal in a deep bowl. Wash them with enough water and drain them. Add enough hot water to it and allow it to soak for 1 hour. Drain well.
  5. This is how the dal looks like after soaking. Drain again using a strainer. 
  6. Add the soaked and drained dals in a mixer jar.
  7. Add ¾ cup of water for blending. 
  8. Blend it till you get a smooth mixture for mix dal chilla. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl. This is how the batter looks like after blending. 
  9. Add all the spices to make the batter. First add green chilli paste. 
  10. Add ginger paste. 
  11. Add turmeric powder. Apart from giving a rich yellow colour, it exhibits health benefits too. It is strong anti-inflammatory spice.
  12. Add chilli powder also. 
  13. Add very little asafoetida. This aids in digestion. 
  14. Add loads of finely chopped fresh coriander. This is a must to flavour most Indian snack.
  15. Add salt as per taste. 
  16. Mix all the ingredients well using a big spoon.
  17. This is how the batter for pulse chilla Indian snack looks like after mixing. 

How to make mixed dal chilla

  1. To make mixed dal chilla recipe | mix dal chilla | pulse chilla Indian snack | pancake with lentil, heat a non-stick tava (griddle). 
  2. Pour a ladleful of the batter on it.
  3. Spread it evenly to make a thin circle of 175 mm. (7") diameter. Ensure you spread the batter in any direction only, else it will not turn out to be smooth. 
  4. Spread ¼ tsp of oil around the circumference and on the dosa.
  5. Spread the oil on the dosa using a spatula. 
  6. Cook till it turns golden brown in colour from the bottom. 
  7. Turnover and allow the pancake with lentil to cook on other side as well.
  8. Fold it over and remove on a plate. 
  9. Repeat steps 4 and 5 to make 9 more chillas.
  10. Serve mixed dal chilla immediately with green chutney. Also learn how to make green chutney for Indian snacks.

Health Benefits of mixed dal chilla

  1. Mixed dal chilla – a healthy low cal snack. 
  2. Not only weight watchers, but diabetics and heart patients can also relish this snack. 
  3. It lends a good amount of protein, fibre, magnesium and phosphorus. 
  4. Being cooked with minimal oil ups the health quotient of this recipe. 
  5. The use dals helps you to stay satiated for a long period of time. 
  6. Make dainty little pancakes for your kids and they are also sure to enjoy them.
  7. Being soft to chew and mildly spiced, senior citizens can also enjoy them and make up for their daily nutrient requirement. 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per chilla
Energy53 cal
Protein3 g
Carbohydrates7.3 g
Fiber1.1 g
Fat1.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium4 mg

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Mixed Dal Chillas, Healthy Breakfast, Snack Recipe
5
 on 15 Oct 20 02:55 PM


true it and added mor veggies of my choices...me and my husband enjoyed it very much....thank you for the recipe...
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks so much for trying our recipe, it means a lot to us. Keep try more recipes and sharing your feedback with us.
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16 Oct 20 09:18 AM
Mixed Dal Chillas, Healthy Breakfast, Snack Recipe
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 on 05 Aug 20 10:47 AM


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Tarla Dalal    Muskan thanks for the feedback !!! keep reviewing recipes you loved.
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09 Aug 20 11:48 AM
Mixed Dal Chillas, Healthy Breakfast, Snack Recipe
5
 on 23 May 19 05:08 PM


it''s a very simply recipe. wonderful taste and satiating.
Mixed Dal Chillas, Healthy Breakfast, Snack Recipe
5
 on 24 Jun 18 11:06 AM


Too gd.... Very easy n tasty... Great for light dinner..
Mixed Dal Chillas, Healthy Breakfast, Snack Recipe
5
 on 07 Dec 17 07:50 AM


very nice
Mixed Dal Chillas, Healthy Breakfast, Snack Recipe
5
 on 30 Oct 17 11:41 AM


These chila recipe is so easy quick and tasted yum.I serve this often to my family for breakfast or snacks and at times for dinner as well with a bowl of soup...