Moong Dal and Paneer Chila Video by Tarla Dalal

Moong Dal and Paneer Chila Video by Tarla Dalal

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Give the biscuits a pass this tea-time. . . And opt for this easy-to-make and extremely healthy snack instead!


Recipe Description for Moong Dal and Paneer Chila ( Healthy Snacks)

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Makes 4 chilas
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For Making Moong Dal and Paneer Chila
1/2 cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram) , soaked for 3 to 4 hours
salt to taste
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
2 pinches of sugar
1 1/2 tsp green chilli paste
8 tbsp crumbled low-fat paneer (cottage cheese)
4 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tsp chaat masala
1 tbsp besan (bengal gram flour)
3 tsp oil for greasing and cooking

  1. Combine the moong dal along with little water and blend in a mixer till smooth.
  2. Transfer it to a bowl, add the salt, asafoetida, sugar and green chilli paste and mix well.
  3. Heat ¼ tsp of oil in a non-stick tava (griddle) and pour a ladleful of the batter and spread it evenly to make a thin round of approx. 125 mm. (5”).
  4. Sprinkle 2 tbsp low-fat paneer, 1 tbsp coriander and ¼ tsp chaat masala and cook on a medium flame using ½ tsp of oil till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  5. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 3 more chilas.
  6. Serve immediately.

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Nutrient values per chila
EnergyProteinCarbohydrateFatVitamin ACalcium
154 kcal 12.6 gm 22.8 gm 3.6 gm 807.5 mcg 357.3 mg

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