moong dal chilla recipe | stuffed moong dal chilla | mung dal cheela |
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Here is a protein-rich Moong Dal Chilla, stuffed with a deliciously flavoured mixture of potatoes and green peas. You will thoroughly enjoy the blend of textures and flavours, which you will experience in every mouthful of this stuffed moong dal chilla.
Chilla is north India’s answer to dosas. Chillas are thin, tasty pancakes, which can be made using different ingredients, and with or without fillings placed inside them. Chilla is much loved by Gujaratis, and stuffed moong dal chilla is a popular roadside snack in Mumbai too.
Notes on moong dal chilla recipe. 1. For preparing the moong dal chilla, pick and clean the green moong dal. You can also use yellow moong dal or a combination of both.
Serve moong dal chilla hot and fresh off the Tava
Enjoy how to make moong dal chilla recipe | stuffed moong dal chilla | mung dal cheelas recipe with detailed step by step photos below.
- Combine the moong dal, green chillies and approx. 1 cup of water in a mixer and blend till smooth.
- Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add the asafoetida and salt and mix well. Keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
- Add all the remaining ingredients, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while mashing it slightly using a potato masher.
- Divide the stuffing into 12 equal portions. Keep aside.
- Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and lightly grease it with oil. Pour a ladleful of the batter on the tava (griddle) and spread it evenly to make a thin circle of 175 mm. (7") diameter.
- Cook, using 1 tsp oil, till it turns golden brown in colour form both the sides.
- Place one portion of the stuffing on one half of the chilla and fold it to make a semi-circle.
- Repeat steps 1 to 3 to make 11 more stuffed moong dal chillas.
- Serve the stuffed moong dal chilla immediately with green chutney.
Moong Dal Chilla, Stuffed Moong Dal Chila recipe with step by step photos
Chilla or Cheela are popular Indian crepes. They have a texture similar to a soft dosa. Moong dal cheela is packed with a lot of protein and fibre. They make up for a quick and easy breakfast & evening snack. You can relish them as it is with pudina chutney and sweet chutney or roll it with various stuffing to make them wholesome. See our collection of chilla recipes and some recipes we love.
For preparing the moong dal chila, pick and clean the green moong dal. You can also use yellow moong dal or a combination of both. Also, you can add some urad dal to increase the nutrient content of the cheela. Wash and transfer the moong dal to a deep bowl.
Pour enough water to submerge the dal.
keep it aside to soak for 2 hours.
After 2 hours, drain the dal.
Transfer to a mixer jar.
Add green chillies. To make moong dal cheela more flavorful, add in some ginger, garlic, curry leaves, coriander to the batter if you like.
Add approx. ¾ cup of water.
Blend in a mixer till smooth.
Transfer it to a bowl.
Add the asafoetida. This aids in digestion.
Add the salt. Mix well and our moong dal chilla batter is ready!
Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan.
When the oil is hot, add the cumin seeds and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
Add all the remaining ingredients, starting with potatoes.
Next, add the boiled green peas.
Add finely chopped green chillies.
Add dried mango powder to give our stuffing a nice tangy flavour.
Add salt to taste.
Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
Mash it slightly using a potato masher and our potato-green pea stuffing for moong dal chilla is ready. Divide the stuffing into 12 equal portions. Keep aside.
To prepare stuffed moong dal cheelas, heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and lightly grease it with oil.
Pour a ladleful of the batter on the tava .
Spread it evenly to make a thin circle of 175 mm. (7") diameter. You can keep the size of chila small or big as per your desire.
Drizzle a little oil all over and along the edges to cook the moong dal chilla. Ghee/Butter can be used instead of oil.
Cook till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides.
Place one portion of the stuffing on one half of the chilla.
Fold it to make a semi-circle.
Remove our aloo-matar moong dal cheela in a plate.
Repeat steps 1 to 3 to make 11 more stuffed mung dal chillas.
Serve mung dal cheelas immediately with green chutney.
For preparing the moong dal chilla, pick and clean the green moong dal. You can also use yellow moong dal or a combination of both.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per chilla
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