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moong dal uttapam is a healthy Indian snack or breakfast option made with all healthy ingredients. Learn to make moong dal chilla.

moong dal uttapam is like no snack you have ever tasted before. A deliciously savoury batter of moong dal, curds and spices is topped with a peppy green peas mix and cooked on a tava till it turns an irresistible golden in colour.

This moong dal uttapam sumptuous snack is great to have for breakfast, but can be served at parties too. You can save time by preparing the topping the previous day itself.

The fibre (4.1 g in ¼ cup) present in yellow moong dal for moong dal uttapam prevents the deposition of bad cholesterol (LDL) in the arteries which promotes a healthy heart in turn and good for diabetics.

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Moong Dal Uttapam, Chilla recipe - How to make Moong Dal Uttapam, Chilla

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     9Makes 9 uttapams
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Ingredients

For The Batter
3/4 cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram)
2 tbsp fresh curd (dahi)
4 green chillies , roughly chopped
1/2 tsp salt
a pinch asafoetida (hing)
1 tbsp besan (bengal gram flour)
1/2 tsp baking powder

For The Topping
1 1/4 cups boiled and mashed green peas
1/4 cup grated carrot
1 tbsp coconut oil or oil
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
salt to taste
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1 tsp dried mango powder (amchur)
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
oil for cooking

For Serving With Moong Dal Uttapam
green chutney
sweet chutney
Method

For the batter

    For the batter
  1. Soak the dal for at least 2 to 3 hours and drain well.
  2. Combine the soaked dal, curds, green chillies and ¼ cup of water and blend in a mixer to a smooth paste.
  3. Add the salt, asafoetida, besan and baking powder and mix gently. Keep aside.

For the green peas topping

    For the green peas topping
  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the green peas, salt and green chillies, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  3. Add the dried mango powder and coriander and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. To make moong dal uttapam heat a greased non-stick tava (griddle) and grease it using a little oil.
  2. Pour a spoonful of the batter on the tava (griddle) and spread in a circular motion to make a 100 mm. (4”) diameter circle. We poured 3 spoonfuls of batter on the tava at one time.
  3. Spread a little stuffing on it and press it gently.
  4. Cook on a slow flame for 1 to 2 minutes
  5. Turn it upside down and cook again for 1 to 2 minutes.
  6. Repeat with the remaining mixture and stuffing to make 6 more uttapams.
  7. Serve moong dal uttapam hot with green chutney and sweet chutney.

Tips
  1. Prepare green peas stuffing 1 day in advance.

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what is moong dal uttapam made of ?

  1. what is moong dal uttapam made of ? soaked moong dal batter cooked with a green peas topping. See below image of list of ingredients for moong dal pancake.

soaking yellow moong dal

  1. This is what yellow moong dal looks like. Yellow moong dal refers to moong beans that have been skinned and split, so that they're flat, yellow, and quick-cooking. They're relatively easy to digest.
  2. Put the yellow moong dal in water and wash it. You can see the dirt. This will require you to change the water 2 to 3 times till you get clean water.
  3. The moong dal is now clean.
  4. Cover and soak the dal in warm water for at least 2 hours.
  5. This is what the soaked yellow moong dal looks like.
  6. Drain.
  7. Keep aside washed and soaked yellow moong dal.

batter for moong dal pancakes

  1. In a mixer put the soaked yellow moong dal. The fibre (4.1 g in ¼ cup) present in yellow moong dal prevents the deposition of bad cholesterol (LDL) in the arteries which promotes a healthy heart in turn and good for diabetics.
  2. Add 2 tbsp fresh curds (dahi).
  3. Add 1 tbls roughly chopped green chillies 
  4. Add ¼ cup of water.
  5. Blend in a mixer to a smooth paste and put in a bowl.
  6. Add salt to taste. We added 1/4 tsp salt.
  7. Add a pinch asafoetida (hing).
  8. Add 1 tbsp besan (bengal gram flour).
  9. Add 1/2 tsp baking powder.
  10. Mix gently.
  11. Batter for moong dal pancakes.

green peas topping

  1. Heat 1 tbsp coconut oil or oil in a non-stick pan. The MCT in Coconut oil reduces the LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) while increasing the count of HDL cholesterol, maintaining normal blood pressure and good for diabetics.
  2. Add 1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera).
  3. Let the seeds crackle.
  4. Add 1 1/4 cups boiled and mashed green peas. Legumes like green peas, cow peas, mung, chick peas and kidney beans have a cholesterol lowering effect. Green Peas are rich in Vitamin K which aids in bone metabolism. Green peas have a Glycemic Index (GI) rank of 22 which is low and good for diabetics.
  5. Add 1/4 cup grated carrot. Carrots  relieve constipation, lower blood pressure, have fibre and lower cholesterol.
  6. Add salt to taste. We added 1/2 tsp salt.
  7. Add 1 tsp finely chopped green chillies.
  8. Mix well.
  9. Cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  10. Add 1 tsp dried mango powder (amchur).
  11. Add 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania).
  12. Cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.

cooking moong dal uttapam

  1. To make moong dal uttapam recipe | moong dal chilla | healthy moong dal uttapam with green peas and carrots | protein, vitamin  B1, folic acid rich moong dal uttapam |  heat a greased non-stick tava (griddle) and grease it using a little oil.
  2. Pour a spoonful of the batter on the tava (griddle) and spread in a circular motion to make a 100 mm. (4”) diameter circle. We will be cooking 3 uttpams at a time.
  3. Spread a little green peas stuffing on it.
  4. Press lightly with a spatula while cooking.
  5. Cook on a slow flame for 1 to 2 minutes
  6. Turn it upside down.
  7. Cook again for 1 to 2 minutes while pressing lightly with a spatula.
  8. Flip over. Moong dal uttapam is ready. Repeat with the remaining mixture and stuffing to make 6 more savories.
  9. Serve moong dal uttapam recipe | moong dal chilla | healthy moong dal uttapam with green peas and carrots | protein, vitamin  B1, folic acid rich moong dal uttapam |  hot with green chutney and sweet chutney.

tips for moong dal uttapam

  1. Prepare green peas stuffing 1 day in advance.
  2. protein, vitamin  B1, folic acid rich moong dal uttapam

benefits of moong dal uttapam

  1. moong dal uttapam is rich in 
    1. Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) : Vitamin B1 protects nerves, helps in carbohydrate metabolism, prevents heart diseases and helps produce red blood cells. Indian Foods rich in B1 are Flax seeds (alsi), Sunflower seeds, Sesame seeds, Garden cress seeds (halim), Capsicum, Wheat flour, Chana dal, moong, walnuts, masoor dal, brown rice, jowar, bajra. 20% of RDA.
    2. Fiber : Dietary fiber reduces the risk of heart disease, prevents the spike in blood sugar levels and hence super for diabetics. Consume more fruits, vegetables, moong, oats, matki, whole grains. 16% of RDA.
Accompaniments

Green Chutney for Dhokla, Sandwiches, Indian Snacks 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per savourie
Energy106 cal
Protein6.4 g
Carbohydrates15.2 g
Fiber4 g
Fat2.2 g
Cholesterol0.5 mg
Sodium204.9 mg

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Reviews

Moong Dal Savoury
5
 on 31 Aug 15 04:48 PM


Moong dal savoury.. A pancake with peas stuffing.. really it is very different recipe.. the stuffing is really chatpata.. this is a must try recipe.. this tastes best when served hot with sweet and green chutney..