Moong Dal Chilla |

Moong Dal Chilla

Moong Dal Chilla are a typical pancakes popular in India. Usually served as breakfast or snacks, is healthy with high protein content. Main ingredient is yellow moong lentils and can be prepared quickly.

Preparation Time: 5 mins (excluding soaking time)
Cooking Time: 10 mins
Serves: 2

Ingredients

Moong Dal Chilla Ingredients

Moong Dal Chilla Ingredients

  • Yellow moong dal – 2 cups
  • Green chillies – 4, chopped
  • Asafoetida – a pinch
  • Salt – as required
  • Coriander- few
  • Carrots: 1 chopped
  • Oil – for cooking
  • Water – 1 cup

Method

1. Soak the moong dal for 3-4 hours or overnight.

2. Grind the soaked dal along with green chillies with 1 cup of water in a blender.

3. Add the asafoetida and salt with the dal paste.

Moong Dal Chilla Batter

Moong Dal Chilla Batter

4. Add a little oil to the non stick frying pan and heat it.

5. Take a little moong dal paste and spread on the pan about the size of a chapatti.

6. Smear a little oil around the mixture and cook for a few seconds till the side gets little brown and turn over to fry the other side.

Moong Dal Chilla Cooking

Cooking Moong Dal Chilla

7. Put the stuffing of carrot at the center and serve it hot.

Moong Dal Chilla

Moong Dal Chilla is ready to serve

Crispy Moong Dal Vade |

Moong dal vada is a crisp deep fried savory. The combination of this vada along with green chutney is just out of this world. To reduce the preparation time, you can get ready make packets of the flour from the usual brands like Gits etc.

Crispy Moong Dal Vade


Preparation Time:
4 hours
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Serves:4

Crispy Moong Dal Vade-Ingredients

Crispy Moong Dal Vade-Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 250 gm split green grams skinless(Dhuli moong dal)
  • 1/2tsp ginger chopped
  • 3 green chillies
  • 1tsp coriander seeds crushed
  • 1tsp fennel seeds
  • a pinch asafoetida
  • 2tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  • 2tbsp hot oil
  • salt to taste
  • oil for frying

Method

Crispy Moong Dal Vade

Crispy Moong Dal Vade

Wash and soak dal for 4 hours.

Drain and grind to a fine paste with very little water.

Add all the ingredients except oil and mix well.

Heat oil and drop 2 tbsp of hot oil in batter.

Fry over medium heat till golden brown.

Drain on the absorbent paper.

Serving instruction

Hot crispy vada is served with green chutney or ketchup and moong dal halwa.