Moong dal chilla, are healthy & nutritious, spiced with herbs & spices for taste. It’s rich in protein, it’s best served with tomato & coriander chutney.
Ingredients for Chilla Recipe
- Moong dal (yellow) – ½ cup
- Masoor dal – ½ cup
- Urad dal – ¼ cup
- Turmeric powder – a pinch
- Saunf/Fennel seeds – 1 tsp
- Onion – 2 (chopped)
- Green chillies – 5-6 (chopped)
- Coriander leaves – ½ cup (chopped)
- Salt – to taste
Procedure for preparing Chilla Recipe
Soak the dals(all of them together ) in water for an hour. and then grind them to a coarse paste of dropping consistency like the one for dosa but thicker than that.
To this batter add the saunf, salt and turmeric and mix well.
Heat a non-stick flat pan and then pour a ladle full of the batter and then spread it in circular motion. Now spread some onion, green chillies and coriander leaves and with the back of the ladle press them on the chilla firmly.
Now spread a spoon of oil on the centre and edges of the chilla. When the chilla is done on one side then turn it on the other side. When done remove from fire and serve hot with dhaniya chutney and tomato chutney.
P.S. – According to your taste, you can improvise the dish and add some finely chopped fresh veggies for seasoning.