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Sunday, June 23, 2024

Easy Moong Dal Chilla Recipe

Preparation time: 4 hours

Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4


½ cup moong dal (split and husked yellow lentils)

1 teaspoon cumin seeds

2 green chillies

½ tsp ginger, finely chopped

Water for paste like consistency

Red chilli powder

Salt to taste


Soak moong dal for 4 hours

After it’s fully soaked, drain out the water

In a mixer grinder add dal, spices, cumin seeds, green chillies and salt

Grind it to a smooth batter by simultaneously adding water for a perfect texture

Make sure the batter has medium consistency

Now, heat a dosa tawa or normal tawa and brush some oil once hot

Pour a ladleful of the batter on tawa and flatten it out in a circular pattern using the back of the ladle

Let it cook on slow-to-medium heat and drizzle some oil on the edges

Once the edges get cooked, flip the chilla to other side

Cook the other side for another 1-2 minutes

Cook it evenly from both sides

Serve with green chutney or sauce

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