Moong dal Chila with veggies

Moong dal Chila with veggies


Another chila recepie , made with moong dal and veggies. You may add veggies of your choice in this recepie. This is a healthy and nutritious recepie, made for breakfast or snack.

Preparation time: 4 hours

Cooking time: 15 mins

Yield: 5 to 6


  • Moong dal ( yellow) : 1 cup
  • Onion: 1 small finely chopped
  • Green chillies: 1 or 2 finely chopped
  • Carrots : finely chopped 1 tbsp
  • Frozen peas: 1 tbsp crushed
  • Coriander leaves: few finely chopped
  • Turmeric powder: 1/4 tsp
  • Red chilli powder: 1 tsp
  • Hing / asoefitida: a pinch
  • Ginger: 1 small piece finely chopped
  • Salt: for taste
  • Vegetable oil


  • Wash and clean moong dal.
  • Soak moong dal for 4 hours or overnight.
  • Grind moong dal into a smooth paste with little water.
  • The batter consistency should not be very thin nor very thick.
  • Add finely chopped onions, green chillies, ginger, turmeric powder, chilli powder, hing , salt and mix well.
  • Now add the veggies and mix and keep aside for 5 to 10 mins.
  • Heat a non stick tawa and grease it with oil.
  • Pour the batter with a deep round spoon and just lightly spread it.
  • Drizzle oil from sides.
  • Flip and cook the other side.
  • Serve hot with tomato ketchup or mint chutney.


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