|Yellow Moong Dal Chilla (Yellow Mong Dal Crepes)|
“Moong Dal (Split Yellow Lentil)” may not be your favorite lentil however it does have lots of benefits especially for no-meat diet. It’s extremely rich in fiber and have high content of Protein, Folate and Vitamin B. In India, it’s specially prescribed to people who are on low fat/carb diet OR if they are unwell due to fever/allergies as it’s very mild & easier to digest than any other lentils.
It has a mild flavor hence it can be added to OR eaten with other entrees/appetizer. So here’s a recipe for Moong Dal Chilla (Crepes), which is very easy to make, has lots of benefits and also this consumes very less oil.
healthy n light crepe/chilla & can be eaten with Chutney/Sauce/Pickle as
breakfast OR light lunch.
Pot – For soaking the moong dal
Flat non-stick pan – for making
Taste) – Optional
(As per your taste)
- A night before,
soak yellow moong dal, water in a large non-stick pot. (Should soak for 5-6hrs OR till tender)
- In the morning OR after 5-6hrs, make a thick batter (with little water) like paste of the
moong dal using a grinder.
- Add garlic paste,
chili powder, salt to the batter and mix till everything is properly combines.
- Heat flat non-stick
on high, dab with oil, pour a cup of batter and form a round crepe/chilla shape (You can make it as thick/thin per choice).
- Sprinkle grated
carrots & coriander over the crepe/chilla. After 1 min, turn to other side,
dab oil on the side down and cook till light golden or brown.
- Serve Hot.