Split Yellow Lentil Crepes – Mung Dal Chilla/Dosa

Yellow Mong Dal Crepes
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.

Serves: 6

Serving Suggestion: This is a very
healthy n light crepe/chilla & can be eaten with Chutney/Sauce/Pickle as
breakfast OR  light lunch. 

1 Large
Pot – For soaking the moong dal
Flat non-stick pan – for making
1 Electric
Grinder/Churner/Food Processor
1 Cup OR Bowl – To pour & form crepe/chilla

2 Yellow Moong Dal
4 Cups Water
3 Garlic Cloves –Crushed into very small pieces (Depending on
2 Tbsp Fresh Coriander –
¼ Cup Carrots – Grated
4 Tbsp Oil (U can use any oil )
2 Tsp Red Chili Powder
2 Tsp Powdered Salt
(As per your taste)
  1. A night before,
    soak yellow moong dal, water in a large non-stick pot. (Should soak for 5-6hrs OR till tender)
  2. In the morning OR after 5-6hrs, make a thick batter (with little water) like paste of the
    moong dal using a grinder.
  3. Add garlic paste,
    chili powder, salt to the batter and mix till everything is properly combines.
  4. 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).
  5. 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.
  6. Serve Hot.

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