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Moong Dal Chilla



Moong Dal Chilla is a savory Indian pancake made with a batter of ground moong dal (split mung beans). It is a popular breakfast dish in India and is often served with curd, chutney or pickles. The chilla is made by soaking the moong dal overnight, then grinding it into a paste with spices and herbs. The paste is then spread onto a hot griddle and cooked until golden brown. The chilla can be served plain or topped with vegetables, cheese, or other ingredients. It is a healthy and delicious dish that can be enjoyed any time of day.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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moong dal

1 cup

chopped onion

1/2 cup

chopped tomatoes

1/2 cup

chopped bell peppers

1/2 cup

cumin seeds

1/2 teaspoon

coriander powder

1/2 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1/2 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/4 teaspoon

Salt to taste

Oil for cooking



Step 1:

Soak the moong dal in water for at least 2 hours.

Step 2:

Drain the water and grind the dal into a coarse paste.

Step 3:

Add the chopped onion, tomatoes, bell peppers, cumin seeds, coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt to the dal paste and mix well.

Step 4:

Heat a non-stick pan and spread a ladleful of the dal mixture on it.

Step 5:

Cook on medium heat for 2-3 minutes, until the edges start to brown.

Step 6:

Flip the chilla and cook for another 2-3 minutes.

Step 7:

Serve hot with chutney or ketchup.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 13908 users have chowed down on Moong Dal Chilla a whopping 21391 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Pune, Lucknow, Delhi, Indore, Mumbai are the top 5 cities gobbling up Moong Dal Chilla like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Moong Dal Chilla, our users are head over heels in july, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Moong Dal Chilla is the food of choice for greater-than35 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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