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Mung Dal Cheela



Mung Dal Cheela is a popular Indian breakfast dish. It is made with a batter of mung dal (split mung beans) and spices, which is then cooked like a pancake. The cheela can be served with chutney, pickles, or yogurt. It is a healthy breakfast option that is high in protein and fiber.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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mung dal (split and husked green gram)

1 cup

cumin seeds

1/2 teaspoon

coriander powder

1/2 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/4 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1/4 teaspoon

garam masala

1/4 teaspoon


1/2 teaspoon

chopped coriander leaves

1/4 cup


2 tablespoons


1/2 cup



Step 1:

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

Step 2:

Drain the water and grind the mung dal to a coarse paste.

Step 3:

Add the cumin seeds, coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala, salt, and coriander leaves to the mung dal paste and mix well.

Step 4:

Heat the oil in a non-stick pan over medium heat.

Step 5:

Add the mung dal mixture to the pan and spread it evenly.

Step 6:

Pour the water over the mixture and cook for 5-7 minutes, until the cheela is cooked through.

Step 7:

Flip the cheela and cook for another 5 minutes.

Step 8:

Serve hot with chutney or pickle. Enjoy!

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 22776 users have chowed down on Mung Dal Cheela a whopping 42489 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Mung Dal Cheela, our users are head over heels in november, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Mung Dal Cheela is the food of choice for 28-30 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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