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green moong dal chilla

green moong dal chilla | moong dal chilla | moong dal chilla recipe, moong dal cheela

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green moong dal chilla


Moong Dal, also known as Sabut Moong Daal or Green Gram in English is one of the best vegetarian super foods, packed with protein and low carbs.  An integral part of the Indian diet, it is a good and filling option for those who want to shed weight.

consumption of 100 gm of moong dal can provide you with 24 gm protein.

Whole Moong Dal (100 gm serving)

Energy 347 kcal

Protein 23.86g

Total Fat 1.15g

Cholesterol 0mg

Sodium 15mg

Total Carbohydrates 62.62g

Dietary Fiber 16.3g

Sugars 6.6g


Skinned Moong Dal (100 gm serving)

Energy 351 kcal

Protein 25g

Total Fat 1.2g

Cholesterol 0mg

Sodium 28mg

Total Carbohydrates 60g

Dietary Fiber 12g

Sugars 3g


Source: USDA and


So Green Moong Dal is:


* high in protein

* high in fiber

* low in calories

* low in sodium

* low in cholesterol

* low in fat

* It contains from good to high levels of several B-complex vitamins and some A, C, E and K

* Good source of calcium, potassium, iron, manganese, copper & magnesium.

* cooling to the body

* Good for diabetics

* easily digestible

* excellent source of antioxidants & phytonutrients


Green Moong Dal is almost made in every house, especially in the lunch with rice. And in our house, it is made every week.

This recipe of Green Moong Dal chilla came into existence due to certain reason. Actually we soaked Green Moong Dal for preparing Dal but due to some reasons, the plan of having the lunch at home was cancelled today. But as the Dal was already soaked, so decided to made these delicious and easy Green Moong Dal chillas. This is such a lovely, yummy and healthy recipe to try for sure.

(Do try another recipe of chilla from this blog named Paneer Besan Chilla)

green moong dal chilla


Video recipe of Green moong dal chilla

INGREDIENTS for making green moong dal chilla


Green Moong Dal – 1/2 cup

Onion – 1 small to medium

Green chilli – 1

Red chilli powder – 1/4 tsp

Salt as per taste

Water as per need




3 to 4 chillas depending upon size you keep




  1. Wash and soak Dal in sufficient quantity of water for about 2 hours. Keep aside.


  1. Roughly chop onion and green chili and keep aside.


  1. Grind Dal with little water in the grinder. Don’t make a smooth paste but grind it just coarsely.


  1. Transfer grinded dal in a bowl and adjust the consistency with water, if needed. Batter should not be too thick and also not too thin at the same time. It must have a pourable consistency.

  1. Now add chopped onion, green chilli, salt and red chilli powder and give a good mix to the batter. Do taste the seasoning by just taking a bit of batter on your forefinger. It is important because once all your chillas will be ready, you will not be able to adjust the taste.

  1. Place non stick tawa on flame and apply little oil over it.


  1. Now pour 2 to 3 scoopes of ladle on tawa and spread it evenly with the help of base of ladle. Let it cook on low to medium heat.


  1. Pour few drops of oil around and over the chilla and flip over it once it is cooked from downwards.


  1. Cook from both the sides. Once it turns golden brown from both the sides, it is done.

  1. Your Green Moong Dal chilla is ready to be served. Serve hot with tomato ketchup or anardana chutney or any other dip/chutney of your choice.

green moong dal chilla



* No hard and fast rule with respect to soaking time. if you don’t have much time, then soak it for just one hour in hot water and if you have ample of time or planning to prepare Green Moong Dal chilla in the breakfast, then you can soak it overnight.


* This is the simplest recipe of Green Moong Dal Chilla using very less and basic ingredients. You can add tomatoes, coriander, vegetables of your choice, if you like.


* We poured 3 scoop full ladle of batter which made a medium sized Green Moong Dal chilla. However it is at your will purely. If you want to make small chilla ,then pour less batter and if want to make big Ch, then pour more better. ultimately only you can be the best Judge.

green moong dal chilla


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  • furtdsolinopv
    Posted at 05:21h, 11 September Reply

    Nice read, I just passed this onto a colleague who was doing some research on that. And he just bought me lunch since I found it for him smile Thus let me rephrase that: Thank you for lunch! “High living and high thinking are poles apart.” by B. J. Gupta.

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