Moong dal chila
As we all know chila (Puda) is a north Indian dish or rather I should say a species or range of dosas. In olden times it was made by besan but now as kids are very choosy for their food and want a dish which looks beautiful and tasty and mamas wants to serve them tasty as well as healthy dish. In this situation moong dal chila is the best suited dish by both mamas and kids. For my mummy and wife, moong dal chila is a kind of dish which can be prepared quite easily and quickly. Moong dal chila is indeed a very healthy, tasty and crispy dish and a great snack for whole family and you can have it any time either as morning breakfast of as an evening snack.
Basic cooking time information
Preparation time: 30 Minutes
Cooking time: 5 to 8 Minutes per chila on sim flame
Makes: 8-10 chilas
1. 2 cups of yellow moong dal
2. Ginger (reasonably chopped)
3. Onion (finely chopped)
4. ½ cup cabbage (finely chopped)
5. 1 carrot (graded)
6. ½ cup peas (boiled)
7. ½ cup sliced cheese
8. ½ cup capsicum (finely chopped)
9. Vegetable oil to cook
10. Salt to taste
11. Red chili powder.
12. 3-4 green chilies (You may avoid chilies if you are cooking for children)
13. ½ Tsp Chaat masala
14. Coriander leaves (Dhania).
15. Soda or ENO powder
Preparation: How to cook
Nutritious value of moong daal chila
Moong dal chila is not only tasty but also very healthy because of nutritious value of moong dal as it is full of fiber, float, proteins and Vitamins. It is specially recommended to those who are fat as it helps in reducing fat. Similarly as we all know that vegetables are recommended due to their nutritious values. Like carrot which helps in blood purification, prevents cancer, improves vision etc. Similarly cheese is a good source of calcium and eno powder makes it crispy and good for stomach as doctors recommend it for gastric peoples.
I hope you will like it but even though as I said kids are very choosy for their food if they don't like this recipe with moong dal you can try this with besan, bajara flour or suji. These all ingredients are easily available at nearby store.
Now just try this recipe at home and I hope everyone especially the kids will love it.