Moong Dal Chilla

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3/4 cup green gram sabut moong/ pachai payaru

3 tablespoons rice flour

1 onion chopped fine

1 carrot peeled and grated

1/2 green bell pepper chopped fine

2 green chillies chopped fine

1/2 teaspoon grated ginger




1. Soak the whole moong dal in plenty of water for 6-8 hours. Drain thoroughly and grind to a coarse paste without adding water.

2. Take the ground dal in a bowl and add grated carrots, chopped bell pepper, sliced onions, grated ginger, chopped green chilli, salt and rice flour. Mix well.

3. Add 1/2 -3/4 cup water and mix well.

4. Heat a tava and take a ladle full of batter and spread into a thick small circle. Add oil generously to the sides and also in the center by making a dent.

5. Cook on medium flame for 4-5 minutes till the chilla becomes golden and crispy in the edges.

6. Serve moong dal chilla hot with chutney, pickle or sauce.

Bon Appetit!

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