Moong Dal Chilla Recipe

Chilla is traditionally prepared using Besan/Gram Flour and is served with Chutney, Tomato Ketchup, Pickel or Yogurt.  Today  you can add a healthy taste in your plate Moong Dal Chilla, a popular street food of North India.

Preparation Time Cooking Time Serve Persons
2 Hours 15 Mins 4-6 Persons




S. No. Ingredient Quantity
1 Yellow (moong dal) 100 Gram
2 Salt As per taste
3  Jeera (cumin seeds)  1 Tablespoon
4  Chopped Green Corianser  1 Tablespoon
5 Chopped Onion 1 Pieces
6 Red chilli Powder 1 Tablespoon


Batter preparation.

Step 1 – Soak Moong dal for 2-3 hours and Strain off the water once soaked.


Step 2 –Take a grinder and grind the dal to make a smooth paste.

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Step 2 – Take a deep bowl add the Moong dal paste + Cumin Seed + Red chilli powder + Salt + Chopped Green Coriander add the water to make the thin paste.


Step 1 –  Heat non-stick Tawa and grease 1 tablespoon olive/refined oil on. Pour the moong dal paste center of the Tawa and spread it round to take circular shape.


Step 2 – Cook the Cheela till the upper layer changes its colour as shown, and let it cook on another side similarly.


Step 3 – Take 1 tablespoon Chopped Onion + Chopped Green Coriander mixture put in the centre of the chilla and fold it like a roll and cut small pieces.


Moong Dal chilla is ready, Serve it hot with Green chutney/Tomato ketchup…

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2 Responses

  1. madhvika says:

    Wow!it is so simple to make….this is really nice

    • shalini vyas says:

      Yes Madhvika, you can try other chilla like Meeta Chilla and Paneer Chilla. They are equally simple and i am sure you will love it.

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