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Moong Dal Chilada

Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 cup 237mlGreen moong dal - (wash & soak 3-4 hours)
1/4 cup 59mlFine semolina
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSoda bicarb
3   Green chillies finely chopped
1   Spring onions finely chopped
  Salt to taste
  Oil to shallow fry

Recipe Instructions

Grind dal fine in a mixie. (Do not remove skins)

Keep batter fairly thick, like dosa batter.

Add all other ingredients, except oil, mix well.

Heat one tablespoon oil, add to batter stir.

Heat dosa tawa (griddle), pour a ladleful of batter in centre.

Spread batter in circular outer motion to form a thin pancake.

Drizzle a little oil, when bottom is golden, flip sides carefully.

When done, serve hot with green chutney and sauce.

Variation: Substitute spring onions, with chopped coriander or fresh

chopped fenugreek leaves. This will change the flavour of the pancake s,


Making time: 20 minutes (excluding soaking time)

Makes: 10-12 chilas

Shelflife: 2 days refrigerated batter (Do not add any other ingredients to

ground dal if storing.)

The Curry Cookbook-Charmaine Solomon


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