Sunday 25 December 2016

Stuffed Moong Dal Chilla

Stuffed Moong Dal Chilla  

In winters eating moong dal chilla used to be a delicacy during good old days. Today kids like more junk food, more cheese, more corns, bell peppers etc. Same is the scenario at my home. Conventional dishes are no more attractive to this generation.

So I prepared dal chilla with the stuffing of all her favourite veggies like bell pepper, corns, paneer etc. whatever they like. This makes this Stuffed Moong Dal Chilla healthy, nutritious and tasty.

Preparation Time : 15 Min

Resting Time : 2 to 3 hours

Cooking Time : 10 to 15 min

Ingredients :

  • 1 Cup soaked moong dal (for 2 to 3 hours)
  • 2 Tablespoon rice flour
  • 2 to 3 Green chillies 
  • 1 Teaspoon chopped ginger
  • 2 Tablespoon grated paneer
  • 2 Tablespoon blanched sweet corns
  • 2 Tablespoon chopped bell pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon pizza seasoning
  • Salt according to taste
  • Oil for cooking
Procedure :  
  • Take 1 cup moong dal, wash it and soak it in enough water for 2 to 3 hours

  • In a grinder, take soaked moong dal along with chopped green chilies, ginger and salt and grind it into smooth paste. Transfer this in a bowl and keep aside

  • In this mixture add rice flour and mix it well. Make sure that the batter is in a free flowing form if required add little water to this

  • Take another bowl and prepare stuffing. In a bowl add grated paneer, corns, bell pepper, chopped green chillies, salt and pizza seasoning and mix it well

  • Take a non sticky pan sprinkle few drops of oil and spread one tablespoon of moong dal batter on it, as shown in picture

  • Now add a tablespoon of stuffing to this and spread it

  • Spread some more batter on it as shown in picture to cover the stuffing

  • Cook it on medium flame, when it is done from one side, turn it, apply few drops of oil and cook it till it is cooked from both the sides nicely

  • Serve it hot with the choice of chutney or sauce 

Tip :

  • You can change stuffing according to your taste 
  • Rice flour is optional I added as it makes chill more crispy 

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