Nutritious Savory Chilla From Moong Dal (Green Gram Lentil) and Ragi (Finger Millet)

It is a wholesome breakfast for kids and adults alike. You can also give chilla in a school tiffin as healthy food.

Lentils are a great source of Protein and Dietary Fiber. Lentils contain a great amount of Folate and other vital vitamins and minerals. Lentils are surely the best and one of the cheapest sources of nutrients.

Ragi (Finger Millet) is a good source of Protein, Iron, Dietary Fiber, and Calcium. It contains other vital nutrients.

Sprouting can also be done at home to enhance the nutrients of the ingredients.

> 1/2 Cup Moong Dal (Green Gram Lentils)
> 1/2 Cup Ragi (Finger Millet) Flour [For higher nutrition and taste, Use 1/2 Cup Nutribud Foods Sprouted Ragi and banana Porridge Mix Powder]
> Chopped Onions (1/4 Cup), Chopped Tomatoes (1/4 Cup), Grated Carrots (1/4 Cup), Chopped Green Chili (1 Piece), Grated Ginger (1/2 Teaspoon),
> Rock Salt (A Pinch), Turmeric (Haldi) Powder (1/4 Teaspoon), Asafoetida (Hing) (A Pinch), Carom Seed (Ajwain) (A Pinch)
> Ghee and Water

Cooking Method:
1) Clean and rinse moong dal and then soak moong dal for 4 hours. Drain the water after proper soaking.
2) Add soaked moong dal in a blender to form a smooth batter-like consistency. Add water if required.
3) Transfer the batter to a bowl and add ragi flour (or Nutribud Foods Sprouted Ragi and Banana Porridge Mix Powder) and mix it well.
4) Now add chopped onions, tomatoes, green chili, grated ginger and carrots, turmeric powder, asafoetida, carom seeds, and salt.
5) Mix everything well without any lumps. Add water if required to adjust the consistency.
6) Take a non-stick pan and switch on the medium flame.
7) Add the required ghee to the pan, pour batter into the pan, and spread it evenly circularly.
8) Cook chilla on both sides until turns golden brown. If required drizzle ghee on the sides.
9) Once cooked, transfer to a plate and serve warm chilla with green chutney (Coriander Pudina Chutney)

Try nutritional chilla for your family :-)

Optional In Ingredients -- (i) You can prefer to sprout moong and ragi at home and to obtain powder from it. (ii) Spices can be used as per the taste and preference.

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