Friday, April 17, 2009

Moong dal chilla with twist of bell peppers

I was waiting to prepare this dish from a very long time. Ealier too i had tried to prepare but unfortunately my mixie broke that day and i had to wait until i got a new one. So finally i made them today for lunch, while making them i suddenly i saw one red bell pepper on my fridge shelf an i realized that this combination would would be perfect for the FIL-Red and Green. This recipe is off to Neha who is hosting FIL- Red and Green event and to Sunshinemom of Tongue Ticklers. The recipe below will make around 4 to 6 chillas.
Ingredients:
1 cup split green gram
2 tsp urad dal
1 medium onion finely chopped
1 red bell pepper finely chopped
3 green chillies
1 tsp ginger paste
Salt to taste
oil to cook
Procedure:
  • Soak split green gram and urad al seperately in water over night or for 4-5 hours.
  • Grind together green gram, urad dal, green chillies, ginger paste and salt along with little water into smooth paste.
  • Add in chopped onions and bell peppers, mix well.
  • Heat a non stick pan, drizzle little oil and spread the batter and event out using a spoon.
  • Drizzle little oil on the sides of the chilla, cover and cook on both the sides for about 5-7 mins or until light brown in color.
  • Serve hot with corainder chutney or tomato ketchup.

6 comments:

  1. Chilla looks yummy Parita...

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  2. Makes a great breakfast or lunch, doesn't it? Looks great! :)

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  3. Havent tried chillas. they look healthy n colorful!

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  4. Mixie broke that was bad, some how we gotta get this now... Very healthy and a filling dish... All the best for the event...

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  5. hey priya, thanks dear..

    hi asha, yes it makes fullfilling breakfast or lunch especially if the batter is already prepared, it gets ready in no time :)

    hey divya, do try them out once, also you can play around with the ingredients too :)

    hi ramya thanks, oh well i just cnt live without my mixie set, its like my life support system :)

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  6. I just love these chilla's , my all time favourite..
    Thanx for sending..

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