Moong Dal Cheela, Moong Dal Chilla Recipe, Split Yellow Dal Pancake by Veena Theagarajan, Healthy and Best Breakfast Recipe.

Cheela is something new for me. I learned this from my friend when I moved to Singapore. She is from Bombay. I have tasted few versions. For this recipe I have used moong dal & stuffing with vegetables. You can experiment with many different / favourite stuffing. It is pretty healthy option and diabetic friendly version too I normally do this for breakfast / brunch but you can do it for your evening snack too.

Moong dal - 1 cup
Green chillies - 1-2 (according to your spice level)
cumin seeds - 1 teaspoon
coriander leaves - 1 tablespoon
hing/ asafoetida - 1 generous pinch
salt to taste
Garlic - 2 pods (optional. I didn't add)
ginger - 1 inch
oil for cooking the cheela

For stuffing

Cheese - 1 tablespoon per chila
Mixed vegetable - 1 cup (carrot, beans, capsicum)
salt to taste

soak moong dal for 2 -3 hrs. drain it. Grind it with salt, ginger, garlic and green chillies with minimal water. 

Add cumin seeds, coriander leaves & hing mix well
prepare stuffing. Add vegetable and salt. Cook it. keep it aside. Heat pan and take laddle full of batter and spread it.Drizzle oil. close it with lid. Cook it
Once done turn it over and spread cheese & veg stuffing
Cook till bottom of cheela is done. Fold it and remove it from pan
Serve hot