Moong dal cheela

This recipe has been contributed by Charu Mehra. She is a full-time mom to a 5 years old daughter, Adwita. She is a paper filigree artist and her quilled jewellery is drool-worthy. She loves to dabble in various art-forms and loves cooking too.

Here is a healthy, protein rich and yummy cheela/chilla made of moong dal or yellow lentils, which will be loved by not just kids but adults too. This is also a good variation from besan cheela


Moong Dal cheela



1/2 cup yellow moong dal
1/2 cup green split moong dal
salt for taste

1) Mix both dals , wash and soak it in water for 2 hrs.
2) After two hrs grind it like dosa batter.
3) Add salt in it .
4) Now heat the flat pan and spread the batter on it like dosa and cook it for 2-2 min from both sides.

Note :You can try this with only yellow moong dal too.

2 Replies to “Moong dal cheela”

  1. Kinnari says:

    As per website no salt & sugar upto 1 year. For most of recipe salt is mentioned like besan chilla, Ming dal chills etc. Why So?

    1. Priya Sachan says:

      Those recipes are for toddlers and older kids. Hope this clears your doubt.


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