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sprouted moong and methi chilla recipe | healthy moong sprouts chilla | Indian methi cheela | sprouts chilla for weight loss is a nourishing breakfast and light dinner option. Learn how to make healthy moong sprouts chilla.

To make sprouted moong and methi chilla, combine the moong sprouts, green chillies, ginger and ½ cup of water and blend it in a mixer to a smooth paste. Transfer it to a bowl, add the fenugreek leaves, besan and salt and mix well to form a smooth batter. Keep aside. Heat 1 tsp of oil in a small non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds. When they crackle, add the asafoetida and mix well. Pour the tempering over the batter and mix well. Divide the batter into 4 equal portions and keep aside. Heat and grease a non-stick tava (griddle) using ¼ tsp of oil. Pour a portion of the batter on the tava (griddle) and spread it evenly, using a ladle to make a 125 mm (5”) diameter thin circle. Cook the sprouted moong and methi chilla, using ¼ tsp of oil, till both sides turn golden brown in colour. Repeat with the remaining batter to make 3 more sprouted moong and methi chillas. Serve hot.

These Indian methi cheela combine sprouts with methi to make a delightful dish rich in iron, fibre and folic acid. While iron and folic acid help to prevent anaemia, fibre is a key nutrient needed to keep maintain the health of the digestive tract.

protein and vitamin rich, easy to digest sprouts are known to be a must for dieters. Sprouts chilla for weight loss is a sneak way of adding these tiny healthy seeds to our diet. You can serve it with green chutney to make it more exciting and flavourful.

With 93 calories and 3.5 g of fibre per chilla, 2 of these healthy moong sprouts chilla can make up a satiating breakfast. To enjoy more such recipes, glance through our collection of Healthy Breakfast Pancakes.

Tips for sprouted moong and methi chilla. 1. If you are making sprouts at home, you will have to plan it in advance. Learn how to make moong sprouts. 2. The batter for the chilla should be thick enough to spread well. If the batter is too thick, add very little water. 3. If the batter has turned out to be slightly runny, then add 1 more tbsp. of besan and mix well. 4. Methi can be substituted with chopped spinach.

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Sprouted Moong and Methi Chilla, 100-calorie Snacks

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 chilas
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Ingredients


For Sprouted Moong and Methi Chilla
1 cup sprouted moong (whole green gram)
3 green chillies , roughly chopped
1 small piece ginger (adrak) , roughly chopped
1/2 cup roughly chopped fenugreek (methi)
1 tbsp besan (bengal gram flour)
salt to taste
2 1/4 tsp oil for tempering , greasing and cooking
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
2 pinches asafoetida (hing)

Method
For sprouted moong and methi chilla

    For sprouted moong and methi chilla
  1. To make sprouted moong and methi chilla, combine the moong sprouts, green chillies, ginger and ½ cup of water and blend it in a mixer to a smooth paste.
  2. Transfer it to a bowl, add the fenugreek leaves, besan and salt and mix well to form a smooth batter. Keep aside.
  3. Heat 1 tsp of oil in a small non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
  4. When they crackle, add the asafoetida and mix well.
  5. Pour the tempering over the batter and mix well.
  6. Divide the batter into 4 equal portions and keep aside.
  7. Heat and grease a non-stick tava (griddle) using ¼ tsp of oil.
  8. Pour a portion of the batter on the tava (griddle) and spread it evenly, using a ladle to make a 125 mm (5”) diameter thin circle.
  9. Cook the sprouted moong and methi chilla, using ¼ tsp of oil, till both sides turn golden brown in colour.
  10. Repeat with the remaining batter to make 3 more sprouted moong and methi chillas.
  11. Serve the sprouted moong and methi chilla hot.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per chila
Energy93 cal
Protein4.7 g
Carbohydrates11.4 g
Fiber3.5 g
Fat3.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium9.8 mg
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How to make sprouted moong and methi chilla recipe

    How to make sprouted moong and methi chilla recipe
  1. To make sprouted moong and methi chilla recipe | healthy moong sprouts chilla | Indian methi cheela | sprouts chilla for weight loss, in a deep bowl or mixer jar, take the moong sprouts. Moong sprouts is a nutri-dense sprout. It’s a good sources of several nutrients like vitamins, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus etc. To learn more about the health benefits of moong sprouts, refer our glossary for moong sprouts
  2. Add the green chillies. You can adjust the quantity to suit your tastebuds.
  3. Add the ginger.
  4. Add around ½ cup of water.
  5. Blend it in a mixer to a smooth paste. If you find the batter a little thick, add a little extra water.
  6. Transfer the batter to a bowl.
  7. Add the fenugreek leaves. Here are 9 impressive health benefits of methi leaves.
  8. Now add the besan and salt. Besan is a must ingredient for every chilla recipe as it helps in binding together all the ingredients and spreading the chilla on tava properly.
  9. Mix well to form a smooth batter. The batter should have a dosa batter like consistency, not too watery nor too thick.
  10. Heat 1 tsp of oil in a small non-stick pan.
  11. Once the oil is hot, add the cumin seeds.
  12. When they crackle, add the asafoetida and mix well.
  13. Pour the tempering over the batter.
  14. Mix well.
  15. Divide the batter of sprouted moong and methi chilla recipe | healthy moong sprouts chilla | Indian methi cheela | sprouts chilla for weight loss into 4 equal portions and keep aside.
  16. Heat and grease a non-stick tava (griddle) using ¼ tsp of oil.
  17. Pour a portion of the batter on the tava (griddle).
  18. Spread it evenly, using a ladle to make a 125 mm (5”) diameter thin circle.
  19. Cook the sprouted moong and methi chilla recipe | healthy moong sprouts chilla | Indian methi cheela | sprouts chilla for weight loss, using ¼ tsp of oil, till both sides turn golden brown in colour.
  20. Repeat with the remaining batter to make 3 more sprouted moong and methi chilla recipe | healthy moong sprouts chilla | Indian methi cheela | sprouts chilla for weight loss.
  21. Serve sprouted moong and methi chilla recipe | healthy moong sprouts chilla | Indian methi cheela | sprouts chilla for weight loss hot with dahiwali phudina chutney.
  22. Sprouted Moong and Methi Chilla is a great diabetic and heart friendly recipe because of the addition of healthy ingredients like moong sprouts and methi leaves. Here are some more recipes using moong sprouts :

Tips for sprouted moong and methi chilla

    Tips for sprouted moong and methi chilla
  1. If you are making sprouts at home, you will have to plan it in advance. Learn how to make moong sprouts.
  2. The batter for the chilla should be thick enough to spread well. If the batter is too thick, add very little water. 
  3. If the batter has turned out to be slightly runny, then add 1 more tbsp. of besan and mix well. 
  4. Methi can be substituted with chopped spinach.

Health Benefits of sprouted moong and methi chilla

    Health Benefits of sprouted moong and methi chilla
  1. Sprouted Moong and Methi Chilla – for weight loss, diabetes and healthy heart.
  2. The fibre in these chillas makes it a wise choice for all those who aim to eat healthy. 
  3. The fibre helps to manage blood sugar levels and cholesterol levels. 
  4. It also helps to give a feeling of satiety, which avoids binge eating. 
  5. The protein helps boost metabolism and aid in weight loss. 
  6. Protein is also a key nutrient to maintain the health of all the cells of the body including the skin, immune system and various organs. 

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Sprouted Moong and Methi Chilla, 100-calorie Snacks
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30 Nov 20 11:34 AM
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