Lauki and Whole Green Moong Dal Cheela Recipe

Lauki and Whole Green Moong Dal Cheela, a delicious protein rich breakfast which you can also make for your mid day snack. Serve it with Green Chutney and Masala Chai.

Preeti Tamilarasan
Lauki and Whole Green Moong Dal Cheela Recipe
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Lauki And Whole Green Moong Dal Cheela Recipe is a healthy and protein rich Cheela / Dosa recipe. It is gluten free and vegan. Nutritious bottle gourd combined with high protein whole green moong dal makes a protein rich and high fiber much-needed breakfast for vegetarians.

Cheela is usually prepared with besan (gram flour) but here I have used whole green gram just like Andhra Pesarattu Dosa.

Serve Lauki and Whole Green Moong Dal Cheela Recipe with Red Chilli Coconut Chutney Recipe (South Indian Chutney), or Sweet and Spicy Tomato Chutney Recipe for breakfast. You can also serve a cup of Masala Chai with it.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dosa Recipes such as

  1. Ragi Drumstick Leaves Adai
  2. Mixed Sprouts Coriander Dosa With Idli Dosa Batter
  3. Magalorean Neer Dosa Recipe (Savory Rice & Coconut Crepe)

Did you know: Bottle gourd has 90% water in it. Bottle gourd is recommended by Ayurveda for better digestion. Because of its water content. It’s a boon for weight watchers. It can help in quenching extreme thirst in diabetic patients. Loaded with essential minerals and vitamins like calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, Vitamin A, C and folate, its popular for combating high blood pressure and improving heart health.

Cuisine: Indian
Course: North Indian Breakfast
Diet: Diabetic Friendly
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

25 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Green Moong Dal (Whole)
  • 1 tablespoon Rice flour
  • 1/2 cup Bottle gourd (lauki) , grated
  • 2 Green Chillies , chopped
  • 1 inch Ginger , chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped
  • Asafoetida (hing) , a pinch
  • Salt
  • 2 teaspoons Cooking oil
  • Water , as required

How to make Lauki and Whole Green Moong Dal Cheela Recipe

  1. To begin making Lauki And Whole Green Moong Dal Cheela Recipe, soak whole green gram for 5 hours. Wash and drain green gram. You can now proceed to prepare the batter for the cheela.

  2. To prepare the cheela batter, blend soaked green gram, ginger and chilies in a mixer to a smooth batter adding enough water.The batter should have a consistency thicker than a dosa batter as the addition off lauki will in turn add more water to the batter. Transfer the batter to a mixing bowl.

  3. At this stage, grate the lauki and add to the batter. Add chopped coriander leaves, salt, rice flour and hing. Add water if needed and prepare batter just like that of a dosa batter consistency.

  4. Heat a Tava or frying pan. Take a ladle full of batter and pour over the Tava. Spread the batter in circular motion from inside out. Pour a teaspoon of oil / ghee all over the sides of cheela and cook till it turns golden brown on both the sides. Similarly, prepare rest of the cheelas.

  5. Serve Lauki and Whole Green Moong Dal Cheela Recipe with Red Chilli Coconut Chutney Recipe (South Indian Chutney), or Sweet and Spicy Tomato Chutney Recipe for breakfast. You can also serve a cup of Masala Chai with it.

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Last Modified On Tuesday, 22 May 2018 10:20
     
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