Sprouted Moong and Methi Chila (100 Calorie Snacks)


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Suggested serving size for 100 calories: 1 chila
protein and vitamin rich, easy to digest sprouts are a must for dieters. These chila combine sprouts with methi to make a delightful dish rich in iron, fibre and folic acid.

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Makes 4 chilas
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Ingredients

1 cup moong sprouts
3 green chillies , roughly chopped
25 mm (1”) piece roughly chopped ginger
1/2 cup roughly chopped fenugreek (methi) leaves
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
  1. 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 chila, using ¼ tsp of oil, till both sides turn golden brown in colour.
  10. Repeat with the remaining batter to make 3 more chilas.
  11. Serve hot.
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