Dal ka chilla (leftover dal ka chilla) Recipe

Dal ka chilla is a savory pancake made from leftover dal (lentil soup). It is a popular breakfast or snack option in India. The chilla is made by mixing the leftover dal with spices, herbs, and flour to form a batter, which is then cooked on a griddle until crispy and golden brown. It is usually served with chutney or yogurt for a delicious and nutritious meal.

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Ingredients for Dal ka chilla (leftover dal ka chilla) Recipe

  • 1/2 cup Leftover Dal
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 Green Chilies, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon Coriander Leaves, Chopped
  • 0.13 inch Ginger, Grated
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/4 cup Besan
  • as needed Water As Needed
  • as needed Oil Or Ghee For Cooking

Directions: Dal Ka Chilla (leftover Dal Ka Chilla) Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a mixing bowl, add leftover dal, chopped onions, green chilies, coriander leaves, ginger, and spices.
  • STEP 2.Add besan (gram flour) and water to the bowl and mix well to form a smooth batter.
  • STEP 3.Heat a griddle or non-stick pan and grease it with oil or ghee.
  • STEP 4.Pour a ladleful of the batter onto the griddle and spread it in a circular motion.
  • STEP 5.Cook the chilla on medium heat until the bottom side turns golden brown.
  • STEP 6.Flip the chilla and cook the other side until it is crispy and cooked through.
  • STEP 7.Serve the dal ka chilla hot with chutney or yogurt.

Cooking Tips

  • You can add finely chopped vegetables like spinach, grated carrots, or bell peppers to the batter for added nutrition.
  • Adjust the spices according to your taste preference.
  • Make sure the griddle or pan is hot before pouring the batter to ensure even cooking.

Storage and Serving

  • Dal ka chilla is best enjoyed immediately after cooking.
  • Leftover chillas can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the chillas on a griddle or in a toaster before serving.
Nutrition
value
14
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat< 1 g Protein2 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
    2g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    2g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    13mg
  • Iron
    1mg
  • Vitamin A
    341mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    24mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    13mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    28mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    15mg
  • Selenium
    2mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp