Moong Dal Chilla: Healthy Snack For Weight Loss [Sprouts Chilla]

Snehil Sharma
Snehil Sharma
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How to make it

Hate Sprouts? No Worries. Let’s give a twist and add much more deliciousness to them. Fitelo is here with a moong dal chilla recipe with amazing flavours and taste. Enjoy it as breakfast or as a snack, the choice is all yours. Please your taste buds while on a weight loss journey. So, let’s give it a try.

  • Firstly, blend the sprouted moong dal with green chilies, ginger, basil leaves, and curry leaves.
  • Now, add ½ cup of water to maintain the batter’s consistency.
  • After that, sprinkle some salt as per the taste.
  • Then, add black pepper and cumin powder and mix them well.
  • Further, heat a pan and add some drops of oil to it.
  • Now, keep on spreading the batter on the pan.
  • Lastly, cook both sides of the chilla till turns golden and crisp.
  • Finally! Your chilla is ready to serve with homemade chutney.

Add this protein-rich chilla to your breakfast menu and make your weight loss journey more effective!

Health Benefits of Moong Dal Chilla

Moong dal, a staple across Indian households, has several health benefits. Additionally, it is a rich fiber source that helps lower cholesterol and promotes heart health. According to the USDA, 1 cup of green moong dal has 49 grams of protein. And, having it in the form of a chilla also helps in losing weight.

1. Improves Digestion

The fiber content of lentils rises as they get sprouted. Sprouts increase the quantity of insoluble fiber in the gut. Thus, aids in forming stool and its passage through the digestive tract.

2. Aids Weight Loss

Sprouts, especially moong dal sprouts, have high fiber and low-calorie content. And also having green chilies in moong dal chilla helps burn off the excess fat in your body due to its thermogenic properties. Also, it helps boost the metabolic rate, therefore promoting weight loss.

3. Help Muscle Growth

Sprouts are high in plant-based protein. And also we know protein is required for muscular growth, fit and stable bones, and organ repair. So during your weight loss journey consuming sprouts helps you fulfill your protein needs. Although adding sprouts to the daily morning diet improves your metabolism and energy levels.

4. Prevent Anemia

Basically, if you are anemic, suffering from nausea, dizziness, lightheadedness, gastrointestinal problems, and more, you may counteract this by putting sprouts in your daily morning diet.

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All recipes from Fitelo’s kitchen are devised to suit specific needs. And what may suit one condition may not be applicable to the other. However, always consult your nutritionist or dietitian before adding any of these recipes to your diet. Read More.



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