Mini Mixed Moong Daal Chila (Baby and Toddler): This recipe is a perfect example that children are capable of eating the same dishes you eat – just that you need to tweak them a bit to make them baby-friendly.

Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
Makes 7 mini Chilas


2 tbsp yellow moong daal (split yellow gram), soaked for 1 hour and drained
2 tbsp green moong daal (split green gram), soaked for 1 hour and drained
restricted quantity of salt
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
1 1/4 tsp oil for greasing and cooking


      1. Combine the yellow moong daal, green moong daal and approx. 3 tbsp of water in a mixer and blend till smooth.
      2. Transfer the mixture into a bowl, add the salt and asafoetida and mix well.
      3. Heat a mini uttapa pan and grease it using ¼ tsp of oil.
      4. Pour a spoonful of the batter in each uttapa mould to make a 75 mm. (3″) diameter round.
      5. Cook all the chilas, using 1 tsp of oil, till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides.
      6. Mini Mixed Moong Daal Chila is ready. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Value

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.