Recipe – Split green gram pancake / Green moong dal dosa / Green moong dal chilla

Soaking time: Minimum 2 hours (you can soak it overnight as well)

Preparation Time: 10 mins

Cooking Time: 15 mins

Serves: 6 Chillas /Dosas /Pancakes


  • Green moong dal (split green gram): 1 cup, soaked for 2 hours and drained
  • Ginger and green chili, finely chopped: 1/2 Tablespoon
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon or to taste
  • Oil for greasing and cooking: 3 Teaspoon
  • Chat masala: 1/2 tsp (Optional)
  • Fennel seeds or coriander seeds: 1 Teaspoon
  • Finely chopped coriander (dhania): 1 Tablespoon
  • Water: ½ Cup


  • Blend the green moong dal, ginger, green chili and water to a smooth batter. Add little water and make the batter a smooth dropping consistency mix.
  • Transfer the mix to a bowl. Add salt, chat masala, coriander seeds and coriander leaves.
  • Heat a non-stick pan. Pour 3 tablespoon of the batter in pan and spread it lightly to make a 4-5-inch diameter circle.
  • Flip it carefully and cook it till it turns golden brown from both the sides.
  • Take out the chilla and serve hot with chutney.


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