Proteins Packed Mix Pulses Chilla

Proteins Packed Mix Pulses Chilla

Hello there,

Looking for some healthy breakfast or snack options? Here’s one! This is fully packed with proteins, nutrients and all the goodness from veggies. It also makes a great lunch box option for your kid. This super yum recipe can be made in minutes, it keeps you full and energetic all day.

So are up for it? Lets get started.. All you need to do is to get all ingredients in one place, we will do this in two parts preparing batter and making chilla. Below is the ingredients list.


  • 1/4  cup Moong dal 
  • 1/4 cup Urad dal
  • 1/2 cup Tur dal
  • 1 cup idli rice/ any white rice
  • 2 red chillies
  • 1 tsp Methi seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 pinch Turmeric powder
  • 1 pinch Asefoetida
  • Few Curry leaves
  • Few Corriander leaves
  • 1 large Onion finely Chopped
  • 1/2 cup cabbage finely chopped
  • 1/2 Capsicum finely chopped
  • 1 small Carrot grated
  • 2 tsp Oil 
  • Pinch of cooking soda
  • Salt to taste





Soaking And Grinding

soaked dal

  • Wash the mix pulses and rice well. Add two big glasses of water to mixture and allow them to soak. 
  • Also add two red chilies and Methi seeds into it.
  • Allow them to soak for min of 4 hours.
  • After 4 hours remove the excess water, and take soaked content into mixer jar.
  • Add Cumin, Turmeric powder, Curry leaves, Asafoetida and grind it to fine paste. You can a little water if required.


Chilla Making

In this chilla we are not going to let the batter to ferment.  We can make chilla instantly from the prepared batter. Now that our batter is ready, its time for veggies.
  • Add all the chopped and grated veggies. That is Onion, Cabbage, Capsicum, Coriander. 
  • Add some salt as per your taste and a pinch of cooking soda.
  • If the batter is too thick, you can add little water.
  • Heat the dosa tawa on high flame for 2-3 min and brush some oil onto it.
  • Now spread the batter on the tawa in circular motion and make nice round like dosa. Keep the flame on low and cover it with a lid.
  • Let it cook well for 2-3 min and then flip the side.
  • Cook it for a min or two and take it into a plate. 


Yay!! Your mix pulses, mix veggies healthy proteins and nutrients packed power breakfast is ready. 
To save your time all you can do is make the batter( without adding salt, soda, veggies) ready and store it into refrigerator. You can store into a clean air tight container in refrigerator for 4-5 days. Whenever you need to make this chilla, take some batter, add salt and fresh veggies to it. Simple right 🙂
You can have it with just tomato ketchup, coriander or coconut chutney. You can skip or any veggies of your choice, it tastes awesome even with just onion and coriander. So enjoy it they way you like, every variation taste great!! 
Please do let me know if you liked this recipe, your views by commenting below.

Till my next post stay fit and look fabulous!!  

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