Moong Dal Breakfast

Moong dal, one of the richest forms of plant protein, is indigenous to Asia and comes in a variety of forms including whole, split, de-husked, and powdered. Moong dal’s mild, earthy taste can be enhanced by utilizing a range of flavors to make dishes like dosa, khichdi, dal, cheela, and fritters, among others.

We are going to make “Moong dal pancakes” which are enriched with the goodness of wholesome veggies, moong dal, curd, quick oats, and besan. This is not only going to provide you a nice kick of energy but a mouth-watering taste and required nutrition for the body as well.

HEALTH BENEFITS

  1. Aids in weight loss.
  2. May lower bad LDL cholesterol levels.
  3. It May helps prevent heat stroke.
  4. Good for the heart.
  5. Controls blood sugar levels.
  6. Boosts the immune system.

PREPARATION TIME: 5 minutes

COOKING TIME: 5-10 minutes

TOTAL TIME: 15-20 minutes

SERVES: 4

CALORIES: 122 Kcal/serve

INGREDIENTS

1.Soaked moong dal½ cup
2.Quick Oats½ cup
3.Besan¼ cup
4.Fresh curd½ cup
5.WaterSome
6.Corn¼ cup
7.Capsicum¼ cup
8.Carrot1
9.Onion¼ cup
10.SaltTo taste
11.Coriander powderTo taste
12.TurmericTo taste
13.Red chili powderTo taste
14.Baking Powder1/8 tsp.
15.Oil1 tsp.

DIRECTIONS

  1. Add curd, quick oats, moong dal, and besan along with some water into a grinder and grind well.
  2. Transfer it to a bowl, cover it with a lid and let it rest for some time (Approximately 15-20 minutes).
  3. Meanwhile, you can chop your veggies and do other preparation.
  4. Into the bowl, add all the vegetables and mix them well.
  5. Now it’s time for the spices and baking powder to be added.
  6. Grease the pan/tava with some oil and pour the prepared batter in the shape of a pancake, cover it with a lid, and make sure to cook it evenly from both sides.
  7. Serve warm with any dip of your choice.

NUTRITIONAL VALUE

Moong Dal is a low-fat pulse that is rich in both fiber and protein, and other essential vitamins and minerals including Vitamin A, B, C, E, iron, calcium, potassium, and many more.

Quick oats are an amazing source of energy and are especially rich in soluble fiber. It is enriched with the goodness of minerals including thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, Vitamin B6, folate, pantothenic acid, etc.

Besan is a rich source of copper, magnesium, manganese, iron, phosphorus, thiamine, and folate.

Curd, being a great source of protein is also a good source of calcium, potassium, phosphorus, and zinc.

Vegetables including carrots, tomato, onion, and capsicum are ultimate sources of good quality fiber along with being loaded with essential micronutrients.

ENERGY (Kcal)CARBOHYDRATES (g)PROTEIN (g)FATS (g)
490 Kcal78 g22 g12 g

CALORIES: 122 Kcal/serve

Enjoy this deliciously nutritious and filling breakfast with your loved ones!

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