lauki moong daal cheela
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Lauki Moong Daal Cheela

Lauki Moong Daal Cheela- Healthy ,delicious and easy to make bottle gourd and yellow lentil crepes
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Lunch box Recipe
Cuisine: Uttar Pradesh Cuisine
Keyword: Cheela, lauki, moong daal cheela
Servings: 4 people
Author: anjanaskc


  • 1 cup Yellow Moong Daal
  • 2 cup Bottle gourd/ Lauki Grated
  • 3 Green Chilies
  • 1 inch Ginger/ Adrak
  • To Taste Salt
  • Pinch Turmeric
  • 1/4 Tsp Asafoetida
  • 1 tsp Cumin/ Jeera
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Coriander/ Hara Dhaniya
  • 3 tbsp Ghee or Cooking Oil
  • 1 tbsp Chili Flakes


  • Wash and soak yellow lentil/moong daal in enough water for an hour minimum.
  • Drain the water and grind it with 2 chopped green chilies and ginger and make a thick and fine paste.
  • Peel and grate bottle gourd and add in the ground daal ,add salt,asafoetida,cumin and turmeric, mix well.
  • Grease a non stick or a cast iron heavy griddle/ tawa and spread the batter to make a thin cheela and cook on medium heat. sprinkle some chopped green chilies, chopped fresh coriander and chili gently.
  • Drizzle ghee or oil over the cheela and around the edges and when it dries on top and get a nice golden colour at the bottom ,flip it gently.
  • Drizzle some ghee and oil and roast from the other side and cook it become nice golden and crisp.
  • When done from both the sides then remove from the griddle and serve hot.
  • Serve with mint chutney , tomato ketchup or any tangy dip of your choice.