Moong Dal Omelette

Moong Dal Omelette

Lentils or dais are an important source of protein in the Indian diet and almost all Indian cuisines have some amount of lentils in them. Moong dal is filled with several vitamins and minerals and aids in managing body weight This healthy and delectable omelette could be a great way to add proteins to your breakfast.

Preparation Time: 35 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Makes 4 servings


• 3/4th cup split skinless green

gram (moong dal) washed and

soaked for 2 hours

• 1 medium onion chopped

• 1 medium green capsicum chopped

• 2 tbsp corn kernels boiled and crushed

• 1 medium tomato chopped

• 2 tbsp fresh coriander leaves chopped

• 1/4th teaspoon turmeric powder

• 3 green chillies

• 4 tsp oil

• 1 medium beetroot cut into thin strips

• 1 medium carrot cut into thin strips

• Salt to taste


1. Put soaked split green gram in

a blender, add green chillies, salt and sufficient water and blend into a fine paste.

2. Transfer the paste into a bowl.

3. Add chopped onions, capsicum, corn kernels, tomato, coriander leaves and turmeric powder and mix well.

4. Heat 1 tsp oil in a non-stick pan and spread a ladle full of batter evenly. Cover and cook till the downward side turns golden.

Flip and sprinkle beetroot strips and carrot strips. Drizzle a little

ghee all around and cook till both sides are evenly golden.

6. Serve hot with green chutney or curd.

Nutritive value per serving:

• Calories: 189.25 kcal

• Protein: 7.5 g

• Fat: 5.5 g

• Carbohydrates: 25 g

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