Watch: How To Make Quick And Easy Moong Dal Cheela For Breakfast

Cheela is a popular breakfast option across Indian homes. Here's how you can make a high-protein stuffed cheela at home easily.

Aanchal Mathur  |  Updated: September 24, 2020 12:02 IST

  • A high-protein diet is an essential one for our body
  • Cheela is a quick and easy way to load up on nutrients
  • Here is a fuss-free, high-protein cheela recipe to try at home

A light, quick and easy breakfast is something that can instantly give a great start to your day. Imagine a quick, wholesome yet light breakfast that not only satiates your hunger pangs but also fills you up with necessary nutrients for the rest of the day. Sounds perfect, right? But more often than not, we end up either with a few slices of bread or skipping the breakfast altogether amid the morning rush.

But did you know that there are a plethora of quick breakfast options that are brimming with nutrition and taste that you can prepare right in the morning without any hassle? Cheela, for instance, is a perfect breakfast that you can make. An Indian version of pancake or crepes, cheela is a popular breakfast option that is quick and easy. It is tasty and easy to tuck in right in the morning instead of anything overly spicy or greasy. And you can always make it healthier and wholesome by adding your choice of ingredients to it.

(Also Read: 5 Unique Cheela Recipes To Add Fun And Flavours To Your Breakfast)


Breakfast is often deemed as one of the most important meals of the day since it helps refuel and revitalise you after a long break. It also helps boost metabolism and keep you satiated until the next meal. And as per health experts, breakfast should be full of protein and this moong dal cheela stuffed with paneer is a perfect dish to begin with.


This recipe of moong dal cheela has soaked and ground moong dal made into a thin batter, cooked on a tawa from both sides, without oil, along with crunchy cashews, diced cottage cheese, cabbage, capsicum and onion stuffed in between. Alternatively, you can mix all the ingredients together while making the batter as well. Not only is this cheela healthy and loaded with protein, but also has tantalising flavours of chaat masala.

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Find the full written recipe here. You can serve it with mint chutney.

Try this quick and easy cheela recipe at home and share your experience with us in the comments section below.


About Aanchal MathurAanchal doesn't share food. A cake in her vicinity is sure to disappear in a record time of 10 seconds. Besides loading up on sugar, she loves bingeing on FRIENDS with a plate of momos. Most likely to find her soulmate on a food app.

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