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Looking for a post-workout meal? Here’s a protein-packed recipe

MasterChef runner-up Neha Deepak Shah recently shared this easy cheela recipe. Would you like to try?

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi |
November 18, 2020 7:10:54 pm
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While physical activity is an important aspect of living a healthy life, it is also about what one eats throughout the day, and especially after a workout. But if you are unsure about what to eat after a strenuous exercise session and are looking for healthy options, MasterChef India runner-up Neha Deepak Shah‘s easy Stuffed Moong Dal Crepe or cheela is worth a try.

As per Shah, the recipe has “less than 300 calories”. “Super easy to make and doesn’t need anything fancy,” she added.

Check it out below:

Stuffed Moong Dal Crepe (Cheela)

Ingredients (for two big cheelas)

60g – Moong Dal
2 no – Green Chilli
Can add ginger
Salt and coriander

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*Soak moong dal for three hours. Grind into a coarse paste. Add green chillies, ginger, salt and coriander leaves and mix the batter.
*Spread the batter on a hot tawa like dosa and let it cook on both sides.
*Enjoy with sauce made of yoghurt, chilli powder and black salt.


Shah used blanched and sautéed broccoli with a touch of ghee, salt, pepper and chilli flakes for the filling.
For a protein-rich meal, avoid potato in the filling.

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