Moong dal is widely known for its ayurvedic properties. It is highly nourishing, easy to digest and a great source of protein. Moong Dal Chilka is basically split and flat and one side is green in colour& flat oval in shape.It is a convenient food item which even simply cooked provides very good taste, smell and health benefits. Traditionally, we have been using moong dal to recover from different kinds of illness like fever, anaemia, cholesterol, constipation, heat stroke, dehydration, etc. Split moong dal is generally recommended for children, old and sick people and as it is easily digestible. It rarely causes acidity and flatulence related problems. Moong dal is very easy and fast to cook. This dal has a mild taste and various condiments like cumin, coriander, turmeric, pepper etc. can be added to enhance its flavour.