Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Protein Dal Pancake


1 cup split whole green beans (chilke wali moong dal)
2 tbsp coriander, finely chopped
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
grated ginger (small piece)
1 tbsp chopped garlic
Salt to taste
A pinch of baking soda

For Filling

100g paneer, cut into thick fingers
1 onion, cut into long strips
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1 capsicum, cut into long strips
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp garam masala
Juice of one lemon
Salt to taste


  • Soak dal for 3 -4 hours only Strain it well.
  • Add coriander, salt, chilli powder, ginger, garlic and soda.
  • Grind it with one cup of water to form a smooth batter. Add another ½ cup of water to get a pouring consistency. Keep it aside.

  • For filling; heat oil, add onion, salt, garam masala, chilli powder and the red chilli powder. Now capsicum strips and fry for one or two minutes.
  • Now add the paneer pieces and cook for 2-3 minutes and sprinkle some lemon juice on them and remove from the fire.

  • For Pancake; Heat non stick pan, smear 1 tsp oil in centre. Spread 1 big serving spoon of batter to make a pancake of about 4 inch diameter.
  • Put little oil on all sides to make it crispy. Cook on both the sides.
  • When done spread filling on pancake and roll. Serve hot with mint or coriander chutney.

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