Savoury Protein Pancakes


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Spicy, high-protein pancakes. Best had with chutney.

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Makes 10 pieces.
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For the batter
3/4 cup moong dal (split green gram)
3 green chillies
3 tbsp fresh low fat yoghurt
1 tbsp besan (Bengal gram flour)
a pinch asafoetida (hing)
1/2 tsp baking powder
salt to taste

For the cooking

To be mixed with stufing
100 gms grated low fat cottage cheese
2 tomatoes, chopped
2 green chillies, finely chopped
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste

  1. For the batter, soak the dal overnight for 3 to 4 hours.
  2. Grind the soaked dal with the green chilies and yoghurt.
  3. Add the gram flour, asafoetida, baking powder and salt and mix well.
  4. To proceed, heat a non-stick tawa (griddle) and spread a little moong dal mixture.
  5. Spread a little stuffing on it and smear a little oil on the sides.
  6. Turn upside down and cook again for a few minutes.
  7. Repeat with the remaining mixture and stuffing.
  8. Serve hot with mint chutney or sweet chutney.

  1. Goodness Guide :
  2. Contains all the essential amino acids.
  3. By grilling instead of frying, you can cut down on fat.
Nutrient values Per Serving :
6.6 g13.1 g3.7 g
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