Poha ,chana Dal and Coconut Pancake


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I was new to the field of cooking so my grandma taught me some tasty and quick to make recipes the above is one such recipe. The dish can be completed with very little oil and makes a heavy tiffin.

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Poha ,chana Dal and Coconut Pancake recipe - How to make Poha ,chana Dal and Coconut Pancake

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2 cups beaten rice (poha) , soaked in warm water
2 cups grated coconut
2 cups besan (bengal gram flour)
freshly ground black pepper powder to taste
1 small onion , finely chopped
3 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
2 green chillies , finely chopped
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp chaat masala
1 tsp oil for frying
  1. Heat the oil in pan, add the onions and saute till golden brown.
  2. Add the coconut flakes and drained poha and saute for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the spices and mix well. Keep aside.
  4. Combine the besan, sauteed mixture and add enough water to make a soft dough.
  5. Divide the dough into 5 equal portions and pat them to make small thin round pancakes.
  6. Heat a tava and cook each pancake, using oil till golden brown from both the sides.
  7. Serve hot with chutney or sauce.

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This recipe was contributed by deepa_sriram on 13 Oct 2011

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