Moong Ke Cheelay Recipe - Whole moong pancakes stuffed with spicy paneer mixture.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Whole green grams (sabut moong), Salt

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Snack

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Moong Ke Cheelay

Moong Ke Cheelay Recipe - How to make Moong Ke Cheelay


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Whole green grams (sabut moong) soaked in 2 cups water for 4 hours1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Green chillies broken2

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Gram flour (besan) 1 tablespoon

  • Soda bicarbonate a pinch

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) 100 grams

  • Grated cheese 2-3 tablespoons

  • Onion 1 medium

  • Ginger finely chopped 1/2 inch

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Oil to shallow fry


Step 1

Drain and grind moong with salt, green chillies and a little water till smooth. Transfer into a bowl and add salt, asafoetida, cumin seeds, turmeric powder and gram flour and mix well. Add a little water to adjust consistency of the batter.

Step 2

Add soda bicarbonate and lemon juice and mix well. Set aside for a while.Heat Wonderchef Click Amaze Tawa. Grate paneer into a bowl. Add cheese and mix.

Step 3

Chop onion and put into a bowl. Add paneer-cheese mixture and mix well. If you want you can add a little ginger too. Add red chilli powder and mix. Spread a little batter on the tawa to a medium round cheela. Drizzle a little oil all around and cook on medium heat till the underside is done.

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