How to make Moong Ke Cheelay - 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 Gram, Cottage Cheese

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Moong Ke Cheelay

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

For more recipes related to Moong Ke Cheelay checkout Steamed Moong Cheela , Moong Dal Waffle , Boote Ke Samose , Moong Toast With Cheese Slice . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Stuffed Aloo Tikki, Dakshini Squares, Choco Bite Muffins, Chilli Cheese Pizza Toast.

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Moong Ke Cheelay
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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Moong Ke Cheelay Recipe

  • Whole Green Gram soaked in 2 cups water for 4 hours 1 cup

  • Cottage Cheese to taste

  • Green chillies broken 2

  • 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

Method

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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