Moong Dal Pancake

A spiced moongdal batter pancake that tastes great with chutney or even just by itself. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

New Update
Moong Dal Pancake

" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen>

Main Ingredients Whole green grams (sabut moong), Ginger
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 1-2days
Cook time 6-10 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Moong Dal Pancake

  • 1 cup Whole green grams (sabut moong) soaked overnight
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger chopped
  • 2-3 Green chillies broken
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 8-10 Fresh mint leaves chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 medium Onion
  • for shallo Oil
  • cut into r Banana leaves


  1. Grind together ginger, green chillies, chopped coriander, chopped mint, cumin seeds, red chilli powder, salt, asafoetida and whole green gram with ¼ cup water and transfer into a bowl. Adjust the thickness of the batter by adding water, if required, to make it of dropping consistency.
  2. Add lemon juice and mix well.
  3. Finely chop onion.
  4. Heat oil in a non-stick pan and wipe dry with a tissue paper. Pour ladleful of batter on it and gently spread into a disc. Add some chopped onion on top, press and cook evenly from both sides.
  5. Alternately, you can also cook pancakes on banana leaves. Spread the batter on greased banana leaf round, put onion on top and cover with another banana leaf. Put it in the pan and cook till done or steam for 4-5 minutes.
  6. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1051
Carbohydrates 136.4
Protein 51.4
Fat 33.3
Other Fiber Fiber- 20.7gm