Moong Ke Cheelay

Whole moong pancakes stuffed with spicy paneer mixture. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Moong Ke Cheelay
Main Ingredients Whole Green Gram, Cottage Cheese
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Moong Ke Cheelay

  • 1 cup Whole Green Gram soaked in 2 cups water for 4 hours
  • to taste Cottage Cheese
  • 2 Green chillies broken
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon Gram flour (besan)
  • a pinch Soda bicarbonate
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 100 grams Paneer (cottage cheese)
  • 2-3 tablespoons Grated cheese
  • 1 medium Onion
  • 1/2 inch Ginger finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • to shallow fry Oil


  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.
  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.
  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.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1241
Carbohydrates 133
Protein 72.1
Fat 47
Other Fiber Fiber- 16.4gm