Green Moong Dal and Carrot Mini Pancakes
3/4 cup green moong dal (split green gram)
1/2 cup grated carrot
1 tbsp roughly chopped green chillies
1/4 cup curds (dahi)
1 tbsp besan (bengal gram flour)
1/4 cup grated paneer (cottage cheese)
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1/2 tsp baking powder
salt to taste
oil for greasing and cooking
Soak the green moong dal in enough hot water in a deep bowl for 2 hours.
Drain and keep aside.
Combine the dal, green chillies and curds in a mixer and blend it till smooth.
Transfer the mixture in a deep bowl add the besan, carrot, paneer, asafoetida, baking powder, salt and approx. ¼ cup of water, mix well and keep aside.
Heat a non-stick mini uttapa pan and grease with little oil.
Pour 1 tbsp of the batter in each uttapa mould and spread it lightly.
Cook on both sides, using a little oil till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides.
Repeat steps 5 to 7 to make 14 more mini pancakes in 2 more batches.
Serve immediately with green chutney.