Recipe: Veg- Moong dal Thalipeeth (Veg – green gram pan cakes)

Recipe: Veg- Moong dal Thalipeeth (Veg – green gram pan cakes)

This is a very healthy recipe for breakfast, good in protein and full of colorful veggies. You can also make it of sprouted whole moong/ mix sprouts or mix dals. You can use rice flour, semolina or corn flour to make the consistency thick and it becomes easy to bind.


  • Green moong Dal 2 cups/ 250 g (Split green gram)
  • Rice flour / Rawa (Semolina)2 tbs
  • Vegetables-Bell peppers (all colors), Carrot, Cabbage, Onion, Tomatoes (seeds removed) 2cups (add of your choice)
  • Cumin – Coriander powder 1 tsp
  • Garlic 6-7 cloves
  • Ginger ½ inch
  • Green chilies 3-4
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil


  • Soak Moong dal for 2 hours in warm water
  • Drain all the water and keep it in the strainer for 15 to 20 mins to allow the water to drain completely
  • Cut the vegetables finely, and keep aside
  • Grind together dal, ginger, garlic and green chilies coarsely without adding water
  • Add all the spices, rice flour/semolina and salt to the dough
  • Make 6 to 8 equal portions of the dough and same portions of mixed vegs separately
  • Preheat the pan or tava and brush it with oil
  • Now take one portion of each- dough and veg, mix together and make a 2” diameter pancake on a butter paper.
  • Make a small hole in middle of the pan cake to make it more crispier.
  • You can also make them directly on the pan without using butter paper. Do not heat the pan in this case. Just oil it.
  • Cook the pancake on both sides till golden brown
  • Serve hot with green chutney

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