How to make Besan Pancake With Sprouts And Paneer -

Healthy gram flour pancakes with cottage cheese and sprouts.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sirf 30 minute.

Main Ingredients : Gram flour (besan) (बेसन), Paneer (Cottage cheese) (पनीर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Besan Pancake With Sprouts And Paneer

Besan Pancake With Sprouts And Paneer Recipe Card


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.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Besan Pancake With Sprouts And Paneer Recipe

  • Gram flour (besan) 2 cups

  • Paneer (Cottage cheese) 50 grams

  • Carom seeds (ajwain) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • For Stuffing cup

  • Bean sprouts boiled 1

  • Red capsicum 1/4 medium

  • Yellow capsicum 1/4 medium

  • Green capsicum 1/4

  • Tomato 1 medium

  • Green chillies 2-3

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 3 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Place the gram flour in a bowl. Add salt, carom seeds and red chilli powder. Add water, little by little, and whisk to make a smooth dosa like batter.

Step 2

Chop the red, yellow and green capsicums. Remove the seeds and chop the tomato. Chop the green chillies and coriander leaves.

Step 3

Cut the paneer into small cubes. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a non stick pan and add cumin seeds. When the seeds begin to change colour, add all the three capsicums, green chilies, tomato and paneer and toss.

Step 4

Add bean sprouts, salt and coriander leaves and mix well. Heat a dosa tawa and put a little oil on it. Pour a little batter and spread into a round pancake.

Step 5

Drizzle a little oil all around and cook till the underside is lightly browned. Spread a little of the filling over the pancake and switch off the heat.

Step 6

Fold the pancake and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.