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Moonglet - Protein Moong Omlette

Updated: Mar 29, 2021

Moong is my favorite lentil forrrr sure, its wholesome, balancing, kind to our if moong were a person they would just be a really nice loving person that gives good cuddles...u know what i mean!? It's always nice to mix up the way we use lentils and i really love this recipe so much, when i first created it i was literally making it EVERY week for at least 6 months...Give it a go and then tell me how much you lowe it :)

Prep time: 10 minutes (overnight soaking required)

Cook time: 15 minutes

Total time: 25 minutes

Serves: 6 pancakes


2 cups whole moong lentils (soaked overnight)

Thumb Sized piece of ginger

⅓ cup white rice flour

⅓ - ½ cup filtered water

1 tbsp sunflower oil

Flava flave

1 tbsp CCF powder OR 1 tsp cumin powder, 1 tsp coriander powder & 1 tsp fennel powder

⅛ tsp pure asafoetida

½ tsp turmeric

2 tsp salt

1 tbsp dried fenugreek leaves

Fizzy bubbly

2 tsp apple cider vinegar

1 tsp soda baking soda


½ cup finely chopped Green beans

½ cup carrots grated Carrots

  1. Take your soaked lentils and rinse till water is clear.

  2. Add all moonglet ingredients to a food processor and blend till the lentils are finely ground and form a batter

  3. Scoop into a bowl and add in all flava flave ingredients. Mix well.

  4. Prepare your toppings and If you are making any chutneys, THIS IS YOUR TIME !!! ( see notes below for my humble recommendations).

  5. Heat frying pan on medium flame or flat pan and spray/brush with oil

  6. Add in the fizzy bubbly ingredients and mix again.

  7. add ladle of the batter and gently press with the back of the ladle into a round pancake shape 1-2cm thick.

  8. Sprinkle on your toppings and press gently, cover with a lid for a couple of minutes

  9. remove lid and let the base crisp for another 2 minutes then check and see if the base has browned.

  10. Use a spatula to flip it over and cook for another few minutes till browned and crisp

  11. Remove from the pan onto a cooling rack (you can keep warm in the oven too)

  12. Continue to do the same till batter is finished.

♡ Sprinkle a wholleeeeee lot of joy, say a prayer of gratitude and serve with love

Serving recommendations: Coconut chutney or 3 herb chutney

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