Moong daal (Green, whole) - soak over night - 1 cup, raw
Ginger - 1.5 inch
Chopped onions - 1 medium, chopped
Green chilies - 1 medium
Salt - to taste
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Garam masala - 1 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1 tbsp (0.5 tbsp + 0.5 tbsp)
Asafetida - few dashes
Optional - crumbled pareer.
Grind moong daal, green chilies, ginger to smooth paste. Add all the ingredients except chopped onions. Adjust the salt and seasoning to taste.
The consistency of the batter should be like pancake.
Heat the tawa or griddle on medium heat. Drizzle some cooking oil and then wipe off with moist paper oil or kitchen towel. Next pour a ladle of batter and spread gently in a circular manner.
sprinkle cut onions, paneer on the top.
drizzle oil around the edges and increase the heat of the stove. Once the edges start turning crispy or brown, flip to the other side and cook for sometime.
serve with ketchup or chutney.