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Masoor Sooji savory Cake (A High Protein Snacks.)

Manisha Shukla
15 minutes
Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Masoor Sooji savory Cake (A High Protein Snacks.) RECIPE

This high in protein pulse also contains essential amino acids Isoleucine and lysine. It contains folate, vitamin B1 and minerals. So presenting is a savory cake for you friends.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Kitty Parties
  • Fusion
  • Baking
  • Snacks
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Masoor soaked 1 cup
  2. Methi (fenugreek leaves frozen) 3/4 Cup
  3. Sooji 1 cup
  4. Curd 3/4 cup
  5. Buttermilk 1 cup.
  6. Oil 1/2 cup
  7. Chilli powder 1 tsp / to taste
  8. Dhania powder 1 tsp
  9. Garlic crushed 1 tsp
  10. Ginger grated 1 tsp
  11. Salt to taste
  12. Baking powder 1/2 tsp
  13. Baking soda 1/3 tsp
  14. Sesame seeds roasted 2 tsp
  15. Oil for seasoning.
  16. Asafoetida and mustard seeds for seasoning.
  17. Dry red chill for seasoning 1
  18. Curry patta for seasoning- few.


  1. Keep soaked masoor for boiling with a required amount of water.
  2. Thaw methi leaves.
  3. Till that we will prepare batter. Take sooji in a pan, add oil, salt and curd.
  4. Mix everything taking care not to form lumps. Now add half buttermilk stirring well. Cover and keep for 10 minutes.
  5. Add cooked (not over cooked) masoor and methi.
  6. The batter must be thick as sooji soaks water. So add buttermilk to get required consistency batter for cake. Add baking powder and soda and give a nice stir.
  7. Preheat oven at 180 C. Transfer the batter to the greased oven proof pan.
  8. Spread roasted Sesame seeds over it. Heat oil, add asafoetida, mustard seeds, red chill and curry patta.
  9. Spread seasoning over the cake batter and back in a preheated oven for 20 minutes.
  10. Make a toothpick taste. Bake for another 5 minutes for a nice brown color.
  11. Let it set for 10 minutes. And here is your healthy yummy savory cake.
  12. After 10 minutes cut and enjoy with a cup of coffee / tea.
  13. The same cup I have used for all the measurements is my 200 ml cup

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Maanika Hoon
Maanika Hoon   May-11-2017

Tasty one

Paramita Majumder
Paramita Majumder   Apr-27-2017

Great !

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