Sunday, March 18, 2018

Broken Wheat Pancake

Broken Wheat Pancake

Broken Wheat (fine variety) - 1 cup
Sour Curd - 3/4 cup (adjust quantity according to consistency of batter)
Grated coconut (fresh) - 1 or 2 tbsp
Jaggery - 1 tbsp
Banana (overripe, sweet) - 1
Green chilies - 2 (can increase or decrease according to taste)
Curry leaves (shredded) - 2 or 3 sprigs
Salt - to taste

Soak split wheat in curd for 10 to 15 minutes
Coarse grind coconut, banana and green chilies
Add to soaked wheat
Add salt, jaggery and curry leaves
Mix well
Batter should be thick, that can be spread with hand on the pan
Smear a non-stick pan with little coconut oil
Spread the batter on the pan carefully to form a pancake or thick dosa (adai)
Cover and let it cook for 5 to 7 minutes
Open the lid and carefully flip it over
Let the other side cook
It should be thick and crispy
Makes for a great healthy breakfast  

Health Benefits of Broken Wheat

Fibre rich
Rich in minerals and B vitamins
Low GI
Diabetic friendly
Helps in weight loss
Helps to control belly fat

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