healthy beetroot pancake recipe
peel and cut into chunks
whole wheat flour
palm jaggery or sugar
honey or maple syrup to drizzle
firstly, wash the beetroot, peel the skin and cut into pieces.
boil the beetroot in a pressure cooker with 2 tablespoons of water and pressure cook for 3 to 4 whistles. turn off the heat and allow it to cool.
drain the water and allow it to cool. add the cooked beetroot to mixer and extract into a smooth puree.
now add the wheat and plain flour, baking powder, egg, milk, curd, butter and jaggery. blend it all into a thick smooth batter.
add one teaspoon of vanilla extract for that awesome aroma.
pour the healthy beetroot pancake batter into a mixing bowl and set aside for 10 minutes. adjust the consistency to be neither too thick nor thin.
ou can even pour the batter into a piping bottle and make your own artistic pancakes.
i made the pancakes in a heartshaped mould and also cut some with a cookie cutter.
heat a pan or griddle and drizzle some butter, pour a ladle full of beetroot pancake batter and do not spread. cook on medium flame until bubbles form on top.
now, carefully flip the beetroot pancake and cook till done. remove from pan and repeat for remaining batter.
finally, transfer the beetroot pancakes onto a serving plate, dust some powdered sugar and add fresh fruits. drizzle honey or maple juice liberally.
you can use only wheat flour
use any topping of your choice
honey can be used
add sugar instead of jaggery