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Whole wheat Banana PanCake

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This is a sure shot hit among kids and grown-ups and at the same time very healthy. Generally it’s made with All-purpose flour, but I remember my mother said once that my grandmother use to make it using Whole wheat flour. I tried that with a few changes as adding banana and Egg (Which is completely optional) and my kid simply loves it.



  • 1 Cup Whole wheat flour
  • 1 Cup Milk (or as required)
  • 1 Egg (Optional)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 ripe banana mashed
  • 2 tablespoon grated Jaggery
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Butter for greasing pan


For Decoration

  • Banana or any fruit
  • Chocolate syrup or any fruit syrup


For Serving

  • Honey


1. Mix the banana and Jaggery so that the Jaggery is almost dissolved in banana.


    2.   Add Wheat flour, baking powder, salt, Egg (Optional) and mix. Slowly keep on adding milk to get a thick consistency for a little thick pancake and thinner consistency for a thinner pancakes. (Traditionally made thick, but I like the thinner version as it becomes a little crispy.)


    3.   Let it rest for 5-10 minutes.


    4.   Heat a non stick pan with and grease it with butter. Pour a spoonful of batter onto the hot tava and spread it to the size and thickness as desired. If the batter is thick it becomes a little difficult to spread it out. In that case just add 1-2 spoons of batter and let it take the shape.


    5.   Cook it on a slow flame until golden brown from below around 5-6 minutes. Reverse it and cook it on the other side.


    6.   You can make favourite shapes of animals or any cartoon’s using fruits and chocolate or fruit syrups whichever is available at your home.


    7.   I have used Banana and Chocolate sauce which I had already.


     8.   Serve it hot with honey.


  1.     When I made it the next time, I took off the pan from the gas and then spread the batter, this way it does not stick to the pan.
  2.     Drip the back of the spoon in light water. It helps in spreading it. 🙂

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Laura Tobin

Thursday 22nd of February 2018

I tried once to substitute normal flour with whole wheat and it was a great success. Great idea


Wednesday 21st of February 2018

I love pancakes! Love how you can make these vegan too.

Renu Agrawal Dongre

Wednesday 21st of February 2018

They sure will......Thank you

Binkys Culinary Carnival

Wednesday 21st of February 2018

My sons will love these pancakes! Yum!