How to make Suji Pancakes -

These pancakes are made healthy with semolina and fresh vegetables – ideal way to start the day with

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Semolina (suji) (सूजी), Rice flour (चावल का आटा)

Cuisine : South Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Suji Pancakes

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India’s peninsular region comprises of four states that can all together boast of around a dozen different cuisines. This is more than any other part of Asia.
There is something unique about the South Indian food that evokes extreme devotion from all who take pride in its food culture. 
South Indian cuisine has its own niche. If you are in Andhra Pradesh you will relish a coastal Andhra, Telangana and Rayalseema cuisine in addition to Mughlai in Nizami style. Karnataka? It will give you north Karnataka, Saraswat, Coorgi and Mangalorean cuisines. Take a trip to Tamil Nadu to relish its Chettinad cuisine, Madurai and Coimbatore styles of cooking. Kerala, God’s own country, has the Moplah, the Syrian Christian and the Palakkad Iyer food to boast of.
South Indian food is based on a calculated and scientific culture that has been passed down from one generation to another. There is a basic understanding of what to eat in the winters and summers, what not to when one is ill, what to eat to avoid being ill and what to eat when one has a fever. There are no owners for these rules but these safely guarded secrets and recipes are an integral part of traditional South Indian home cooking.

Prep Time : 7-8 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Suji Pancakes Recipe

  • Semolina (suji) 1 cup

  • Rice flour 1 tablespoon

  • Yogurt 1/2 cup

  • Carrot grated 3 tablespoons

  • Spinach shredded 3 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Black peppercorns cruhsed to taste

  • Oil to shallow fry

  • Coconut chutney to serve

  • Tomato chutney to serve


Step 1

Mix the semolina and rice flour in a bowl, add yogurt and mix well. Cover and set aside overnight or for at least 6-8 hours.

Step 2

Add carrot, spinach, salt, cumin seeds and crushed peppercorns and mix well. You can add a little water if required to adjust the consistency.

Step 3

Drizzle little oil on a non-stick tawa. Spread small spoonful of batter to make 3 pancakes and spread slightly. Drizzle some oil and allow the underside to cook. Flip and cook the other side similarly. Make more pancakes similarly.

Step 4

Transfer them on serving plates and serve hot with coconut chutney and tomato chutney.

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