is the spinach pancakes recipe for you. Do you like spinach / palak, as
it is known in Indian languages?
I like to use spinach in different ways in different dishes. Boiled spinach, I find it unappetizing.
This spinach pancake recipe is another way to add some green leafy vegetable to your diet.
Spinach or palak is a commonly used green leafy vegetable all over the world.
When you make it tasty, even children eat spinach with relish. You do not need to show them Popeye.
Spinach is healthy. It is an excellent source of vitamin A, which is good for your eyes.
It is low in calories yet high in vitamins, minerals and other phytonutrients.
The carotenolds and vitamins C and E found in spinach are believed to reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease, stroke and cataracts.
There are many spinach recipes but you usually want the simple and easy to make and keep them healthy too.
Spinach cooks quite fast so most
spinach recipes are quick to make.
Preparation time - 10 minutes.
Cooking time: 20 minutes.
Eating time : few seconds.
Serves - 4.
Usually pancakes are made with plain flour/maida. Here you make it a healthier recipe by using whole wheat flour along with plain flour.
Ingredients for spinach pancake
Making spinach - Palak pancakes
Serving spinach - Palak pancakes.
Serve hot with tomato ketchup, jam, curry, pickle. Do not blame me if your family asks for more pancakes. They are so yummy.
Tips for variation for spinach - Palak pancakes
To make this a vegan pancake recipe, add water instead of milk.
Use vegetable oil instead of melted butter while cooking pancakes.
Instead of cooking spinach and then pureeing it, you may chop spinach leaves very fine and then add the chopped spinach to the pancake batter. The chopped spinach gets cooked along with the pancake .
I make these eggless pancakes but if your diet allows, you may add 1 beaten egg to the pancake batter to get fluffier pancakes.