Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Pumpkin Pancake

#PumpkinPancake #ParangikaiAdai : This is prepared with tender yellow Pumpkin. Yellow pumkin is called sigappu poosani or #parangikai. It is watery vegetables and gets cooked quickly. This pancake - adai is an instant method done with whole wheat flour, gram flour and buckwheat flour.
Now to the preparation.
Can make 4 pancakes.

Parangikai Adai [ Pumpkin Pancake ]

Ingredients for Batter :
1/2 cup                             Whole wheat flour
1/2 cup                             Besam [ gram flour ]
1/8 cup                             Buckwheat flour
1/4 cup                             Rice flour
1/4 Tsp                            Asafoetida powder
1/2 Tsp                            Red chilly powder
1/8 cup                             Curd
3/4 Tsp                             Salt

Ingredients added to batter :
1 Tsp                                Cumin seeds
1/4 Tsp                             Carom seeds [ Ajwain - Omam ]
15                                     Curry leaves, nicely chopped
1 small size                        Onion, finely chop
1 cup                                Yellow Pumpkin nicely chopped
1/4 cup                             Coriander leaves nicely chopped
Oil to make adai.

Method :
Take all the ingredients for batter in a wide mouthed vessel.
Mix well by adding a cup of water and prepare a slightly thick batter just like idly batter.
Now add curry leaves, cumin seeds and carom seeds. Mix well.

Then add chopped yellow pumpkin [ parangikai ] and coriander leaves.

Parangikai Adai Maavu [ Pumpkin Pancake Batter ]

Keep a tawa on a stove over a medium flame.
Spread oil over the tawa.
Now place 2 ladle full of batter and spread using the back of the ladle.
Sprinkle oil along the rims of the adai and also over it.

Parangikai Adai [ Pumpkin Pancake ]
Close with a lid.
When the adai turns to golden color along the rim flip the side to cook.

Parangikai Adai [ Pumpkin Pancake ]

When both sides are done then transfer on to a plate.

Parangikai Adai [ Pumpkin Pancake ] Parangikai Adai [ Pumpkin Pancake ]

Serve with Ginger chutney or coconut chutney or any chutney of your choice.
Served here with tomato sauce.

Parangikai Adai [ Pumpkin Pancake ]

Note :
Besan [ Gram flour ] can be replaced withGreen gram flour.
Spinach or drum stick or bottle gourd [ lauki ] leaves can also be used instead of yellow pumpkin.

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