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Nachni Pancake, Ragi Pancake

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nachni pancake recipe | ragi pancake | healthy red millet Indian pancake is a health snack which can be enjoyed by entire family. Learn how to make ragi pancake.

To make nachni pancake, in a bowl, combine the ragi flour, soya flour, sesame seeds, onions, green chillies, ginger, coriander and salt and mix well with a 5 tbsp of water to make a smooth loose dough. Divide into 6 portions and keep aside. Heat a non-stick pan and grease it with a little oil. Wet your fingers and spread an even layer of one portion of the dough to make a 125 mm. (5") round. Cook on both sides till golden brown, using a little oil. Repeat with the rest of the batter to make 5 more pancakes. Serve hot with the green chutney.

Get two health-conscious people talking for a while, and they will touch upon topics like diet and cooking, in specific about grains and flours. Ragi flour is one such flour which is not very commonly used in every household, but it has immense health benefits. Here we have presented it in the form of ragi pancake.

The secret of this savoury nachni pancake is the use of ragi flour spiced with ginger, green chillies and onions. Full of simplicity, it has an immense flavouring touch. These are gluten-free and can be enjoyed by gluten intolerant people too!

Healthy red millet Indian pancake is a wise choice for those aiming to make up for their calcium and phosphorus requirement of the day. Duo of these nutrients can help in bone strengthening. The magnesium from the pancakes can help in maintain heartbeat. Obese individuals as well diabetics can add this recipe to their book of healthy choices.

Tips for nachni pancake. 1. Serve healthy red millet pancake with homemade curd. 2. Serve ragi pancake with green chutney. 3. Wet your fingers and spread an even layer of one portion of the dough to make a 125 mm. (5") round. 4. You can use 1 tbls soya flour instead of besan if you wish to make it a ragi pancake with soya flour. 5. Avoid using whole wheat flour to make ragi pancake. Best is besan or soya flour.

Enjoy nachni pancake recipe | ragi pancake | healthy red millet Indian pancake | with step by step photos.

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Nachni Pancake, Ragi Pancake recipe - How to make Nachni Pancake, Ragi Pancake

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     6Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

For Nachni Pancake
1 cup ragi (nachni / red millet) flour
1 tbsp besan (bengal gram flour) or soy flour
1 tsp sesame seeds (til)
1/2 cup grated onions
1 1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1 tsp grated ginger (adrak)
1/2 cup chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste
2 tsp oil for cooking

To Serve With Nachni Pancake
green chutney
Method

For nachni pancake

    For nachni pancake
  1. To make nachni pancake, in a bowl, combine the ragi flour, soya flour, sesame seeds, onions, green chillies, ginger, coriander and salt and mix well with 5 tbsp of water to make a smooth loose dough. Divide into 6 portions and keep aside.
  2. Heat a non-stick pan and grease it with a little oil.
  3. Wet your fingers and spread an even layer of one portion of the dough to make a 125 mm. (5") round.
  4. Cook on both sides till golden brown, using a little oil.
  5. Repeat with the rest of the batter to make 5 more pancakes.
  6. Serve the nachni pancake hot with the green chutney.

Nachni Pancake, Ragi Pancake recipe with step by step photos

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what is nachni pancake made off?

  1. what is nachni pancake made off? ragi pancake is made from 1 cup ragi (nachni / red millet) flour, 1 tbsp soya flour, 1 tsp sesame seeds (til), 1/2 cup grated onions, 2 green chillies, finely chopped, 1 tsp grated ginger (adrak), 1/2 cup chopped corriander (dhania), salt to taste and 2 tsp oil for cooking. See image of list of ingredients for nachni pancake.

what is ragi flour?

  1. This is what nachni (ragi) flour looks like. In India, ragi is mostly grown and consumed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Goa. The whole ragi grain is ground into flour and used in many recipes using ragi flour in Indian cooking.  

benefits of ragi flour

    1. Ragi flour is high in Protein : One cup of whole Ragi Flour (144 grams) gives about 10.3 grams of protein. Very good source for Vegetarian. Protein is cricital to manage the wear and tear of the cells in the body and help transport oxygen to various parts of the body.
    2. Ragi Benefits due to High Fiber : One cup of whole Ragi Flour gives about 16.1 grams of fibre. This fibre will keep you fuller for a longer time and avoid you from binge eating. Ragi flour being rich in insoluble fibre helps easy digestion and hence relieves constipation. Insoluble fibre does not dissolve in water and goes through your stomach without being processed helping other foods move through your system and out. Insoluble fibre keeps you healthier with a better digestive system (1). See 11 beneftis of ragi flour.   


dough for ragi pancake

  1. In a bowl put 1 cup ragi (nachni / red millet) flour.
  2. Add 1 tbls besan.
  3. Add 1 tsp sesame seeds (til).
  4. Add 1/2 cup grated onions.
  5. Add 1 1/2 tsp green chillies, finely chopped.
  6. Add 1 tsp grated ginger (adrak).
  7. Add 1/2 cup chopped corriander (dhania).
  8. Add salt to taste. We added 1/2 tsp salt.
  9. Add 5 tbls water.
  10.  To make a smooth loose dough.
  11. Divide into 6 portions and keep aside.

making nachni pancake

  1. To make nachni pancake recipe | ragi pancake | healthy red millet pancake | nachni chilla | heat a non-stick pan and grease it with a little oil.
  2. Place the dough ball on the hot tava.
  3. Wet your fingers and spread an even layer of one portion of the dough to make a 125 mm. (5") round. You will have to keep dipping your finger in water and spreading out to get a 125 mm circle.
  4. Cook for 45 seconds on medium heat and then grease the top with oil.
  5. This is what one side of the chilla looks like after cooking for 1 minute.
  6. Remember to press down with a spatula all over the pancake while cooking. This ensure uniform cooking on all sides of the chilla.
  7. Flip over and cook the other side the same way.
  8. Continue to cook and flip every few seconds till both sides of the pancake are cooked. Your nachni pancake | ragi pancake | healthy red millet pancake | nachni chilla | is ready.
  9. Serve nachni pancake | ragi pancake | healthy red millet pancake | nachni chilla | hot.

tips for nachni pancake

  1. Serve healthy red millet pancake with homemade curd.
  2. Serve ragi pancake with green chutney.
  3. Wet your fingers and spread an even layer of one portion of the dough to make a 125 mm. (5") round.
  4. You can use 1 tbls soya flour instead of besan if you wish to make it a ragi pancake with soya flour.
  5. Avoid using whole wheat flour to make ragi pancake. Best is besan or soya flour.

health benefits of nachni pancake

  1. Nachni Pancake – rich in calcium and protein. 
  2. One nachni pancake makes up for 16% of day’s need for calcium. 
  3. 3.1 g of fibre per pancake can help to manage diabetes, cholesterol and obesity. 
  4. The protein is a way to achieve healthy skin. 
  5. Onions add in antioxidant quercetin which can help to reduce inflammation in the body. 
Accompaniments

Carrot Garlic Chutney ( Healthy Breakfast) 
Coriander Green Garlic Chutney 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy109 cal
Protein2.6 g
Carbohydrates19.2 g
Fiber3.1 g
Fat2.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium4.5 mg

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Nachni Pancakes
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 on 19 Mar 19 11:29 PM


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20 Mar 19 02:43 PM
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 on 07 Dec 17 03:10 PM


Can soya flour be replaced with any other flour?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Yes you can replace with any other flour as you wish to...
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07 Dec 17 03:55 PM
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 on 05 Aug 13 05:47 PM


Can I add some other flour ,instead of soya....could be besan or gehun aata...