Green Peas Panki

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Were you thinking that traditional foods can be made only with kadhais and tavas? pankis can be made quite swiftly in the Microwave too. Here is how! but, ensure you spread the batter very thinly for fine results.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 18 pankis
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  1. Cut the banana leaves into circles using a 75 mm. (3") diameter cookie cutter.
  2. Apply a little oil on one side of each banana leaf and keep aside.
  3. Combine all the remaining ingredients, except the fruit salt, along with approx. . ¾ cup of water in a bowl and mix well to make a batter of pouring consistency.
  4. Add the fruit salt and 2 tsp of water over it.
  5. When the bubbles form, mix gently.
  6. Put 1 tbsp of the batter on the greased side of a banana leaf and spread it evenly to make a thin layer.
  7. Cover with another banana leaf with the greased side facing downwards.
  8. Repeat steps 6 and 7 to make 5 more pankis.
  9. Place 6 pankis at a time in a microwave-safe dish and microwave on high for 1 minute 20 seconds or till cooked.
  10. Repeat with the remaining batter and banana leaves to make 12 more pankis in 2 more batches.
  11. Serve immediately with green chutney.

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 on 16 Sep 15 04:44 PM

Green pea panki made in microwave.. Wow.. it was just the same as you would make it in the tava or a griddle.. its very quick when sudden guest arrives at your place.. can be prepared in just 10 minutes.. this is a must try recipe.
 on 12 Jul 12 09:37 AM

Batter of rice flour, urad dal, green peas and green chillies placed between 2 banana leaves and steamed to perfection. Healthy and easy to make and very light to eat. Use as a appetizer or quick snack. Kids love it too.