Date Pancakes, Low Salt for High Blood Pressure


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Date Pancakes, Low Salt for High Blood Pressure

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Here’s an interesting twist that makes pancakes healthy! Rather than refined flour, we have used whole wheat flour to make the pancakes, and served them with a stuffing of dates, raisins and nuts.

The stuffing gives a wonderfully succulent mouth-feel and natural sweetness to the whole wheat pancakes, making it a delicacy to savour!

The Dates Pancake is low in salt, and also loaded with nutrients like iron from dates and omega-3 fatty acids from walnuts, which makes it a good dish for those with high blood pressure.

It is quite filling, and so it is enough to have just a single serving of one pancake. As a variant, you can also try stuffing the whole wheat pancakes with stewed apples.

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Date Pancakes, Low Salt for High Blood Pressure recipe - How to make Date Pancakes, Low Salt for High Blood Pressure

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

For The Pancakes
3/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
a pinch of salt
1 tsp low-fat melted butter for greasing and cooking

To Be Mixed Into A Stuffing
1/2 cup chopped dates (khajur)
2 tbsp chopped raisins (kismis)
2 tbsp chopped walnuts (akhrot)
1/4 tsp cinnamon (dalchini) powder
a pinch of nutmeg (jaiphal) powder
Method
For the pancakes

    For the pancakes
  1. Combine the whole wheat flour, salt and 1¼ cups of water in a deep bowl and whisk well. Keep aside.
  2. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and grease it with a little melted butter.
  3. Pour ¼ cup of the batter over it and cook using very little melted butter till it turns light brown in colour.
  4. Turn the pancake around and cook on the other side as well.
  5. Repeat steps 2 to 4 to make 5 more pancakes. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Divide the stuffing into 6 equal portions. Keep aside.
  2. Place a pancake on a clean dry surface, put a portion of the stuffing on one side of the pancake and fold to make a semi-circle.
  3. Repeat step 2 to stuff 5 more pancakes.
  4. Serve immediately.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per pancake
Energy105 cal
Protein2.6 g
Carbohydrates14.8 g
Fiber1.1 g
Fat3.9 g
Cholesterol1.3 mg
Sodium6.8 mg

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Reviews

Date Pancakes
5
 on 25 Jul 13 10:15 AM


Simple pancakes stuffed with dry fruits. Easy to make and tasty.