Bulgur Wheat Pancake (Calcium & Protein Rich Recipe for Pregnancy) Video by Tarla Dalal

Bulgur Wheat Pancake (Calcium & Protein Rich Recipe for Pregnancy) Video by Tarla Dalal

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Bulgur wheat proves to be a good breakfast food, as it provides an adequate amount of energy (calories) and protein. Since your body requires calcium, the addition of curds improves the calcium content of the recipe. These pancakes are ideal for your second trimester as they are rich in fibre and will ease your digestive problems too.


Recipe Description for Bulgur Wheat Pancakes, Dalia Chilla

Soaking time:  15 minutes
Preparation Time: 
Cooking Time: 
Makes 14 mini pancakes
Show me for mini pancakes


For Bulgur Wheat Pancakes
3/4 cup fine broken wheat (dalia)
1/4 cup curd (dahi)
1/2 cup finely chopped cabbage
1 tbsp whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1 tbsp besan (bengal gram flour)
1 tsp chopped green chillies
a pinch asafoetida (hing)
salt to taste
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
2 1/2 tsp oil for greasing and cooking

For Serving With Bulgur Wheat Pancakes
green chutney


For bulgur wheat pancakes

  1. To make {span class="bold1"}bulgur wheat pancakes{/span}, soak the bulgur wheat in enough hot water in a bowl for 10 to 15 minutes. Drain well.
  2. Combine the bulgur wheat, curds and ¼ cup of water and blend in a mixer till smooth.
  3. Transfer the bulgur wheat mixture into a bowl, add the cabbage, wheat flour, besan¸ green chillies, asafoetida, salt, coriander and ¼ cup of water and mix well.
  4. Heat a mini uttapa pan and grease it using ¼ tsp of oil.
  5. Pour a spoonful of the batter in each uttapa mould to make a 75 mm. (3") diameter round. You can make 7 pancakes at a time.
  6. Cook all the pancakes, using 1 tsp of oil, till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  7. Repeat steps 4 to 6 to make 7 more pancakes in one more batch.
  8. Serve the {span class="bold1"}bulgur wheat pancakes{/span} hot with green chutney.

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RECIPE SOURCE : Pregnancy CookbookBuy this cookbook

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