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Mini Cabbage Pancakes

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An enhanced version of chila, cabbage mini pancake is delicious and wholesome. What is more, it can also be prepared in a jiffy, making it a great start to a busy day. Serve hot and fresh with chutney or ketchup.

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Cabbage Pancakes, Mini Cabbage Pancakes, Quick Pancakes recipe - How to make Cabbage Pancakes, Mini Cabbage Pancakes, Quick Pancakes

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     14Makes 14 mini pancakes
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Ingredients
1 cup grated cabbage
1/2 cup besan (bengal gram flour)
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) powder
1/2 tsp ginger (adrak) paste
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
oil for greasing and cooking
Method
    Method
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl along with approx. ½ cup water and mix well.
  2. Grease a non-stick mini uttapa pan with a little oil.
  3. Pour a little batter in each uttapa mould and spread it lightly.
  4. Cook on a medium flame, using a little oil till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  5. Repeat steps 2 to 4 to make more mini pancakes.
  6. Serve immediately.

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What is cabbage pancake made of?

  1. Cabbage pancake is made of 1 cup grated cabbage, 1/2 cup besan (bengal gram flour), 1/4 cup finely chopped onions, 1 tsp finely chopped green chillies, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi), 1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) powder, 1/2 tsp ginger (adrak) paste, 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania) and salt to taste.

Tips for cabbage pancakes

  1. To make the batter, add water gradually as the quantity of water usually depends on the quality of the flour.
  2. If the batter turns out to be runny, add 1 to 2 tablespoons of besan. 
  3. If the batter is too thick, add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water.
  4. Remember to grease the uttapa pan with oil in each batch. 
  5. If you are making these pancakes for kids, we suggest you replace chopped green chillies with green chilli paste and adjust it as per your child’s liking.
  6. You can also add other veggies like grated carrot or green like chopped spinach. 
     

How to select cabbage, gobhi

  1. Choose cabbage heads that are firm and dense with shiny, crisp, colorful leaves.
  2. The leaves should be free of cracks, bruises and blemishes. 
  3. Severe damage to the outer leaves is suggestive of worm damage or decay that may reside in the inner core as well. 
  4. There should be only a few outer loose leaves attached to the stem. If not, it may be an indication of undesirable texture and taste.
     

How to select besan, chana dal flour, bengal gram flour

  1. Choose yellow-coloured flour that is clean and free from insects.
  2. Purchase coarsely or finely ground besan, as desired.
  3. Check the label and buy the freshest stock as it imbibes a rancid smell over time.
  4. It should also be free broken grains of chana dal. 
  5. Also make sure that there is no evidence of moisture or lumps formation.
     

How to select onions

  1. Choose onions with tightly closed necks that are absolutely dry, avoiding those with a thick, woody centre in the neck. 
  2. The skin should be bright and shiny. 
  3. If you notice dark, powdery patches under the skin, pass it up as this is an indication of a common mould which will eventually spoil the flesh. 
  4. Avoid those that are sprouting or have signs of mould.
  5. In addition, onions of inferior quality often have soft spots, moisture at their neck, and dark patches, which may all be indications of decay. 

For the batter of cabbage pancakes

  1. For the batter of cabbage pancakes recipe | Indian vegan cabbage pancakes | healthy mini cabbage pancakes | cabbage besan chilla quick Indian snack, add 1 cup grated cabbage in a deep bowl.
  2. Add 1/2 cup besan (bengal gram flour).
  3. Add 1/4 cup finely chopped onions.
  4. Add 1 tsp finely chopped green chillies.
  5. Add 1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi).
  6. Add 1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) powder.
  7. Add 1/2 tsp ginger (adrak) paste.
  8. Add 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania).
  9. Add salt to taste.
  10. Mix well. 
  11. Add approx. ½ cup water. Add water gradually as the quantity of water usually depends on the quality of the flour.
  12. Mix well. Ensure the batter is lump free. The batter for cabbage pancakes recipe | Indian vegan cabbage pancakes | healthy mini cabbage pancakes | cabbage besan chilla quick Indian snack is ready. 

How to make cabbage pancakes

  1. To make cabbage pancakes recipe | Indian vegan cabbage pancakes | healthy mini cabbage pancakes | cabbage besan chilla quick Indian snack, grease a non-stick mini uttapa pan with ¼ tsp of of oil.
  2. Pour a little batter in an uttapa mould.
  3. Spread it lightly using a small spoon. 
  4. Repeat to spread all the 7 pancakes. 
  5. Spread 1 tsp of oil on all the pancakes.
  6. Cook them on one side tillgolden brown in colour.
  7. Turn them over and cook on a medium flame till they turn golden brown in colour from other side. Prefer to use a small spoon to turn them. 
  8. Repeat steps 1 to 4 to make more mini pancakes.
  9. Serve cabbage pancakes recipe | Indian vegan cabbage pancakes | healthy mini cabbage pancakes | cabbage besan chilla quick Indian snack immediately with green chutney.  
     

Health Benefits of cabbage pancakes

  1. Cabbage Pancakes – for diabetes, healthy heart, obesity and PCOS. 
  2. The protein content of these pancakes helps add a satiey value and boost metabolism which can promote weight loss. 
  3. With too many carbs, these are an apt diabetic snack too. 
  4. The fibre in it is beneficial to manage blood cholesterol levels. 
  5. It also helps to a maintain a healthy gut. 
  6. Women with PCOS who are aiming a trimmed waistline, can also try these simple Indian tongue-tickling pancakes. 
  7. Though some amount of vitamin C will be lost during cooking, you can benefit from the remaining to build a healthy immune system and reduce inflammation in the body.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per mini pancake
Energy36 cal
Protein1.4 g
Carbohydrates4.1 g
Fiber1.1 g
Fat1.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium5.7 mg

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Reviews

Cabbage Pancakes, Mini Cabbage Pancakes, Quick Pancakes
5
 on 06 Jul 20 06:19 PM


Tastes good
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks for the feedback !!! keep reviewing recipes you loved.
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07 Jul 20 02:37 PM
Cabbage Pancakes, Mini Cabbage Pancakes, Quick Pancakes
5
 on 10 May 20 10:58 AM


what a tasty way to eat cabbage... not much preparation required! it tastes great..
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Happy to know you liked the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and share with us your feedback. Happy Cooking!
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11 May 20 01:15 AM
Cabbage Pancakes, Mini Cabbage Pancakes, Quick Pancakes
5
 on 16 Feb 19 10:33 AM


Loved it! I sautéed the cabbage a bit before adding as my younger one will not chew well. Awesome flavour!
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Tarla Dalal    Hello Jaya, Happy to know you liked the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and share with us your feedback. Happy Cooking!
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18 Feb 19 09:26 AM
Mini Cabbage Pancakes
5
 on 02 Jul 16 06:14 PM


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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Pradeep, glad you liked the cabbage pancakes.
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17 Jul 17 04:52 PM
Mini Cabbage Pancakes
5
 on 19 Jun 16 11:19 AM


Love this recipe.
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks for the feedback. Happy cooking.
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02 Jul 18 02:50 PM
Mini Cabbage Pancakes
5
 on 02 May 16 12:16 AM


I tried this recipe and it came out very well and delicious. Thankyou
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Mital, we are delighted you loved the recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback. Happy Cooking.
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02 May 16 03:06 PM
Mini Cabbage Pancakes
5
 on 18 Sep 14 10:44 AM


very quick n easy to make..thank u :)
Cabbage Pancakes
5
 on 14 Dec 12 12:10 PM


Nice recipe. Quick and tastes nice.
Cabbage Pancakes
5
 on 08 Oct 12 05:28 PM


this recipe is very easy to make and great for breakfast...it is filling and tasty...serve it with chutney or tomato ketchup....