Corn Panki

Corn Panki

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A unique batter of grated sweet corn, besan and rava is used to make this delicious and satiating Corn Panki. Without onion, garlic or any overwhelming spices, this dish is very soothing to the palate. Yet, it has a very irresistible flavour, thanks to coriander, green chillies, and the homely aroma and rustic flavour achieved by cooking the pankis between banana leaves. Enjoy this hot and fresh with tongue-tickling Green Chutney You can view many more Gujarati Farsans on

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Corn Panki recipe - How to make Corn Panki

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     8Makes 8 pankis

1 cup grated sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane)
2 tsp oil
salt to taste
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tbsp finely chopped green chillies
2 tbsp semolina (rava / sooji)
1/4 cup besan (bengal gram flour)
16 banana leaves (kele ka patta) for cooking
oil for greasing

For Serving
green chutney
  1. Combine all the ingredients along with 2 tbsp of water in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Apply a little oil on one side of each banana leaf and keep aside.
  3. Put 2 tbsp of the batter on one half of the greased side on a banana leaf and spread it evenly.
  4. Place another greased banana leaf with the greased side facing downwards over it and press it lightly.
  5. Cook on a non-stick pan or a tava (griddle) till light brown spots appear on the leaves and the panki in between peels off the leaf easily.
  6. Repeat with the remaining batter to make 7 more pankis.
  7. Serve immediately with green chutney.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. You can cook 3 to 4 pankis at one time on a tava.


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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per panki
Energy76 cal
Protein2.7 g
Carbohydrates14.1 g
Fiber1.7 g
Fat1.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium6.9 mg
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Corn Panki
 on 01 Sep 20 02:03 PM

Tried this was awesome
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Tarla Dalal    thanks so much for trying our recipe, it means a lot to us.
02 Sep 20 11:34 AM
Corn Panki
 on 17 Nov 19 09:37 AM

My mother and I tried out this recipe. Everyone loved it. We didn''t have banana leaves so we tried deep frying the pankis . They turned out to be very delicious. Thanks for sharing the recipe.
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Tarla Dalal    Dhanashree glad the recipe came out well. Would love to hear from you again.
17 Nov 19 10:33 AM
Corn Panki
 on 04 Jan 17 02:48 PM

Corn panki has besan. I''m allergic to besan so please suggest a replacement that I can use instead of besan.
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Tarla Dalal    Hello, You can try using rice flour instead of besan. Besan is used to give binding. Though we have not tried it with rice flour, you can surely try this recipe and share your review with us.
04 Jan 17 04:29 PM
Corn Panki
 on 03 Jan 17 10:23 PM

I want to know that what is the other option for cooking it other than banana leaf.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Anjul, The specialty of panki is that it is cooked on a banana leaf. If you want you can try cooking it directly on tava but it wont be a panki. It will be more like a chila. Do try this recipe and share your revieww ith us.
04 Jan 17 04:25 PM
Corn Panki
 on 31 Dec 16 06:55 PM

We also make this but use the corn mielie leaves instead of banana leaves works perfectly if banana leaves are not available.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Naseera, Thank you for your suggestion.
02 Jan 17 08:40 AM
Corn Panki
 on 20 Oct 16 03:24 PM

Corn panki.. i have tried this recipe for the first time.. i was so happy with the result. The best part is these corn panki is light, soft.. just melts in the mouth.. the sweet taste of the corn.. gives a balanced taste to the panki.. And it has just 2 tsp oil.. which is really good for those who consume less oil..
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Rohit, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you liked them. Happy Cooking !!
02 Jan 17 08:42 AM