Sep 15, 2017

Buckwheat And Gourd Pancakes | Lauki Kuttu Ke Chile

Energizing and nutritious, buckwheat is available throughout the year and can be served as an alternative to rice or made into porridge. While many people think that buckwheat is a cereal grain, it is actually a fruit seed that is related to rhubarb and sorrel making it a suitable substitute for grains for people who are sensitive to wheat or other grains that contain protein glutens.

Buckwheat is rich source of protein, dietary fiber, four B vitamins and several dietary minerals, with content especially high in niacin, magnesium, manganese and phosphorus. Buckwheat is 72% carbohydrates, including 10% dietary fiber, 3% fat and 13% protein. As buckwheat contains no gluten.

It helps in decreasing the risk level of high cholesterol and high blood pressure. Buckwheat crepe or you can say buckwheat savory pancakes made with grated lauki or gourd and flour combine in curd. Served along with curd and chutney. Its a perfect meal for everyday breakfast or even you can serve during Navratri’s as falahar recipe.

Buckwheat And Gourd Pancakes | Lauki Kuttu Ke Chile

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes
Servings: 8
Category: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Cooking Method: Shallow Fry

1 Cup Bottle Gourd, grated
2 Cups Buckwheat Flour
1/2 Cup Curd
Salt to Taste
Black Pepper to Taste
1/4 Cup Coriander Leaves
2-3 Green Chilies, Finely Chopped
1 Tsp. Ginger, Grated
Oil for greasing

Combine all ingredients together in one large bowl except oil.
Mix properly to get smooth texture batter, no lumps remain.
Add water according to batter consistency, it should be like dosa batter.
Grease the oil or ghee on non-stick tawa.
When tawa is hot enough pour ladleful batter and spread evenly using back of ladle.
Cook till to golden crisp in color from both sides.
Repeat same process with rest of batter.
Serve hot buckwheat gourd pancakes with mint chutney or curd.

Notes: you can add onion and other spices also to make masala buckwheat chillas.

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  1. I love making buckwheat dosa in my fasting days. Addition of lauki makes them more satisfying and delicious.

  2. I have always heard the benefits of buck wheat but dint try out that so far.. Now that i got a perfect recipe to start with.

  3. Very nice pancakes Preeti and I like your serving board..:)

  4. buckwheat and bottle gourd look like a very nutritious combination, perfect pick for protein rich dish.

  5. Seriously have to look for buckwheat flour here, pancakes looks fabulous to start a day.

  6. I have once used buckwheat flour to make cookies and loved its flavour so much. These pancakes sound so delicious..

  7. This is one such delicious and filling ,healthy pancakes.Addition of lauki makes it even more healthier.

  8. Buckwheat and lauki together? That's a great idea. Buckwheat pancake sounds very interesting. Will give it a try.

  9. Buckwheat is another awesome pick for protein rich recipes. This is like a must try recipe for me - Anlet Prince

  10. I love the earthy taste of buckwheat. Unfortunately I don't get it here in Mombasa. However, there's this market in Montreal where one of the stalls makes the most delicious buckwheat crepes, both sweet and savory.

  11. Never tried buckwheat before. Nor lauki in pancakes. Lovely idea

  12. Never tried buckwheat before. Nice idea of adding lauki to dosas. Nice pick.

  13. I have a pack of buckwheat flour and was looking for some recipes. Will try this one..


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