Rice and besan pancake

Japleen Kaur

Japleen Kaur
Jan 2021

2 min read
Rice and besan pancake

Cooking Time

20 minutes

Total Time

30 minutes

  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • Salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped coriander
  • 1tbsp chopped green chilies
  • 3/4 cup besan
  • 1/4 cup rice flour
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • Oil
  • You would never have imagined that leftover rice can be cooked into such an exciting snack! Rice and besan pancake is healthy as it is a low-calorie snack!

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    Rice and besan pancake
    • Take a bowl to add cooked brown rice, besan, rice flour, chopped coriander, green chilies, turmeric, salt add 1 1/4 cup of water and mix it well till becomes a smooth batter
    • Take a nonstick pan, grease it with olive oil
    • When hot pour a spoonful full of batter into it and spread
    • Cook it till it gets a little brown.
    • Enjoy hot Rice and besan pancakes 🙂

    Health benefits

    Rice is a great source of complex carbohydrates, which is an important source of energy for our body. Rice is low in fiber and therefore a good option for people suffering from diarrhea. Rich in fiber and nutrients, besan is gram flour or chickpea powder. It is found in almost all Indian households. Besan contains soluble fiber, which keeps your heart healthy. The fiber content of besan flour keeps cholesterol levels under control and this helps in the proper functioning of the heart and healthy blood circulation.

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    Fun Fact

    Is Rice really unhealthy? Watch Dietitian Mac Singh’s video to know the shocking reality.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Q. Is Rice And Besan Pancake Good For Weight Loss?

    Ans. It is good for weight loss as it burns calories faster due to its low levels of glycemic index. That’s the reason dietitians recommend besan chilla who follows a diet plan for weight loss. Also, it is rich in soluble fiber which helps lower the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and many other medical problems.

    Q. Is Rice Besan Pancake High In Protein?

    Ans. The protein content of 1 besan pancake is almost 7.86g, which is an added benefit for vegans or vegetarians looking for a protein-rich diet. Made of chickpea flour or Bengal gram flour, besan is an extremely low-glycemic food ingredient.

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    Let’s Dig deep into this and explore the old school debate of Roti Vs Rice. Include besan in your daily diet to boost fat burning and up your nutritional level. Thus, please take Rice and besan pancake recipe under the guidance of a dietitian/nutritionist.

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