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Banana Dosa/Pancake


Plantains are used to make a variety of dishes and this a breakfast recipe. Plantains are loaded with nutrition and in Kerala ripe banana is steamed and is part of  the breakfast. It is low in sodium and high in vitamins and fiber.This is inspired by the payam pori or the banana fritter that is common snack in Kerala. But this does not contain eggs as in usual pancake or fitters. We can convert this recipe into fritters by dropping batter spoonful into hot oil and fry it until golden brown. Here I made in the form of a dosa/pancake. Plantains are firmer than dessert bananas and so does not get mashed up and thus making it a better choice.

Ripe Plantain- 3 
All purpose flour- 1/2 cup
Rice flour- 3 tsp
Coconut - 1/2 cup
Sugar- 3 tsp
salt- a pinch
Cardamon or nutmeg- 1/3 tsp
Ghee- 1 1/2 tsp

Mash up the plantains using a fork. It is not necessary to be a very fine paste. Mix in all the ingredients and 1/3 cup of water ( except ghee) into the batter.If the batter becomes too thick to pour add a little more of water or milk.
Heat a dosa tawa or a greased griddle and spread the batter into small round pancake ( 1/4 cup for each pancake) and drizzle with  ghee. Let it cook for 1-2 minutes or until golden brown and then flip.when both sides are golden brown remove from pan and serve hot with syrup .

Try this...
Hope you will all enjoy!!!


  1. Wow..looks delicious suja...lovely click
    Kairali sisters

  2. really yummy yarr. amma used to prepare this one for us.. i love the combination of banana and coconut..nice click too

  3. Mmmmmm... mouth watering dosa.. looks soo tempting suja.. t ruly delicious.. awesome click!!

  4. Wow so tempting,different & a unique one but looks too delicious...

  5. WOW...this looks so delicious...mmmm...!!!

  6. This is a new one for me...sounds so must tasted so yum...nice presentation dear :)

  7. My mom makes this with just wheat flour and I love it. It's been ages since I had some. This looks so good and reminds me of some old rich flavors.

  8. What awonderful stack of pancakes.Simply delicious.

  9. What a unique way to make pancakes. I am addicted to pancakes...I could eat them every morning, so I enjoy finding new and different recipes. I will have to give these a try!

  10. Suja I love nenthram pazham. These pancakes look lovely. Definitely will try it.

  11. Wow.. I love bananas and this one is surely gonna be my favorite too :)

  12. great morning it...pancakes hv turned awesome

  13. First time here, love your recipes. Following you. This is one nice and yummy pancake. I would surely like to try it.

  14. MM! I made banana pancakes this weekend, but I need to try making plantain pancakes. This looks delicious!

  15. Pancakes look absolutely delicious dear.

  16. This is so yummy, great combo and beautiful click too...

  17. This is so colorful and has come out very well. Happy to follow u as well.

  18. Looks so delicious.. Lovely pics too...

  19. Thanks dear friends for your sweet comments..Happy to see you all here..
    Priya and Suhaina... Welcome to my Blog!!!
    do visit often..

  20. Banana dosa is new to me,it looks extremely tasty..and fantastic click!

  21. mmmmm mouthwatering dosa.Never heard of something like this....
    Drop in sometime

  22. Thanks Chaitra for stopping by and for the sweet comment..

  23. I tried this dish, it was a big flop. I don't know where I went wrong. Just followed the exact recipe. May be mine became too watery and was not able to flip over the pancake.


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