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Savoury Pankies Recipe

Savoury Pankies is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Steam Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 1/2 cup - Rice
  • 1/2 cup - yellow dal
  • 1 tbsp - Urad Dal
  • 1 cob Corn grated
  • 1 Carrot grated
  • 1 Onion grated
  • 1 tbsp - Curd
  • 2-3 pinches soda bicarb
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • salt to taste
  • 1 large Banana leaf
  • How to Make Savoury Pankies:

    1. Wash and soak rice and dals for 3 hours.
    2. Grind to a smooth thick batter.
    3. Add soda and salt, keep aside overnight.
    4. Add grated vegetables, mix well.
    5. Cut banana leaf into 2"x 2" squares.
    6. Grease each on of them.
    7. Place a ladleful of batter on one piece.
    8. Cover with another piece and press very lightly.
    9. Repeat with remaining batter.
    10. Heat some water in a large vessel, place a stand in it.
    11. Place a perforated plate or dish over stand.
    12. Arrange each leaf sandwich in such a way that one is place over and between two lower ones.
    13. This way steam will circulate evenly among all sandwiches.
    14. Cover with a fitting lid, and steam for 7-8 minutes on high. Remove, cool for a minute, serve hot.


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