8 Desi Pancakes One Needs to Try

March 02, 2024 EST

By Char Dham Yatra

8. Pesarattu 

Pesarattu or Mung Bean Dosa is a dosa-like crepe made with a batter of green gram (moong dal) and is a popular dish in Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh. 

7. Malpua 

Malpua is a sweet pancake popularly devoured in most parts of the country. 

6. Sarvapindi 

Sarvapindi is one of the most popular snacks from Telangana. It is a crispy pancake made of rice flour and peanuts, and is traditionally cooked in copper utensils. 

5. Thalipeeeth 

Thalipeeeth is a very popular multi-grain pancake from Maharashtra made from roasted tapioca (sabudana), rajgira, coriander seeds, wheat, cumin seeds and rice along with spices to make it spicy. 

4. Appam 

Appam is a white lacy pancake popularly revered in God's own country Kerala and Tamil Nadu, and is made with fermented rice and coconut milk. 

3. Uttapam 

Uttapam or Uthappa is a dosa-like pancake from South India. It is made from the same dosa batter of urad dal and rice. 

2. Dosa 

Dosa is a crispy and thin pancake from Southern India, made from a fermented batter of rice and black gram (urad dal) and is served hot with sambhar and coconut chutney. 

1. Besan Cheela 

Besan ka Cheela or Besan Chilla is one of the most popular snacks in Northern India. It is a crispy, quick to make, nutritious, low calorie and protein rich snack made of besan or chickpea flour and mild spices. 

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