Dates Pancake


1 1/2 cup plain flour/ maida
20-25 dates, pitted
2 cup milk
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4- 1/2 cup sugar
2 egg whites
a pinch of salt
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
butter or cooking spray


  1. Chop the pitted dates and grind it with 1/2 cup of milk to a coarse paste and keep it aside.
  2. In a bowl, mix plain flour and baking powder. Add sugar and salt and mix well.
  3. Add 1 1/2 cup milk little by little and mix well.
  4. Add ground dates paste to this and combine well.
  5. In another bowl, beat egg whites and vanilla essence till fluffy. Then slowly fold in with the pancake batter.
  6. Heat a frying pan or griddle over medium  heat and lightly brush the pan with melted butter or oil or cooking spray.
  7. Pour about 1/4 cup pancake batter onto the hot pan using a small ladle.
  8. When the bottom of the pancake is golden brown and bubbles starts to appear on the uncooked top surface of the pancake (2-3 minutes), turn over. Cook until golden brown for about 2-3 minutes.
  9. Repeat with remaining batter, brushing the pan with melted butter or oil.
  10. Transfer to a plate and drizzle honey or maple syrup or dates syrup and serve warm…
Recipe Source: Magic Oven


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