Sunday, March 25, 2018

Amboli / Multigrain Pancakes

THE THEME FOR THIS WEEK IS KIds delight : travel food

The dish today is Amboli or Multigrain Pancakes

Amboli or Multigrain Pancakes is a dish that belongs traditionally from Konkan region.
Earlier, grandmothers would make amboli peeth or powder at home by dry roasting different grains and grounding them to make flour which could be stored for months.
Normally grains used are toor dal, urad dal, channa dal, rice, wheat.
The mixture and proportions differ as per family.
Nowsdays, there are readymade amboli mix readily available in markets like you get besan.
This is great travel food and is liked by kids.

Benefits :

  1. It contains nutrients, fiber and essential minerals like magnesium, copper and iron.
  2. It contains whole grains hence it is filled with essential fatty acids, B-vitamins, starch and fiber. Magnesium will help build strong bones and teeth.
  3. Also, it helps with metabolism.

Amboli / Multigrain Pancakes

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup amboli peeth / powder
  • Water
  • 1 tablespoon rava soaked in water
  • 1 tablespoon curd
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • salt to taste
  • Few springs of coriander
  • Oil

Method : 
  1. Soak rava in water for half an hour
  2. Mix amboli peeth in water and add rava and mix well
  3. Add curd, ginger paste, garlic paste, chilli powder and salt and mix well
  4. Add finely chopped coriande and mix well 
  5. Make sure that there is no lumps and make it to batter consistency
  6. Heat oil on tava / gridle / pan and when hot, add one ladle full of batter to make pancake
  7. Drizzle oil on sides if required and oil is not needed if using nonstick pan
  8. Cover and cook
  9. Check if cooked and flip it and cook uncovered
  10. Serve hot with chutney, pickle, curd or sauce

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Usha said...

Amboli is a healthy and nutritious. Good one to pack when traveling and also makes a great breakfast or a snack.

vaishali sabnani said...

This ones a new one..AMBOLI..sounds healthy.

Rafeeda AR said...

Totally a new discovery... very interesting pancakes, especially apt for picnics and long drives...

Sharmila- The Happie Friends Potpourri corner said...

Healthy pancakes.. Nice pick :)

Renu Agrawal Dongre said...

Is Amboli rice flour? I had this amboli once somewhere in Maharashtra and it was so yum. Your dish looks so yummy and healthy.

Srivalli said...

Very interesting dish and I had this bookmarked somewhere...surely sounds fantastic!

Manjula Bharath said...

wow pancakes with amboli che peeth looks so yummy rujuta :) that's a very healthy dish .. perfect protein-rich breakfast ..

Pavani N said...

This is a very new flatbread for me. Sounds sooo nutritious, filling and delicious. Love the inclusion of lentils, rice and atta in the pancakes.

Harini R said...

The name Amboli is new. Sounds like a healthy pancake.

Gayathri Kumar said...

I do make a multi grain flour for dosas and rotis. I think this is another version, but the name is so new. The pancakes look so good, a really healthy and nutritious meal option..

Sapana Behl said...

What's amboli? The thalipeeth looks very inviting though.

Priya Suresh said...

Such a good pancakes to pack for travelling, totally an interesting pancakes for any ages. Thanks for the share.

sushma said...

Never heard about Amboli, sounds healthy.

Jyoti Babel said...

Amboli is a new dish for me. Never heard of it. But I am sure with such nutritious ingredients, it is a very healthy dish for kids