Jackfruit Pancake

Gems Gems, January 15, 2015

Serving Size of Jackfruit Pancake: 2

Ingredients for Jackfruit Pancake

  1. Ripe Jackfruit Pieces – 2 Cups
  2. Powdered Jaggery – 2 Cups
  3. Par Boiled Rice/ Idly Rice – 3 Cups
  4. Oil/Ghee – As required for preparing the dosas

 

Directions to prepare Jackfruit Pancake:

  1. Wash and rinse the rice well in 2 or 3 exchanges of water and soak it for 4 to 5 hours.
  2. Wash and deseed the jackfruit pieces. Roughly chop them.
  3. Pressure cook the jackfruit pieces, by adding a cup of water for 3 whistles.
  4. Grind the soaked rice. When the rice is coarsely ground, add the Jaggery and cooked jackfruit pieces.
  5. Grind everything into a smooth paste, without adding too much water. The batter should be of dropping consistency.
  6. Heat a tava, Pour a ladle full of batter and spread it lightly.
  7. Drizzle oil/ghee, around pancake, and let it cook on low flame.
  8. Carefully flip over, and cook the other side too, on low flame. Drizzle a tsp of oil or ghee.

 

Tips:

  1. Flip over the pancakes very carefully, since they are very soft and break easily.
  2. Also cook on very low flame.

Health benefits of jackfruit

  • 100 g of edible jackfruit bulbs provide 95 calories. The fruit is made of soft, easily digestible flesh (bulbs) made up of simple sugars like fructose and sucrose that when eaten replenishes energy and revitalizes the body instantly.
  • Jackfruit is rich in dietary fiber, which makes it a good bulk laxative. The fiber content helps protect the colon mucous membrane by binding to and eliminating cancer-causing chemicals from the colon.
  • Fresh fruit has small but significant amounts of vitamin-A, and flavonoid pigments such as carotene-ß, xanthin, lutein and cryptoxanthin-ß. Together, these compounds play vital roles in antioxidant and vision functions. Vitamin A is also required for maintaining integrity of mucusa and skin. Consumption of natural fruits rich in vitamin-A, and carotenes has been found to protect from lung and oral cavity cancers.
  • Jackfruit is a good source of antioxidant vitamin-C, provides about 13.7 mg or 23% of RDA. Consumption of foods rich in vitamin C helps the body develop resistance against infectious agents and scavenge harmful free radicals.
  • It is one of the rare fruits that is rich in B-complex group of vitamins. It contains very good amounts of vitamin B-6 (pyridoxine), niacin, riboflavin, and folic acid.
  • Further, fresh fruit is a good source of potassium, magnesium, manganese, and iron. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids that helps controlling heart rate and blood pressure. (Source:  Nutrition and you)
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