• 2 – apples
• 5 tbsps – Maida
• Sugar
• 1 pinch – Baking Soda
• A lump of Jaggery


  1. Slice and cook the apples with 5 tsps of sugar in a pressure cooker for 5 minutes.
  2. Peel the cooked apples and blend them finely with a lump of jaggery.
  3. To the flour, add enough water to make a thick, smooth batter.
  4. Stir the apple mixture into the batter and add a pinch of baking soda.
  5. Pre-heat a tava. Pour a little oil to lightly grease it. Keep the tava on low heat.
  6. Pour a tbsp of the batter in the centre of the tava and spread it to about a 4-inch diameter.
  7. Note that the pancake has to be thick.
  8. Pour a little oil onto the pancake’s edges.
  9. Cover the pancake with a lid and let it cook for a minute.
  10. Open the lid and carefully turn the pancake and let the other side fry as well.
  11. Serve the pancakes with jam / chocolate sauce.

Recipe courtesy of Rajalakshmi