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Gluten Free Choco Chip Pancakes with a #DesiTwist | Vegan too !

Choco Chip Pancakes- every kid’s dream ! Gooey, sticky, fluffy, chocolatey – perhaps nothing can come close to heaven for a chocoholic. However, my family prefers hot, savoury stuff for breakfast, but an occasional pancake is surely a welcome indulgence. 

So, this pancake is with a twist. It is :

– gluten free

– Instant

– Vegan*

– Easy to make 

– Chocolicious

– Versatile 

– Healthy and Filling

– Eggless, 

– and most of all made with a secret ingredient

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Read on to find out what secret Ingredient went into making these yummy, droolicious pancakes that were devoured !! Even the non-chocoolic in me (don’t judge :p) wanted to have a bite of this sinful delight !  Other healthy Twist dishes on the blog that may interest you :

and many more..

Prep time – 10 mins | Cook time – 3~4 mins per pancake | Makes – 6 pancakes

What you need to make Gluten Free Chocochip Pancakes:

  • 1.5 cup Homemade Idli Batter (yup – the secret ingredient)
  • 2 tsp Dutch Processed Cocoa powder
  • 3 tsp Ragi / Finger-millet flour
  • 3 TBSP Vegan Choco Chips (or as chocolatey as you want :p)
  • 1/8 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 3 tsp Olive oil (for drizzling around the pancakes – approx 1/4 ~1/2 tsp / pancake)

Toppings:

  • 2 tsp Chocolate sauce
  • 1 cup Sliced fruits, as needed ( I used bananas)
  • 2 tsp choco chips :p
  • 2 tsp Honey (Can skip for vegan version or use maple syrup instead)
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How to make Gluten Free Chocochip Pancakes:

  1. To the prepared idli batter, add cocoa powder , Ragi flour (Finger millet flour) and whisk well. Add a tsp or two of water to get to the required consistency.
  2. Add the vanilla extract, baking soda, Choco chips and fold gently. Let the batter stand for 5 mins.
  3. Pour a ladleful of the batter onto a heated tava / skillet. drizzle oil around the pancakes like a dosa.  
  4. Cook on one or both the sides .
  5. Serve immediately with the toppings as mentioned above or even add whipped cream 🙂
  6. Enjoy the indulgence !
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Gluten Free Chocochip Pancakes

Make these Gluten Free Chocochip Pancakes with a secret ingredient and enjoy them with some fruits or honey topped on it. Chocochip Pancakes never tasted better
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American, International
Keyword Can be Vegan, Chocochips, Finger Millet, Gluten Free, Kids Food, Millets, Pancake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 pancakes
Author Kalyani

Equipment

  • Bowl
  • Ladle
  • Tava / Skillet

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cup Homemade Idli Batter yup – the secret ingredient
  • 2 tsp Dutch Processed Cocoa powder
  • 3 tsp Fingermillet flour Ragi flour
  • 3 TBSP Vegan Choco Chips or as chocolatey as you want :p
  • 1/8 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 3 tsp Olive oil for drizzling around the pancakes – approx 1/4 ~1/2 tsp / pancake

Toppings

  • 2 tsp Chocolate Sauce
  • 1 cup Fruits (sliced, of your choice)
  • 2 tsp Choco chips
  • 2 tsp Honey Skip for vegan, sub with maple syrup or agave

Instructions

  • To the prepared idli batter, add cocoa powder , Ragi flour (Finger millet flour) and whisk well. Add a tsp or two of water to get to the required consistency.
  • Add the vanilla extract, baking soda, Choco chips and fold gently. Let the batter stand for 5 mins.
  • Pour a ladleful of the batter onto a heated tava / skillet. drizzle oil around the pancakes like a dosa.
  • Cook on one or both the sides .
  • Serve immediately with the toppings as mentioned above or even add whipped cream 🙂
  • Enjoy the indulgence !

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11 Comments

  1. Oooh! What an idea to make Choco chip pancakes using idli batter! Just how gorgeous do they look – I'd love to dig into this platter. 🙂

  2. What a brilliant idea of using idli batter for pancakes.these look so tempting and delicious..I am going to make these for my kids..

  3. Poonam Bachhav

    Making pancakes from leftover idlis batter is so innovative ! The platter looks very inviting , especially the kids won't be able to resist it.

  4. Kalyani this is awesome. I now know how to feed idlis to my girls they both refuse to eat them. Pancakes are their favourite. Thanks.

  5. Mayuri Patel

    A sweet uttapam wow kalyani, kya idea hai sirji! Making it chocolatey is a double bonus.Next time I know what to do with some left over idli batter.

  6. Chocolaty pancakes looks delish. I can imagine the heavenly taste. Loved the idea of using idli batter for a sweet chocolaty yummy pancake.

  7. preethi'scuisine

    These chocolate pancakes looks delicious. They are always welcome at my place .Using idli batter sounds awesome. Fab share Kalyani.

  8. 5 stars
    What a wonderful twist. Love that secret ingredient idli batter in a pancake. And why not! We have uttapam so why not a lovely chocolatey sweetish chocochip pancake. Fabulous idea.

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