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Banana And Oats Pancakes For A Low Sugar Healthy Breakfast

By Manav Sodhi +2 more

Hello! Wondering what to make for breakfast tomorrow? Well, we’ve got you covered! Presenting a super healthy recipe – Eggless Oats Pancake.


How about a warm soothing breakfast with pancakes on the plate? Make a delectable treat with simple ingredients, replacing the classic maida with oats or quinoa, bananas to sweeten them up and non-dairy milk to add to the volume. 

Let us know in the comments what are your go-to breakfast options? 

The basics for a low sugar meal is that eating foods with low glycemic index such as whole wheat bread, oatmeal, beans, lentils, nuts, seeds and brown rice. Choose high-fiber fruit like raspberries, apples (with the peel) and oranges, rather than fruit juice or fruit snacks. Drinking just 6 to 8 ounces of water with every meal can slow the rise of blood sugar.

Dr. M.G. Kartheeka, MBBS, MD

*Eggless Oats Pancakes Recipe* 

(makes 8pcs – 4″ size) 

Ingredients

  • Oats – 2 cups
  • Bananas – 2 nos. 
  • Any non-dairy milk – 1 cup
  • Organic vanilla essence – 2 drops
  • Cardamom powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Cold-pressed coconut oil – 2 tsp + some to make pancakes on the skillet. 
  • Baking powder – 3/4 tsp
  • Pink Salt – a pinch 

Lemons and limes, Raspberries, Strawberries, Blackberries, Kiwis, Grapefruit, Avocado and Watermelon are some alternatives for low-sugar and healthy breakfast options.

Dr. Ashish Bajaj – M.B.B.S, M.D.

*To Garnish*

Fruits of choice 

Method

1. Put all the ingredients in a mixer/ blender except for baking powder and coconut oil.

2. Remove the smooth batter in a vessel. Add 2 tsp of oil and baking powder.

3. Give a gentle whisk and keep aside.

4. Take a skillet and place it on a hot flame. When hot, pour 1 ladle of the batter in the centre of the skillet.

5. Lightly spread the batter and make a smooth roundel. Pour 1/2 tsp of oil on the sides of the pancake.

6. After 2 – 3 mins, flip it upside down with the help of a flat spoon. Let it cook for another 3 – 4 mins. 

7. Serve hot, topped with fruits of choice.

The use of oats increases your fibre intake at the start of your day, helping to slowly release sugar into your body. This recipe is perfect for anyone with diabetes who is used to having pancakes for breakfast.

Also Read: Savory Oatmeal: Reinventing the Traditional Breakfast Dish

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