Stuffed Spinach Pancakes ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy )

Stuffed Spinach Pancakes ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy )

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Sumptuous, tasty, low-cal... this Stuffed Spinach Pancake leaves just one word in your mind... WOW! An ideal snack for evenings, these whole wheat flour pancakes ooze out the goodness of spinach, the tanginess of tomatoes and onions, and the richness of mozzarella cheese. Despite having a chewy, cheesy texture, the creation remains low-fat due to the proper combination of ingredients like whole wheat flour, low-fat milk, spinach, etc.

Stuffed Spinach Pancakes ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy ) recipe - How to make Stuffed Spinach Pancakes ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 pancakes
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Ingredients


For The Pancakes
1/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/4 cup plain flour (maida)
1/4 cup low-fat milk , 99.7% fat-free
salt to taste

For The Spinach Stuffing
3/4 cup chopped spinach (palak)
1 tsp low-fat butter
1/4 cup chopped onions
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
salt to taste
2 tbsp grated mozzrella cheese

Other Ingredients
oil for greasing and cooking

Method
For the batter

    For the batter
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl with ½ cup water and mix well to make a smooth batter of dropping consistency. Keep aside.

For the stuffing

    For the stuffing
  1. Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and garlic and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  2. Add the tomatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the spinach and salt, mix well and cook on a high flame for 2 to 3 more minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Remove from the flame, add the cheese and mix well. Keep aside.
  5. Divide the stuffing into 4 equal portions.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Heat and grease the 125mm (5”) diameter circle non-stick pan using ¼ tsp of oil.
  2. Cool slightly and pour ¼ cup of the batter and tilt the pan around quickly so that the batter coats the pan evenly.
  3. Cook the pancake using ¼ tsp of oil on a medium flame for 2 minutes or till it turns light brown in colour from both the sides.
  4. Remove the pancake on a clean dry surface and spread one portion of the stuffing on one edge.
  5. Fold the pancake to make a semi-circle and press it lightly.
  6. Repeat steps 2 to 5 to make 3 more pancakes.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per pancake
Energy80 cal
Protein3.4 g
Carbohydrates13.7 g
Fiber1.7 g
Fat1.5 g
Cholesterol3.3 mg
Sodium63.1 mg

Reviews

Stuffed Spinach Pancakes ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy )
 on 10 Sep 14 02:31 PM
4

A quick, easy and healthy snack recipe. The combination of palak and mozarella cheese just tastes awesome with the pancakes.