Key Takeaways:

These pancakes are half grain, half vegetable, and downright delectable. Try Bharathi's innovation of this classic vegetarian South Indian recipe.

Cooking Time

25 to 30 minutes


1 tender medium-sized ridge gourd

1 cup rice

1 fistful poha

1 teaspoon red chili

8 to 10 jeera 

1 large onion for grinding

1 small piece of tamarind

1 small piece of jaggery 

Coriander to taste

Salt to taste


1. Soak the rice for at least 3 hours.

2. Wash poha and keep aside.

3. Peel ridge gourd and cut round slices. Set aside.

4. Grind soaked rice with other ingredients to make a smooth paste slightly thinner than urad dosa batter.

5. Heat an oiled pan.

6. Dip the ridge gourd slices in batter and place them on the hot pan in a circle.

7. Fill the gaps between the slices with batter.

8. Drizzle with a spoonful of oil and cook both sides for 2 minutes each. 

9. Your healthy and tasty ridge gourd pancake is ready!

Nov 29, 2022
Cooking & Nutrition
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