Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Multigrain Waffle / Pancake

This started as a test recipe,because the flour mix i made is for making Dosa.I thought why not try to make waffle with this flour mix ,but my only concern was to get a fluffier waffle because in dosa all you need is to get a crisp Dosa so no need for any other extra ingredients to make it fluffier.
Then i though an Egg will do but normally baking powder and Baking Soda is needed in any cake or bread or waffle recipe to make it airy and fluffier.
But for me the amount of baking soda or powder is the problem,every recipe i check has different amounts its so confusing.So i thought lets put Eno(Eno when mixed with water creates air bubbles just like baking soda with Vinegar(which can also be tried in this recipe)) .
The batter became so light and fluffier and the end result is astonishing.
so if you are like me with how much leavening agent to add to any baking dish try to use ENO and see,for me it end up to be success ,may be it will be the same for you too.


To make Waffle Mix:

Rava/Sooji/ Semolina - 1/4 cup
Urad flour / Black Lentil Flour - 1/4 cup
Ragi / FingerMillet flour - 1/4 cup
Channa Dhal / Gram Flour - 1/4 cup
Maida / All Purpose flour - 1/4 cup
Wheat Flour - 1/4 cup
Oats Flour - 1/2 cup

Mix all these and store it in your pantry as waffle/ pancake mix.
You can add some more ingredients like almond flour , coconut flour ,flax meal flour,rice flour or other flours as per your wish.

To make Waffle/Pancake:

Above mixed flour - 2 Cups
Oil / Melted Butter - 1 tbsp
Raw Sugar / Any sweetener - 3 tbsp or as you wish
Salt - 1/2 tsp
Egg - 1 
Milk -1 cup or more as per needed
Chocolate chips - 1/4 cup or any other topping of your desire


When you are ready to make waffle or pancake take 2 cups of the flour and add 1/2 tsp salt , 2 to 3 tbsp sugar and mix well.Then add 1 Egg , 1 tbsp of oil or melted butter and add milk ( soy or almond or cows or coconut) till you get a thick pouring batter and let it rest for 5 to 7 min.

Preheat the waffle maker and when its ready add a tsp of Eno( Fruit Salt) to the batter and mix it fastly for the air to incorporate well.If batter becomes thick add extra milk or water to make it thinner to the consistency of waffle/ pancake batter.
Add 1/4 cup Chocolate chips into the batter and mix well(you can add berrries or any other fruits too.I never had chocolate chips waffle before after i tried it ,its in my always list now.

Pour it in the griddle and make waffles or pancake as you regularly make.


You can leave some of the ingredients if you dont have and add some other ingredients if needed and use this mix,You will get a fluffier waffle and pancake the secret is in the ENO.
ENO is available in Amazon and Indian Grocery.But get teh unflavoured(original) one for all these kind of baking.

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