Banana Pancakes

Banana Pancakes

Everybody loves pancakes. Well, mostly. This particular recipe is not very different from the regular ones but I made it without any baking powder/soda and tried some variation while cooking the cakes.

Kavita Srinivasan


  1. 2 Eggs
  2. 1 Cup All purpose flour
  3. 2 Tablespoons Sugar
  4. Pinch Salt
  5. 1/2 Cup yoghurt Plain
  6. 1 Cup Milk
  7. 2 Bananas
  8. 1/2 Lemon
  9. Pinch Cardamom Powder
  10. 1/2 Cup Butter
  11. Oil


20 mins
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    Beat the eggs, sugar and butter together.

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    Add yoghurt and milk to the mixture and blend them well.

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    Add the flour to the mixture as you blend. In the end, add the cardamom powder (you can add cinnamon as well) and squeeze in the lemon juice.

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    Heat a non-stick pan and spread little oil on it.

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    Cut the bananas into thin, round pieces and keep aside.

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    Cooking Style 1 - Pour the batter on the pan and arrange the banana pieces on top of the batter in any way you like. (To ensure even cooking, I put all the pieces in the centre)

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    Cover the pan and cook for a minute or till bubbles start appearing on top of the batter.

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    Using a spatula, turn the cake upside down. Cook for a minute and remove from the pan.

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    Style 2 - Over the oil coated pan, arrange the banana pieces however you like. Pour the batter on top of the pieces, covering them completely.

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    Turnover the cake after a minute or so and cook the other side.

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    If you follow style 2, the pancakes will have the bananas stuffed inside and in style 1, you can taste the fried bananas on top of the pancake.

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    Serve your pancakes with maple syrup or honey.

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