Banana and Ragi pancakes


Banana and ragi pancakes are a healthy and delicious Snack option. Ragi, also known as finger millet, is a nutritious grain that is rich in fiber, protein, and minerals such as calcium and iron. Bananas, on the other hand, are a great source of potassium and vitamins

Health benefitsĀ 

Here are some of the benefits of ragi and banana pancakes for kids:

  1. Nutritious: Ragi is a rich source of fiber, calcium, and iron, while bananas are packed with vitamins and minerals. Combining these two ingredients in pancake form makes for a nutritious breakfast option for kids.
  2. High in fiber: Ragi and banana pancakes are high in fiber, which helps to promote healthy digestion and prevent constipation.
  3. Good for bone health: Ragi is an excellent source of calcium, which is essential for strong bones and teeth. This is especially important for growing kids.
  4. Boosts energy: The carbohydrates in bananas provide a quick source of energy, while the fiber and protein in ragi help to sustain energy levels throughout the morning.
  5. Helps with brain development: Ragi is also a good source of iron, which is important for brain development and cognitive function in children.
  6. Easy to make: Ragi and banana pancakes are easy to make and can be customized to suit your child’s tastes. You can add a variety of toppings such as honey, maple syrup, or fresh fruit to make them more appealing to kids.

Recipe :

Servings: 3

Prep :5 min

Cook: 5 min

To make ragi and banana pancakes, you can follow these simple steps:


  • 1 cup ragi flour
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp jaggery powder/3-4 mashed dates
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • A pinch of salt
  • Butter or oil for cooking


  1. In a mixing bowl, mash the ripe banana until it becomes smooth.
  2. Add ragi flour, milk, Jaggery powder / mashed dates and a pinch of salt to the bowl. Mix well until you get a smooth batter.
  3. Heat a non-stick pan over medium heat. Add a small amount of butter or oil to the pan.
  4. Pour a small amount of batter onto the pan and spread it evenly to form a pancake.
  5. Cook for about 2-3 minutes or until bubbles start to appear on the surface. Flip the pancake and cook for another minute or until both sides are golden brown.
  6. Repeat the process with the remaining batter.
  7. Serve the ragi and banana pancakes with some honey or maple syrup on top.
  8. Add fresh fruit toppings to add more nutrition.

Note : you can also add one egg if you like to eat egg and skip baking powder.

Enjoy your healthy and delicious ragi and banana pancakes!

This post is a part of Blogchatter A2Z challenge 2023

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