Rice panki traditional Gujarat dish

Rice panki -Gujarat dish

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Rice panki is a traditional Gujarat dish which is rice flour pancake roasted in banana leaf.  A light healthy snack for anytime of the day


  • Rice Flour -2 cups
  • Curd – 1/2 cup beaten
  • Salt to taste
  • Asafoetida – 1/4 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – roughly ground
  • Ginger green chilli paste – 1 tsp
  • Garlic paste – 2 tbsp
  • Melted ghee – 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder – a pinch
  • Banana leaves (cut into 150 mm*150mm) square pieces
  • Oil for greasing and cooking


Combine the rice flour,curd,salt and 3 cups of warm water in  a bowl an mix well to make a thicker batter.  Cover and keep aside for 3-4 hours to ferment.Add 3/4 to 1 cup of water cumin seeds,asafoetida, garlic paste,ginger green chilli paste,ghee and turmeric powder and mix well.

Apply a little oil on one side of each banana leaf and keep aside.  Put 2 tbsp of the batter on the half of the greased side of banana leaf and spread it evenly to make a thin layer.

Fold the other side over the batter.  Cook on a non -stick tava (griddle) using a little oil till light brown spots appear on the leaves and the panki between peels off the leaf easily.  Serve immediately with chutney

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