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Whole grain food recipes - Pancakes made from Rice and sesame

Updated on October 11, 2015
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Haris is a registered dietitian and health blogger providing clinical counseling. He writes under name of Bilaras on health blogs.

You whole grain diet with pancakes made from Rice and sesame

Whole grain foods are full of health benefits. For example, studies show that consuming whole grain foods can reduce the risk of heart diseases and it is recommended for people living with diabetes for healthier alternatives than normal foods. It is also idle for people who are looking to control their diet to lose weight. For this article, we will have about ten whole grain recipes. Each recipe will contain the proper cook and preparation time, the ingredients and instructions how to properly make the dishes and finally, we will discuss the nutritional value each dish carries. So enjoy these health whole grain recipe dishes and try out these recipes at home and serve your guests, friends and families.

What are whole grain foods:

Whole wheat flour , Brown rice, Popcorn, Whole oats, Whole-grain barley, Quinoa, Whole rye, Wild rice , Buckwheat etc


To make pancakes made from rice and sesame, you will first of all need 1.5 cups of all purpose flour, if you wish to use whole wheat pastry flour instead, that will work fine too. Next, take out about 1 tablespoon of baking powder along with 1 teaspoon of brown sugar. 2 large eggs should be next on your list along with 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt, which is fine grain, and 2.5 tablespoons of sesame seeds, which are toasted. Moving on, also keep with you zest of about a single lemon, 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin (toasted), 1/4 teaspoon of ground cayenne and 1 sheet of nori, which is carefully toasted and crunchy. Lastly, grab 2 cups or nearly 490 ml of milk, 1/4 cup of butter (not salted), 1/8 teaspoon of sesame oil (toasted) and 2 cups of brown rice, which are cooked. This completes the entire set of ingredients for your whole grain recipe.

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 30 min
Yields: 2 Person

Instructions (How to make whole grain food)

  1. Now that we have explained to you what you need to make the rice and sesame pancakes, we will move on to discuss how to make delicious whole-grain pancakes out of the described ingredients. To begin, grab a large plastic bowl and add flour to it. After you have added the flour, add the following as well: baking powder, salt to taste, sesame seeds, some lemon zest, cumin, baking powder and finally cayenne. After this has been done, take the nori and crush and crumble it in to small flecks and add them in to the bowl with your hands. Next take a stirrer or a simple spatula and stir together all the ingredients in the bowl under they are properly mixed together. Put this bowl aside for a while.
  2. Next grab another large plastic bowl and start to add the following ingredients: eggs, butter, sesame oil and finally, milk. Once these ingredients are inside the bowl, take a wisk from the kitchen and blend them together. Now you will have two bowls with two set of ingredients mixed together. In the next step, mix the ingredients of each of the bowls and wisk them together in one. Now take the rice and add them to the mixture and you will have a complete set of ingredients neatly mixed together in one bowl. But a important reminder, do not mix the rice that you just added, just let them be in the bowl. Now towards the final step, take a pan in which you are suppose to make the pancakes and heat it medium-hot. Smear it with butter or oil. After the pan is appropriately hot, pour about one-third cup of the mixture at one time in to the pan. Cook your pancakes according to the color you usually prefer, a little advice is to wait until either side is deep golden color. Enjoy your delicio

Nutrition value

Pancakes made from Rice and sesame are made to keep in mind that any person eating it would end up with a healthy version of their traditional favorite dish of pancakes with maple syrup. This recipe contains a special treat for whole-wheat dieters. This particular recipe serves 12 pancakes and should be considered as a low calorie meal containing close to 300 calorie and even less if made with less butter and more fat free alternatives. Secondly, the meal also has low cholesterol content, which means it has close 20 mg of cholesterol and sometimes even less, as mentioned above if it is made with further fat free alternatives. Pancakes made from Rice and sesame are a low fat meal as they contain roughly 3g total fat content in the entire serving. Finally, it has carbohydrates content of 50 g or less. This whole grain recipe is highly nutritious and impressively delicious.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 2
Calories 300
Calories from Fat27
% Daily Value *
Fat 3 g5%
Carbohydrates 50 g17%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

To summarize this meal, Pancakes made from Rice and sesame recipe is a healthy whole-wheat diet alternative to the traditional pancakes served with maple syrup. They are much healthier alternative then their more traditional counterpart, as they have low fat, low calorie and low cholesterol in them. Rice and sesame pancakes can be added to the diet of someone who is looking to lose weight or simply trying to stay in good health. They are perfect for people who only prefer to eat whole-wheat products. You can make them at home by mixing together ingredients, and frying them until they are golden brown. One last thing never consume hot food its bad for health makes you eat more in very less time and not good for any type of diet plan.

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      Devika Primić 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Healthy foods are great choices.