Healthy breakfast – Easy to make protein rich vegan pancakes

If you are looking for a delicious and healthy breakfast, then try making these very yummy Korean pancakes or Indian chilla. These pancakes are super easy to make and are also very healthy, nutritious and rich in protein. Here is a simple recipe you can try today!

Healthy breakfast - Easy to make protein rich vegan pancakes

Why is chickpea flour healthy?

  • Chickpea flour is rich in protein when compared to other flours and protein is highly essential for the body, as protein is rich in building muscle mass and bones. The body uses protein to repair itself and plays an important role in the creation and maintenance of every cell in the body. It provides energy to the body. Any sort of injury or wear and tear repair and healing will depend on the amount of protein your body has.
  • Chickpea flour can be often replaced with regular flour as it is a gluten-free alternative and also contains around 25% lesser calories when consumed. This can also help people aiming for weight loss without having to change your portion size. It is also beneficial as legumes decrease hunger and can increase fullness.

  • Chickpea flour is rich in fibre especially a fibre called ‘resistant starch’ that is very beneficial to the body and is linked with several health benefits like improved insulin sensitivity, decreased risk of colon cancer, lowering of blood sugar levels, beneficial to digestion and can reduce appetite in turn decreasing the number of calories one intakes.

  • Chickpea flour contains antioxidants called polyphenols that can help fight against diseases in the body that are caused by free radical damage. Free radicals are unstable molecules that can affect healthy molecules and cells in the body making one more prone to getting affected by diseases.

Watch the full video here for the recipe –


Chickpea flour

Carrots, bell pepper and cabbage

Salt and Pepper


Step 1: Wash the carrots, bell pepper and cabbage well under running water so as to get rid of all the dirt and impurities.

Step 2: Then, chop the carrots, bell pepper and cabbage into thin juliennes and set aside.

Step 3: Into a mixing bowl, add in the chickpea flour along with some water and mix well until it becomes a fine and smooth mixture.

Then, add in the carrots, bell pepper and cabbage, along with some pepper and salt to taste. Give it a mix, until well combined.

Step 4: Heat up a frying pan and add in some oil. Smear the oil all over the pan and then pour in the pancake mix. Flatten it on the pan and cover it with a lid. Cook on low flame for around 15 to 20 minutes. Then, flip the side and cook for another 10 minutes on low flame, with the lid covered.

Lastly, it is ready to be served. Make sure to serve hot.

Serving suggestion: You can eat it along with any dip of your choice.

Tip: This recipe contains carrots, bell pepper and cabbage. If you wish to, you can substitute these vegetables with any other vegetables of your choice for this recipe.