Pikelets for Kids – Meals Under 30 Minutes

10 min cook time
10 min prep time
veg pikelets- Recipes by ZenParent
Preperation Time:
10 mins
Cooking Time:
10 mins


  1. 2 cups Whole wheat flour (or 1 cup whole wheat flour + 1 cup all purpose flour)
  2. 2 to 2.5 teaspoons Baking powder
  3. 6 eggs (Optional)
  4. 4-5 cups of Mixed vegetables; finely chopped or grated
  5. Coriander leaves; finely chopped
  6. 1/2 – 1 cup grated cheese
  7. Milk, enough to make a batter
  8. Salt and pepper to taste
  9. Olive oil


  1. Mix flour, eggs, veggies and cheese together in a large bowl. Add seasoning and add enough milk to the mixture until it is slightly runny.
  2. Heat a frying pan with a small amount of olive oil and drop a tablespoon of the mixture into the pan, patting into a neat circle.
  3. Cook on a medium heat until golden on each side.
  4. Serve with hung curd or with any curry of your choice or as it is.


All kinds of veggies will work in this recipe. Try adding finely chopped or grated carrot, zucchini, capsicum or corn etc.

Pikelets are a type of pancake. These scrumptious pikelets are packed with full of healthy vegetables that your kids won’t even notice! Whip them for any meal of the day; breakfast, lunch, snack or dinner. This also serves as a healthy lunch box option along with fruit, nuts and cheese. The perfect way to sneak in veggies; especially for picky eaters.

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Serving
Per Serving% Daily Value*
Calories 1541
Calories from Fat 430
Total Fat 47.8g74%
Saturated Fat 13.6g68%
Cholesterol 1002mg334%
Sodium 657mg27%
Potassium 1814mg52%
Carbohydrates 209.9g70%
Dietary Fiber 7.2g29%
Sugars 13.8g
Protein 67.2g
Vitamin A 38% · Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 91% · Iron 97%