Shrove Tuesday is also known as “Pancake Day” and is celebrated world over on the day before the first day of Lent. People celebrate it by cooking and eating their favourite food—pancakes. Here are some great pancake ideas for you to celebrate your Pancake Day!

The Simple Pancake: This is a classic recipe and who better to teach you than Chef Jamie Oliver. Its quick and easy to make and needs only a cup as measure. All you need is free-range eggs, self-raising flour, milk and sea salt. You can also add in blueberries and natural yoghurt. Recipe here.

The Healthy Pancakes: For all you gym nuts out there. Just because you are trying get fit or losing weight doesn’t mean you cannot have this lovely food. Make a healthy version with porridge oats, protein powder, Greek yoghurt, eggs, almond butter, coconut oil and heaps of chopped almonds. Recipe here.

Chickpea Flour Pancakes With Salad & Chutney: The recipe is offered by none other than Chef Atul Kochar. It offers an Indian take on the classic pancake. Try this one if you don’t want the usual sweet ones and want to try something fancy and different. The ingredients mentioned under tips can be sourced from any Indian store in the vicinity. Recipe here.

Fried Chicken and Pandan Pancakes: Give an Asian twist to your pancakes by trying this recipe. The recipe is divided into three parts. First, getting the fried chicken in place, then making the glaze and last is making the pancakes. Add coconut milk to your pancake batter to give the regular pancakes a new taste. Recipe here.

Crispy Vietnamese Pancakes: If you love Vietnamese cuisine, you will absolutely fall in love with this recipe. This recipe is also perfect for those who want to stay away from eggs. The coconut milk gives this batter the moistness it needs. The recipe is by Claire Brookman and is available here.

Pumpkin Chocolate Pancakes: You will love them if you love chocolate and pumpkins. Made using pumpkin puree, chocolate chips, melted butter, flour and other ingredients, this will be your weekend favourite once you try it for the first time. They cater well to your sweet craving without being overbearing. Recipe here.


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