How to cook Thai banana pancake

Thai banana pancake or what is locally known as roti gluay is a very popular dessert in Thailand.

When I had my vacation in Krabi, Thailand, I tried to order banana pancake in a restaurant. From then on, in every meal that I had, I would always order Thai banana pancake the whole time I was in Krabi.

There are many recipes online and video tutorials that will teach you how to prepare banana pancake. In fact, I have chanced upon the Hot Thai Kitchen’s video tutorial of how to cook Thai Banana Pancake. It’s a great video to watch. You can watch it here. She teaches how to make the dough from scratch up to the end product.

My variation is that, I did not create my own dough. I used the lumpia or popiah wrapper left during my previous cooking. (By the way, if you want to learn how to make lumpiah, click here. I will teach you the fastest and easiest way to create your own version of Thai banana pancake.

Here are the ingredients you will need:

  • Cavendish banana
  • lumpiah or popiah wrapper
  • condensed milk
  • butter
  • oil

Here are the procedures in cooking Thai banana pancake:

  • Slice one banana into circles.
  • Take out one lumpiah or popiah wrapper.
  • Put about 8 circle slices of banana in the wrapper.
  • Fold the wrapper to cover up all the bananas.
  • Heat the pan and cook the wrapped banana.
  • When it turns brown, flip to the other side.
  • Add butter on the pancake to have a butter flavor.
  • Take out from the pan and let it cool for a minute.
  • After that, slice the pancake and topped it with banana pancake.

Now, you have your fastest and easiest and yummiest Thai banana pancake! Enjoy your dessert!

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