Whole Wheat Waffles
These whole wheat waffles are delicious, crisp and fluffy waffles made without eggs.
levelled whole wheat flour
or 120 grams
levelled baking powder
or add as per taste
1.5 to 1.75
or add as required
or ¼ teaspoon vanilla essence
or oil, add as required, for brushing on waffle plates
mixing dry ingredients
In a mixing bowl first take 1 cup whole wheat flour (chapati atta). If the wheat flour is ground in a mill, then do sieve the flour once or twice before using.
Add 1 pinch salt. Skip adding salt if using salted butter.
Add ¼ teaspoon cinnamon powder.
Next add 3 teaspoons sugar. You can even add more sugar or skip it entirely.
Add 1 teaspoon baking powder. With a wired whisk mix all the dry ingredients very well. Keep aside.
Preheat the waffle pan or waffle maker.
mixing wet ingredients
Take 1.75 cups milk in a sauce pan. Keep the pan on a medium-low flame and begin to heat milk. You can also use almond milk or soy milk.
When the milk is becoming hot do stir occasionally. Do not boil the milk but let it just become hot. You should see some steam coming from the milk.
When the milk becomes hot, add 1 tablespoon unsalted butter. You can also use oil instead of butter. Use a neutral flavored oil.
Mix the butter in the hot milk very well.
Then add ½ teaspoon vanilla extract and mix again well.
making waffle batter
Pour the milk mixture to the dry ingredients in the bowl.
With a wired whisk begin to mix gently but well. Break lumps with whisk and make a smooth batter. A few tiny lumps are fine in the batter.
The waffle batter is of a pourable consistency and not thick. If the batter looks thick, then you can add ¼ to ⅓ cup more of hot milk. Depending on quality of whole wheat flour more milk can be added.
making whole wheat waffles
When the waffle pan or waffle maker become hot, spread some softened unsalted butter on it. In case you are using the waffle pan for the first time then be more generous in spreading the butter.
Using a ⅓ to ½ measuring cup or a ladle, pour the batter evenly on the waffle plates. pour in the second waffle mould as well.
Close the waffle maker and cook the waffle for 7 to 8 minutes or more till the top looks crisp and golden.
When the waffles look crisp and golden, then open the waffle maker.
Gently remove the waffles with a wooden spatula. Make them in a similar way. Do brush some butter before making every batch of waffles.
Serve eggless waffles hot or warm with any toppings of your choice.
This eggless waffle recipe can be doubled or tripled.
More sugar can be added as per your requirements.
Salted butter can be used instead of unsalted butter. Then skip adding salt in the batter.
If using waffle maker for first time, then grease the waffle plates very well with butter.
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