Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Lempeng Pisang

This is another favorite tea snack of the Perakians :)   I used to buy this banana snack called Lempeng Pisang from our canteen before I learned how to make it !   And surprisingly, it is very easy to make them :)   My colleague gave me some tips and I managed to make it soft and bananalicious.  I used the recipe from HomeKeration  recommended by Wendy .  Instead of mashing it so fine, I mashed it coarsely so that you can feel the banana bits when you eat the lempeng and lessen the flour so that you can taste more of the banana and the texture of the lempeng will be softer.  Thank you to Pn. Amizan for her tips :)   Read on for the step by step pictorial guide on how to make these lovely soft and bananalicious tea snack banana leave wrapped Perak cake.

mash 10 bananas coarsely in a mixing bowl,
add 1/2 cup flour ( I reduced by 1 heaped tbsp)
and stir together till well mixed, 

spread a few spoonfuls of banana mixture on the
banana leaf and topped with grated coconut and sugar mixture
and fold the leaf into half.  

grill on a griddle or flat pan till browned on both sides -

5 mins on each sides should be sufficient
to cook the mixture

I love it a bit burnt on the outside and
soft on the inside...this is so yummilicious :)

Lempeng Pisang - taken from HomeKreation

Makes 4 pancakes 


10 Bananas
1/2 cup Flour
Sugar - optional
Fresh Grated Coconut + 1 tbsp Sugar & a pinch of Salt
Banana Leaves - washed & wiped dry


1. Mash bananas & add sugar to taste or skip sugar if you like.
Add in flour & mix well. 

2. Spread some amount of  banana mixture on a piece of banana leaf.
Spread 1 tbsp coconut on top. 
Fold & place on a grill pan.  Cook both sides.

3. Repeat wrapping & cooking process with the remaining batter.

Maaf Zahir dan Batin

to all my Muslim readers and friends

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  1. I've never eaten this Lemoeng Pisang before. But I am sure it is delicious. Thanks for sharing.

    1. Veronica, it is delicious and easy to whip up for either breakfast snack or tea snack :)


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