Making Savory Vegetable Pancakes in 25 Minutes

Updated on October 5, 2017
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Cooking is one of my passions. Though I am working, I make nutritious and tasty food at home. I use minimal oil and no artificial colors.

Savory Vegetable Pancakes

Sweet and Salty Pancakes!

I was searching for a healthy breakfast recipe on the net. I don't select ones at random. I like to look at the ingredients list and the cooking method used while making the dish.

These savory vegetable pancakes caught my attention. The recipe was easy. I found it to be a versatile pancake in which you can combine various veggies with chickpea flour.

I started gathering the ingredients that I prefer. It took me about 25 minutes to make these yummy pancakes. I served them hot with a spicy coriander leaf chutney/sauce. They were just fantastic. Try serving them with tomato sauce for a change.

Let me share the recipe with you.

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Cook Time

Prep time: 13 min
Cook time: 12 min
Ready in: 25 min
Yields: 6 medium-sized pancakes

Ingredients

  • 1 heaped cup gram flour/chickpea flour
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda/cooking soda
  • 1/2 cup mashed sweet potato
  • 12 medium size spinach leaves
  • 1/4 cup carrots, grated
  • 3-4 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 3-4 tsp olive oil or any other cooking oil
Savory vegetable pancake
Savory vegetable pancake

Step-By-Step Instructions and Images for Making Savory Vegetable Pancake

  1. Wash spinach leaves. Heat them in a deep-bottomed pan. Saute them till the leaves shed some water and wilt. Turn off the stove. Hold them together and chop into one inch pieces.
  2. Take all the ingredients except oil in a mixing bowl.
  3. Dry mix them. Add water little by little to get a thick or semi-solid batter. You may need about 3/4 cup water for this. Set aside for 2 minutes.
  4. Now, you start making the pancakes. Heat a flat pan. Add a few drops of oil or grease it. Pour about 2 table spoons of the batter on the pan. It is your wish to make either 2-3 small pancakes or a big pancake at a time. I made two medium-sized pancakes in a batch.
  5. Pour a few drops of oil on the surface of these pancakes. Keep the heat medium-high. Once the bottom turns golden brown, flip them. Add some oil on the top. Let the other side also turn golden brown. Making a batch may take about 4-5 minutes. Control the heat while cooking them.
  6. Take them out and place on a serving plate. Repeat the same for making more pancakes.
  7. These savory pancakes are crispy when hot. Serve them with a spicy chutney or tomato sauce. Enjoy the taste!

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Step one: Saute spinach till they wilt. Hold them tight and chop them into 1 inch pieces.Step two: Take all the ingredients except oil in a mixing bowlStep three: Dry mix them. Next, add water little by little to get a semi-solid batter. Set aside for 2 minutes.Step four: Heat a pan. Add some oil. Pour 1 1/2 tsp batter on it. Spread it a little. Make two such pancakes at a time. Refer the pic. Add a few drops of oil on the surface.Step five: Flip them when the bottom gets golden brown. Add a few drops of oil on the top. Step six: Remove and place them on a serving plate when the other side also turns golden brown.Step seven: Serve hot savory vegetable pancakes with a spicy coriander chutney or tomato sauce. Enjoy the taste
Step one: Saute spinach till they wilt. Hold them tight and chop them into 1 inch pieces.
Step one: Saute spinach till they wilt. Hold them tight and chop them into 1 inch pieces.
Step two: Take all the ingredients except oil in a mixing bowl
Step two: Take all the ingredients except oil in a mixing bowl
Step three: Dry mix them. Next, add water little by little to get a semi-solid batter. Set aside for 2 minutes.
Step three: Dry mix them. Next, add water little by little to get a semi-solid batter. Set aside for 2 minutes.
Step four: Heat a pan. Add some oil. Pour 1 1/2 tsp batter on it. Spread it a little. Make two such pancakes at a time. Refer the pic. Add a few drops of oil on the surface.
Step four: Heat a pan. Add some oil. Pour 1 1/2 tsp batter on it. Spread it a little. Make two such pancakes at a time. Refer the pic. Add a few drops of oil on the surface.
Step five: Flip them when the bottom gets golden brown. Add a few drops of oil on the top.
Step five: Flip them when the bottom gets golden brown. Add a few drops of oil on the top.
Step six: Remove and place them on a serving plate when the other side also turns golden brown.
Step six: Remove and place them on a serving plate when the other side also turns golden brown.
Step seven: Serve hot savory vegetable pancakes with a spicy coriander chutney or tomato sauce. Enjoy the taste
Step seven: Serve hot savory vegetable pancakes with a spicy coriander chutney or tomato sauce. Enjoy the taste

Nutritional Information of Savory Vegetable Pancake

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1
Calories 162
Calories from Fat18
% Daily Value *
Fat 2 g3%
Saturated fat 0 g
Carbohydrates 16 g5%
Sugar 1 g
Fiber 6 g24%
Protein 7 g14%
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 128 mg5%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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    • ShailaSheshadri profile imageAUTHOR

      ShailaSheshadri 

      9 months ago from Bengaluru

      Thanks. Yeah...even I felt happy when I made these pancakes for the first time. They make a delightful breakfast.

    • rebeccamealey profile image

      Rebecca Mealey 

      9 months ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      Veggie pancakes? What a great idea. I can't wait to try them. Great way to get those vegetables into your diet.

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