Spicy Indian Pancakes

Spicy Indian Pancakes

(6 servings)    Printable Version
  • 2 cups chickpea flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped coriander (cilantro) leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup of water (more or less)
  • cooking oil spray for pan
  • 1/4 cup sliced scallions or shallots (optional)
In a big bowl, place all the above ingredients. Add water so as to make a batter of medium consistency, i.e., not too thick nor too runny.

Heat a griddle or a nonstick pan. Reduce the heat, spray with cooking oil, and spread a 1/4 cup of batter evenly. Cook on medium heat for about 2 minutes or till the underside is cooked and has become golden brown.

Flip the pancake. Cook on medium heat for about 2 minutes or till the other side is also cooked and has become golden brown. Repeat the procedure for making rest of the pancakes.

* As a variation, finely chopped tomatoes and onions can be added to the batter.

Spicy Indian Pancakes

Great for brunch - with scrambled or over-easy eggs.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank Brekkie_Baby for this recipe.

Comments About This Recipe
What do you think of Spicy Indian Pancakes?
Overall Average Rating = 4 (out of 5)
Based on 2 votes.

From Yo It's Me Adam
Rating (out of 5):  

You'll probably think I'm crazy, but these are GREAT with applesauce on them. It acts sort of like a chutney so you get the sweet and savory together... which makes Indian food so good. Trust me. Try it once and you'll be hooked!

Comment submitted: 9/22/2013 (#16587)

From Refreshing
Rating (out of 5):  

I've tried this morning.... its a refreshing and with the ingredients the after taste is long lasting.

Comment submitted: 7/12/2007 (#3194)

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