Spicy Masala Oat Pancakes

on .

facebook Share on Facebook

curry on cooking femalefocusonline feb2021If you are bored with porridge, overnight oats or bircher muesli try this pancake recipe for a change. Grinding the oats to a fine powder to make these super easy pancakes makes breakfast much more interesting. This is a great alternative for Shrove Tuesday if you fancy a spicy pancake. These can be made into mini drop scones or if preferred larger pancakes. The fenugreek leaves can be replaced with chopped spinach.

85g rolled oats finely ground
2 tablespoons gram flour (chickpea flour)
½ teaspoon cumin seeds
1 teaspoon garam masala
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon/to taste salt
1/2 small onion finely chopped
1 inch ginger grated
1 green chilli chopped optional
1 small carrot grated
2 tablespoons fenugreek leaves chopped optional
Oil rapeseed/veg oil
Water, as needed

Time: 30 minutes. Serves: 4. Top tip: Any Curry On Cooking spice kit can be used to replace the spices. Use half of the sachet.

In a mixing bowl add the ground oats, the gram flour along with all the spices; cumin seeds, garam masala, salt, black pepper and mix well.
Add the ginger, chillies, onions, carrots and fenugreek leaves.
Mix everything well and add water to make into a runny pancake batter. Cover and refrigerate for 5 minutes.
In a tawa Indian griddle pan or a non-stick frying pan, heat a teaspoon of oil to a medium heat.
Stir the pancake batter; pour a ladleful on to the pan and with the back of tablespoon spread the batter evenly in a round shape. Keep the heat on low, cook for 4-5 minutes or until the underside is cooked a little. Flip the pancake, cook the other side for 2-3 minutes on low-medium heat. Flip and cook until it becomes golden on both sides.
Cook the rest and serve with raita or mint chutney.

NEW! JOIN THE CLUB! The Spice Sisters have launched a 3 month Curry Club Subscription Club.

Each month your letterbox subscription will contain all the spices and recipes with links to the videos needed to create authentic dishes from scratch. Rustle up a feast to impress. A great gift for a foodie, curry lover or someone you are missing! Find out more at www.curryoncooking.com

● Recipe supplied by The Spices Sisters from Curry On Cooking. Don’t forget to like them on Facebook 'Curry On Cooking'. You can purchase their currylicious kits from www.curryoncooking.com.