Growing up we all ate a lot of savory pancakes, and we loved to eat them as breakfast. Our moms often tricked us by secretly adding veggies in her yummy pancakes. Well, there are many savory pancakes in the Indian cuisine, but the savory Indian pancakes made from desi semolina we're talking about, are nothing but our favorite Uttapam, made from Rava (sooji) and curd. Let's bring back the flavor of our savory Indian pancakes with these simple recipe notes.


  • a three-fourth cup of semolina (Rava)
  • half a cup of curd or yogurt
  • one-fourth cup of finely chopped onions
  • one-fourth cup of finely chopped tomatoes
  • one-fourth cup of carrots or use any veggies you like
  • half tbsp of green chili peppers
  • half tbsp cumin seeds or powder
  • one-fourth cup of water
  • salt as per taste
  • oil

Servings:- 6 pancakes


indian pancake on pan
Source: Spice Up The Curry
  1. Put all the contents (except oil) together in a bowl, slowly pour water and mix it. Make sure that your batter is of the same consistency as normal pancakes with no lumps.
  2. Heat your non-stick pan at medium flame so that the pancakes don't burn.
  3. Start pouring oil slowly on the pan and nicely cover the pan with oil to prevent pancakes from sticking.
  4. Pour batter and spread it in a circular motion to cover the pan.
  5. Now let it fry for 15-20 seconds on medium flame and check if the lower part is brown.
  6. Now flip and fry the uncooked side of the pancake and pour some oil on its edges.
  7. Now, wait till it's completely cooked and appear golden brown.
  8. Press the pancake and take it off from the pan, repeat the process, and make the rest of the pancakes.
indian savory pancakes
Source: Tarla Dalal

Your delicious pancakes are ready to serve. You can serve them with grated cheese, chili flakes, and oregano or if you like it Indian style then try spicy green chutney or sour-sweet tomato chutney and enjoy a bomb of flavours in our mouth.


Enjoy these very simple savory Indian pancakes and don't forget to follow us on social media platforms to get notified for more such recipes. Happy Reading! ❤️

Aishwary Gawate

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Aishwary Gawate

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