Introduction: PANCAKES WITH a TWIST (Semolina Savoury Pancakes)

My mothers' traditional Semolina savoury pancakes is an easy to make , healthy snack for all age groups. Semolina, which is called 'Suji" in Urdu is known to have various benefits as compared to white flour. It's a must have in Ramadhan as an Iftari dish or just an evening snack on a lovely rainy evening with tea, semolina pancakes and some ketchup to bring it all together. Enjoy!

Preparation time : 40 minutes






  • Onion (1 Large or 2 Medium)
  • Tomato (1 Large or two Medium)
  • Capsicum (1 Medium)
  • Green Chilies (2)

Baking Soda

Step 1: Making the Batter

  1. Take 10 table spoons of Semolina
  2. Take 10 table spoons of Yogurt
  3. Add a teaspoon of salt

Mix them all together to make a semi thick paste. Add water if necessary.

Let it rest for at least 30 minutes

Step 2: Cutting the Vegetables

Mince all the vegetables and green chilies , and put them in a bowl

Remember: Donot to add the inner part of tomato

Step 3: Lets Begin Making Pancakes!

Before you start to make pancakes, add a teaspoon of salt in the vegetable mixture and teaspoon of baking soda in the batter.


  • Use a nonstick frying pan
  • Add a teaspoon of oil on the frying pan (if necessary)
  • Use low flame and heat the pan well, but shouldn't be too hot!

Step 4: Making Pancakes

Step 5: Final Look!

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