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Buckwheat pancakes

Buckwheat pancakes

Buckwheat pancakes (galettes de sarasin in French) are typical of Brittany and are often served as a savoury dish. They are made with buckwheat flour (a cereal-like seed which is gluten free).

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Last modified on: July 21th 2015

For 10 pancakes, you will need:

How long does it take?

Fulfillment
PreparationCookingStart to finish
11 min.4 min.15 min.
Preservation:
A few hours in the fridge, protected with plastic film. They freeze well.

Step by step recipe

Stage 1
5 min.
Buckwheat pancakes : Photo of step #1 Put 250 g buckwheat flour, 600 g milk, 2 eggs and ½ teaspoon salt into a bowl.
Stage 2
2 min.
Buckwheat pancakes : Photo of step #2 Mix thoroughly with a whisk, and the pancake batter is ready.

Note: there's a commonly-held belief that the batter should be left to rest, but there is no need to do this with buckwheat, as it contains no gluten.
Stage 3
1 min.
Buckwheat pancakes : Photo of step #3 Lightly grease a frying pan with a little oil on a piece of absorbant paper. Use a special pancake pan if you have one.
Stage 4
2 min.
Buckwheat pancakes : Photo of step #4 Pour a ladleful of batter, turning the pan to spread it as you pour, to make a pancake that is as round as possible.
Stage 5
2 min.
Buckwheat pancakes : Photo of step #5 Cook for 1 or 2 minutes.
Stage 6
1 min.
Buckwheat pancakes : Photo of step #6 Slide a spatula or maryse under the pancake to turn it.
Stage 7
2 min.
Buckwheat pancakes : Photo of step #7 Then cook on the other side for 1 or 2 minutes.

Continue like this until you have used up all the batter.

Remarks

Feel free to vary the quantity of milk to make the batter thicker or thinner.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Nicolas

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