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).
96,844 24.2/5 for 30 ratings
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Last modified on: July 21th 2015

For 10 pancakes, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 5 pancakes 10 pancakes 20 pancakes 30 pancakes

How long does it take?

Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
11 min.4 min.15 min.
Keeping: 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

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,465 Kcal or 6,134 Kj68 gr196 gr46 gr
73 %26 %19 %7 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
154 Kcal or 645 Kj7 gr21 gr5 gr
8 %3 %2 %1 %
Per pancakes
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
147 Kcal or 615 Kj7 gr20 gr5 gr
7 %3 %2 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

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