Oatmeal or Semolina Pancake

This recipe is a great way to eat oatmeal or semolina while avoiding a mushy porridge texture.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Breakfast, Dinner
Servings 1

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup whole wheat semolina flour Vata - Pitta - - Kapha ++

Or

  • 1/2 cup instant oatmeal Vata - - Pitta 0 Kapha +
  • 1 egg Vata - - Pitta + Kapha +

Optional additions:

    For a salty version:

    • 1/2 cup or more grated vegetables (zucchini, onion, pumpkin, butternut squash, sweet potato, carrot)
    • 1 tsp. seeds:
    • For Vata: Black Sesame
    • For Pitta: Sunflower seeds
    • For Kapha: Pumpkin seeds
    • Choose from the following spices - pinch of salt black pepper, turmeric, ginger, cumin, caraway seeds and coriander seeds.

    For a sweet version:

    • 2 bananas crushed
    • 3 dates chopped, or 1 Tbs. black raisons
    • 3-6 nuts chopped:
    • For Vata: pecan or walnuts.
    • For Pita: almonds or pistachio
    • Spices - dried ginger cinnamon and cardamom.

    Instructions
     

    • Mix well in a bowl the oatmeal/semolina, egg and the desired additions.
    • If the mixture is too dry, add a little water or milk (cow’s/goat’s/oatmeal etc.)
    • Heat a nonstick skillet on a medium flame with a little ghee/butter/coconut oil or sesame oil. Pour the mixture and flatten with a spatula.
    • Cover and lower the flame.
    • Cook covered for 5-7 minutes, flip, cover, cook 5 more minutes and serve.

    Notes

    Optional serving additions:
    Salty:
    For Vata: add to the mixture crumbled salty cheese like feta/Bulgarian/salty white cheese. Eat the pancake with extra ghee or yoghurt.
    Sweet:
    For Vata: it is optional to eat the pancake with a variety of additions like ghee/sour cream/yoghurt/maple syrup etc.
    For Pitta: add ghee/sour cream/honey/date syrup.

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