Recipe by Kaoru
"This is a savory pancake. Make it with plenty of mung bean sprouts! Unlike other bean sprouts, mung sprouts are eaten cooked in Japan. They are economical and nutritious! I created this recipe for my wheat-free diet, but if you like go ahead and use wheat flour for barley flour. It tastes like good old Japan to me!!"
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minced fresh ginger root
mung bean sprouts
ground cayenne pepper to taste
Yummy. I needed more water than stated to make a batter, but I was using whole wheat flour (all I had). Squeezing the mung bean sprouts as I dropped them in crumbled many nicely while leaving some whole. I omitted the sesame/veggie oil mixture, instead spraying a nonstick pan lightly with cooking spray and sprinkling a mixture of bonito flakes, kelp and toasted sesame seeds on the top side. I just put some more tamari on top to eat. It was so good!
I gave it 3 stars. These have the potential to be great, but the recipe really needs some help. I added more water too, but the pancakes were too Tamari/ginger intesive w/ little else to offer. Photo looks great, I want THAT recipe.
Thank you Kaoru! This recipe was delicious. I used all purpose flour almost double the mung bean sprouts and 1/2 cup of shredded carrots. It turned out perfect with some cayenne pepper sprinkled on top with tamari for dipping. Very low-calorie too!
I really enjoyed this! It was very different from anything I've had before. I used all-purpose flour because that's all that I had on hand. I thought I was going to need to add more water, but my bean sprouts were still quite wet from when I washed them, so that added enough moisture. I served the pancakes with a little sriracha on the side.
great quick recipe. i might have used too much ginger and soy sauce. definitely gingery, so use less if you're not the biggest fan.
Delicious with dark green cabbage leaves layered in between 2 pancakes.
Delicious pancake! I incorporated the chili powder into the pancake. I used zesty sprouts instead of mung bean sprouts, and whole wheat flour instead of barley flour. I have started my next batch of sprouts to be able to make these again!
I definitely had to add some more water. This is a simple spicy taste of Asia. I loved it.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Gingery Mung Bean Sprouts Pancake
Serving Size: 1/1 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 1
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 348
** Calories from Fat: 96
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