Red Lentil Pancakes

Fuel your day with a nutritious twist! Dive into these delightful Low-GI red lentil pancakes for a satisfyingly healthy start.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Serves: 4


  • Dried red split lentils – SOAKED OVERNIGHT – 1 cup
  • Salt – 1 tsp
  • Baking powder – 1 tsp
  • Oats or almond flour – 1 tbsp
  • Cumin, turmeric, coriander – 1 tsp each
  • Minced garlic and ginger – 1 tsp each
  • Olive oil – 2 tbsp – for frying


  1. Soak lentils in water overnight (or in hot water for at least 2 hours).
  2. Drain and rinse soaked lentils.
  3. Place them in a food processor or blender with 1 to 1.5 cup of water.
  4. Add the other ingredients (except the olive oil) and mix well.
  5. Heat up ½ tbsp of olive oil in a frying pan and spread ¼ of the mixture over it.
  6. Cook each pancake for about 2-3 minutes each side. Take care not to overcook them, as they get
    too dry.
  7. Fill with mushrooms, spinach and Greek yogurt, tomato and cheese, or use your imagination!

Nutrition (per serve): Energy 650 kj, Protein 12g, Carbohydrates 18g, Fats 5g, Dietary fibre 5g

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