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Onion Bhaji Pancake with Mango Salsa
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Onion Bhaji Pancake with Mango Salsa

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Calories 583kcal
Author Eat Love Eat

Ingredients

  • 150 g chickpea (gram) flour (1 1/4 cups) sieved
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 250 ml cold water (1 cup)
  • 2 onions sliced into half moons
  • 2 tablespoons rapeseed or olive oil
  • julienned carrots radishes, salad cress, sprouts to serve

For the mango salsa

  • 1/2 mango finely diced
  • 1/2 green chilli finely diced
  • small handful of coriander leaves finely chopped
  • squeeze of lime juice

For the yoghurt

  • 130 g yoghurt of choice (1/2 cup) Greek, coconut, etc
  • 1/2 green chilli finely chopped
  • sprig of mint and dill finely chopped

Instructions

  • Turn on your grill. In a medium sized bowl place the sieved chickpea flour. Add the cumin, turmeric, cayenne pepper and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Using a whisk, gradually incorporate the water until you have a thick, smooth batter.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large ovenproof frying pan over a medium heat and cook the onions for 5-10 minutes, or until soft and golden. Tip the onions into the batter, along with the remaining tablespoon of oil and mix well.
  • Add a little more oil to the frying pan if necessary and place back over a medium heat. Pour in the pancake batter and cook for 3-4 minutes, until the base is golden. Place the frying pan under the grill for 2-3 minutes until the pancake is set.
  • Serve topped with a dollop of the mango salsa, the yoghurt and a good helping of julienned veggies and cress.

For the mango salsa

  • Mix all of the ingredients together and taste, adding more lime as desired.

For the yoghurt

  • Mix all of the ingredients together along with a pinch of salt to taste.

Notes

This easily serves 2 hungry people for dinner and would probably stretch to 4 for a light lunch.
Nutrition label is for 2 servings, including the yoghurt and salsa!

Nutrition

Calories: 583kcal