Pancakes With Tomato And Potato Filling

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Pancakes are thin round cakes that are prepared on a pan. They are quickly baked cakes with a stuffing inside them. Pancakes can be served at any time of the day with a variety of fillings. You may use jam, chocolate chips, potatoes, meat or even fish for the fillings.

If some unexpected guests knock your door all of a sudden then there is nothing to worry about. You can serve a pancake recipe within a very short time. Use the leftovers in your kitchen for the fillings in the pancakes and create a savoury recipe. Here we will create a pancake recipe using potatoes, tomatoes and onions for our fillings.


Preparation Time- 30 nminutes


For The Pancakes:

  • Cornflour- 1 cup
  • Flour(maida)- 1 cup
  • Eggs- 1
  • Milk- ½ cup
  • Baking Powder- ¼tsp
  • Vanilla Extract-1tsp
  • Sugar- ½ tbsp
  • Butter- 3-4tbsp
  • Salt- To taste

For The Fillings

  • Potatoes- 5-6
  • Onions- 2-3 (finely chopped)
  • Ginger Garlic Paste- 2tbsp
  • Tomatoes- 2-3 (finely chopped)
  • Chilli Powder- 1tsp
  • Vegetable Oil- 1-2 tbsp
  • Salt - To Taste


  • Take the corn flour, flour, egg, milk, baking powder, vanilla extract, sugar, butter and some salt in a large bowl and mix well.
  • Keep on stirring the mixture for about 4-5 minutes and then keep it aside.
  • Boil the potatoes in some water over a gas oven. Peel the potatoes and mash them.
  • Now take 1-2tbsp vegetable oil in a frying pan and add the chopped onions to it.
  • After the onions turn golden brown add the ginger garlic paste, mashed potatoes, tomatoes, chilli powder and some salt to it. Stir well for 2-3 minutes over a medium flame. Keep it aside.
  • Now take another pan and put some butter into it.
  • Take about a quarter cup of the batter for each of the pancakes and spread it on the frying pan. Brown it on both sides.
  • Take about 1-2tbsp of the mixture for the filling and spread it on each pancake.
  • Fold half the pancake and roll it up.
  • Your pancake is now ready to be served.

The filing in a pancake recipe can be of your choice. You may use this recipe for making yummy pancakes that will definitely lure the taste buds of your loved ones.

Story first published: Tuesday, July 3, 2012, 12:53 [IST]
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