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Recipe of the Month: Buckwheat Pancakes

July 24,2015

Recipe of the Month: Buckwheat Pancakes

Buckwheat is a light, dry, gluten free grain that is high in Magnesium and contains 8 essential amino acids. It is also high in Rutin (a phyto-chemical) that helps strengthen the capillaries and blood vessels, so this makes Buckwheat very healing to the cardiovascular system. It also contains Quercitin (an anti-oxidant) that is wonderful for decreasing excess fluid retention, phlegm and congestion in the body.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup of Buckwheat flour
  • 1 ¼ cups of water
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1 tsp each of cinnamon and cardamom powder
  • Ghee

METHOD

  1. Whisk flour, water, salt and spices together to make a smooth batter
  2. Heat a small amount of ghee in a small pan and ladle enough batter to form a medium size pancake
  3. When the top of the pancakes begins to bubble and dry out a little, flip the pancake to cook the other side
  4. Cook till golden brown
  5. These pancakes go well with a drizzle of maple syrup or honey and tahini.

Serves 2

These pancakes are great for decreasing Kapha so ideal for a warming winter breakfast.

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