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Sourdough Discard Scallion Pancakes served on a white plate, with Sweet Corn soup seen on the side along with some green scallion

Sourdough Discard Scallion Pancakes

Sourdough Discard Scallion Pancakes are easy vegan pancakes made using Sourdough Discard Starter perfect for breakfast or mid-evening snacks.
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Course: Breakfast, Main Course, Snacks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Sourdough, Sourdough Discard Recipes, Vegan, Vegetables
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Resting Time: 5 minutes
Author: Renu Agrawal-Dongre


  • 1 Cup - 80 grams - Rye Flour -Any flour can be substituted
  • 1 Cup - 125 grams - Sourdough Starter -Active or discard can be used
  • ½ Cup chopped Scallion -Around 75 grams
  • 1 small clove garlic chopped -Around 1 teaspoon - optional
  • 1-2 green chillies chopped -optional
  • Salt to taste
  • 1-2 tablespoon Oil for cooking
  • ¼-½ Water - only required if the batter is too thick


  • In a wide bowl, add the flour.
  • Add the sourdough discard.
    Flour for pancakes
  • Add in the chopped scallions and give a nice mix.
    Adding of Scallion to sourdough pancakes
  • Next add in the green chillies, and salt.
    Adding of green chillies and salt
  • Mix everything. If your batter is too thick add some water to get the required consistency.
  • Do not add too much water. Add it slowly 1-2 tablespoon at a time.
  • We need a thick but pouring consistency batter.
  • Let the batter rest for 5 mins.
  • In the meantime, heat a pan.
  • Once hot, lightly grease it with some oil.
  • Add a ladle full of batter and let it spread.
    Pancake batter poured on a pan
  • You can try spreading the batter in circular shape if you prefer. I kept it as is.
  • Let it cook on medium to slow until you see the top getting cooked.
    Pancake getting cooked
  • Drizzle some oil on the side, flip and cook on the underside until golden brown.
  • Serve it hot with some soup, or chutney of your choice.


  • The measurements are a rough guide, feel free to change it as per your availability.
  • One can replace the rye flour with flour of your choice. Instead of scallion veggies like Cabbage or capsicum can be used.
  • Standard US Size Cups used.
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