Vegan Thai basil pancake

Vegan Thai basil pancake

“Experience a burst of vibrant flavors with these vegan Thai basil pancakes. A fusion of aromatic Thai basil, scallions, and a coconut-infused batter creates these delectable treats. Mixing simple ingredients like all-purpose flour, coconut milk, and a hint of sweetness, these pancakes offer a delightful balance of savory and sweet. Served warm and golden-brown, these aromatic pancakes make a perfect canvas for your favorite toppings or enjoy them as a standalone delight, delivering a taste of Thai cuisine in every bite.”


For the Pancakes:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped Thai basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallions (green onions)
  • Cooking oil for frying


  1. Prepare the Batter:
    • In a mixing bowl, whisk together the all-purpose flour, cornstarch, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
    • Slowly pour in the coconut milk while whisking to create a smooth batter.
    • Stir in the vegetable oil, chopped Thai basil leaves, and chopped scallions. Mix until well combined.
  2. Cook the Pancakes:
    • Heat a non-stick skillet or frying pan over medium heat and lightly grease it with cooking oil.
    • Pour a ladleful of the pancake batter onto the skillet to form pancakes of your desired size.
    • Cook the pancakes for 2-3 minutes on one side until bubbles form on the surface, then flip and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes until both sides are golden brown.
  3. Repeat and Serve:
    • Repeat the process with the remaining batter, greasing the skillet as needed.
    • Serve the Thai basil pancakes warm, garnished with extra chopped basil leaves or your favorite toppings.

Nutritional Information:

Nutritional values (approximate per serving, assuming 4 servings):

  • Calories: Around 200-250 calories
  • Protein: Approximately 3-5 grams
  • Carbohydrates: Around 25-30 grams
  • Fat: Approximately 9-12 grams
  • Fiber: Roughly 1-2 grams
  • Sodium: Varies based on added salt and ingredients