“Chijimi” Korean buckwheat pancake with “fusion ponzu”sauce | HIROKO JONES

“Chijimi” Korean buckwheat pancake with “fusion ponzu”sauce

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This is quick, easy and very tasty vegan dish. It is great as a starter or tapas dish. We really enjoyed having this with the dish I call Japanese tapas.

 

Ingredient

“Chijimi” buckwheat flour pancake ( 2 big pancakes )

  • 1 cup (200ml) (100g) of buckwheat flour
  • 400 ml of water
  • 100g of spring onion
  • 1 (100 g ) carrot
  • pinch of salt
  • rapeseed oil for flying

“fusion ponzu”sauce

  • 20 ml of Mirin (sweetened rice wine)
  • 20 ml of Tamari or Soy sauce (Tamari is gluten free soy sauce. It has got lighter colour and mild flavour)
  • 20ml of lemon juice
  • 1/2 of fresh chili
  • sesame oil for flavouring

Equipment

  • mixing bowl
  • non-stick frying pan and plate for turning over pancake
  • little sauce pan

Preparation

  • cut spring onions into two or four lengthwise and cut them diagonally into two inches length each. You can use most of spring onion even green bit for this cooking.

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  • cut carrots diagonally and cut them thinly like sticks.

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  • Slice the 1/2 of chilli thinly.  ★They are beautiful, aren’t they? These are from our friend’s garden.

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Instructions

“Chijimi” buckwheat flour pancake (two big pancakes)

  1. Put buckwheat flour in a bowl and add water slowly.
  2. Mix them until they become smooth.
  3. Add carrot, spring onion and salt,
  4. Heat the rapeseed oil over a medium heat in a frying pan. Pour half the mix and cook until one side becomes crispy – pour more oil from the side of frying pan if it doesn’t get crispy and cook more.
  5. For turning over the pancake, place a plate on top of the pancake and turn the frying pan upside down. Slide back the pancake into the flying pan and cook the other side. ★Crispiness makes this dish tasty.

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“fusion ponzu”sauce

  1. Put Mirin in a little sauce pan and heat low to burn off the alcohol,%e3%81%bf%e3%82%8a%e3%82%93
  2. move the pan from the hob and add some Tamari or soy sauce and lemon juice.
  3. add chilli and pour some sesame seed oil for a flavour.

 

How to eat

Cut the pancake into six or eight and eat them after dipping with my fusion “Ponzu” sauce. yummy!

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