Scallion or Green Onion Pancake


  • 400g all-purpose flour⁣⁣
  • 280ml water⁣⁣
  • oil for cooking⁣⁣
  • filling for 2 pancakes:⁣⁣
  • 2 teaspoons [12g] salt⁣⁣
  • 2 tablespoons [26g] oil (used olive)⁣⁣


  1. To make the pancake, mix flour & water together until you get a unified mass. ⁣⁣

  2. Transfer mixture to a cleaned surface knead. The dough is sticky (don't worry), knead for about 8-10 mins. To check, rub flour on your clean hand & knead the dough. If the dough is not sticky, then it is ready. Divide it into 2 portions, cover & let rest for 20 mins

  3. Dust flour on a cleaned surface, roll out the dough into a thin layer (dust flour on the surface with each roll). Add 1 tablespoon oil in the middle, bring the side to dab the oil to get an even coat. Sprinkle dough with 1 teaspoon salt. Add chopped scallions & gently press them onto the dough. Roll it up like a burrito.⁣⁣

  4. While holding the dough in the middle, twist to pleat from middle towards each end. Bring one end & tuck it under, then roll the other side like a coil & stack it up to get a tall 2-tier layers. Let dough rest for another 20 mins, covered

  5. To cook the pancake, press dough lightly to flatten it. Preheat a nonstick pan over low heat & place pancake into the pan. Cook until slightly brown & flip, then cover with a lid & cook for another 2-3 mins (low heat is important). ⁣⁣

  6. Remove lid, swirl 1 tablespoon oil around the side of the pancake & pan fry until golden brown, flipping halfway. ⁣⁣

  7. Serve immediately

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