TAIN TAIN Buckwheat Pancakes

It is the local name for Tartary buckwheat pancakes in Ladakh. It is often fermented overnight to be prepared for breakfast.


- 1 cup black buckwheat flour (organic if possible).

- 2 tbsp unroasted barley flour(thuktal).

- ½ tsp caraway seeds

- ¼ tsp salt

- 2 tsp softened butter

- 1 cup milk (all or half of the milk can be substituted with curd)

- 3-4 tsp organic apricot conserve

- 2 eggs beaten

- 2 tsp chopped walnuts

Now let's know how to prepare. Almost the same as your regular pancake with a few add ons.


1. Add buckwheat flour, caraway seeds, salt, thuktal, milk in a big bowl and mix.

2. Beat the eggs and butter in another bowl. Whisk in the milk and the apricot conserve.

3. Add both ingredients while whisking continuously. Stir in the chopped walnuts.