Semolina Pancakes

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      55 min

Appears in
The Jewelled Kitchen

By Bethany Kehdy

Published 2013

  • About

These semolina pancakes are known as beghrir, which means “1000 holes”. The name refers to the multitude of holes that develop on the surface as they cook.


  • 125 ml/4 fl oz/½ cup milk
  • 1 tsp<


  1. Warm the milk in a saucepan over a low heat. Mix the yeast and sugar with 3 tablespoons of the warmed milk, then pour this mixture into a large mixing bowl and set aside. Reserve the remaining warm milk.
  2. Sift the flours, the baking powder and salt into a mixing bowl