Yamaimo Green Onion Pancakes

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Preparation info

  • Makes

    Twelve

    4 in 10 cm Pancakes
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Roots

By Diane Morgan

Published 2012

  • About

The yam used to make these pancakes is known either as yamaimo (mountain tuber) or nagaimo (long tuber). In the Chinese market I frequent, it is labeled nagaimo (yes, a Japanese name), and at the Japanese market, the very same tuber is labeled yamaimo. Have I confused you yet? It is certainly confusing to me. That said, yams traveling under either label will work here. They fry up golden, yet moist and a tad gooey at the center. This is a treasured texture for th