Beghrir Recipe

Beghrir are pancakes prepared during the holy month of Ramadan. Learn how to make/prepare Moroccan Pancakes by following this easy recipe.
Beghrir Recipe
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cooking Time 35 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 6
Calories Per Serving 454
  • 1 cup Warm Water (115 °F / 46 °C)
  • ½ tsp active dry Yeast
  • ½ tsp White Sugar
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 cup Semolina Flour
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt

  • 6 tbsp Butter
  • ¾ cup Honey
  • 1 tsp Orange-Flower Water (or to taste, optional)
How to make Beghrir:
  • Combine warm water, yeast and white sugar in a food processor. Let the mixture stand for 5 minutes till the yeast softens and forms creamy foam.
  • Add milk, flour, semolina flour, eggs, baking powder and salt.
  • Blend the mixture to from a smooth batter.
  • Leave the batter in the blender for about 30 minutes.
  • Heat a 5-inch nonstick skillet on medium-high heat.
  • Blend the pancake batter again for 10 seconds.
  • Pour ¼ cup of the batter into the heated skillet.
  • Cook the pancake till bubbles form and pop, for about 3 minutes.
  • Adjust the heat to brown the bottom of the pancake and dry the tops.
  • Repeat with the remaining batter.
  • Make sure to blend the batter after preparing 3 or 4 pancakes to keep the batter fluffy.
  • Prepare the sauce by combining butter, honey and orange-flower water flavoring in a microwave-safe bowl.
  • Microwave the mixture on high for 1½ minutes, to melt the butter and heat the honey.
  • Remove and stir the sauce.
  • Drizzle 1 tbsp of the sauce over each pancake.
  • Serve warm.