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Pajeon 1


  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 8 mins
  • Total Time: 23 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Korean


Pajeon is a savoury pancake filled with variety of meat and vegetables having spring onions as the prominent one. Batter is commonly made out of a mixture of eggs, wheat flour and rice flour.




  • 2 potatoes, julienned
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 2 stalks green onions, julienned
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • oil

Dipping Sauce

  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes


  1. In a sauce pan combine all dipping sauce ingredients, place in stove top and cook in low heat until brown sugar dissolves. Remove from heat, place in a serving bowl then set is aside.
  2. In a bowl combine flour, water, egg and salt mix well until texture is consistent then let it rest for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the potatoes, carrot and green onions into the batter and fold, add water if needed then season with freshly ground black pepper.
  4. Heat up a skillet and add oil, pour a large scoop of the vegetable mixture into the skillet and pan fry for 4 minutes on each side. Repeat the process with the remaining vegetable mixture.
  5. Serve while hot with dipping sauce on the side.