Injera is a spongy, sourdough flatbread that serves as both a pancake and an eating utensil in East African cuisine. It's typically used to scoop up stews and dishes.
Okonomiyaki are savory Japanese pancakes made with a batter of flour, eggs, shredded cabbage, and a variety of toppings such as seafood, meat, or vegetables. They are often drizzled with okonomiyaki sauce and mayonnaise.
Arepas are round, flat, unleavened corn cakes. They are versatile and can be served with a variety of fillings, such as cheese, meat, or beans.
Hotteok are sweet Korean pancakes made from a yeast-based dough and filled with a mixture of brown sugar, cinnamon, and nuts. They are usually pan-fried until crispy.
Blini are thin, yeast-raised pancakes often served with sour cream and caviar. They can be served as an appetizer or dessert and are a staple in Russian cuisine.
Boxty is a traditional Irish potato pancake made from grated potatoes, flour, baking powder, and sometimes buttermilk. They can be fried or baked and are often served with butter or as part of an Irish breakfast.
Malpua are Indian sweet pancakes made from a batter of flour, semolina, and milk, flavored with cardamom and saffron. They are fried until golden and typically served with syrup or rabri (sweet condensed milk).
The Dutch baby pancake is a large, puffy, oven-baked pancake that is slightly sweet and usually served with powdered sugar, lemon juice, and fresh fruit. Despite its name, it's not Dutch but likely of German origin.