Pudla savoury crepes – India

Gujarati savoury pancakes
Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 8
  • Serving size: 100g
  • Calories: 224
  • Fat: 7 g
  • Saturated fat: 1 g
  • Unsaturated fat: 6 g
  • Trans fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 34 g
  • Sugar: 3 g
  • Sodium: 214 mg
  • Fiber: 7 g
  • Protein: 11 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
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These fantastic savoury pancakes from India are not only gluten free but vegetarian as well. They are also super easy to make. Great on their own but when served with dips or pickles they take on even more flavour. Enjoy !
  • Gram (chickpea) flour – 2 cups
  • Tomatoes – 2 medium
  • Onion – one medium
  • Chillies – 3 to 4 ( finely chopped . red or green)
  • Chilli powder – ½ tablespoon
  • Cumin seeds – one teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder – ½ teaspoon
  • Vegetable oil – one tablespoon ( and a little more)
  • Salt – ½ teaspoon ( optional)
  1. In a mixing bowl, add gram flour, oil, cumin seeds, chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt. Mix until all ingredients are well combined
  2. In a blender, add the tomatoes, onions and a little water. Blitz into a smooth, still slightly runny puree. Do not make it too thick
  3. Make a batter by mixing the tomato puree with the seasoned gram flour.
  4. Add a little oil and coat the base of a frying pan with oil. Bring to frying heat.
  5. Spoon one or two tablespoons into the pan. Smooth out to pancake thickness
  6. Add sprinkle lightly with chopped chillies.
  7. Fry until crispy on the bottom and cooked through
  8. Continue using the same method until all the batter and chillies have been used.
  9. Serve immediately with chutneys or pickles. Also good with grated cheese
This recipe yields 6 to 8 portions

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