Spicy Pancake wraps

“Pancakes” doea the name sound familiar?
Alright, are you Wondering whats so special about a pancake recipe?
Ofcourse everyone knows how to make pancakes. Should you ever read a recipe? According to myself pancake recipes are passed on from family members. Each one has a different pancake recipe and at the end of the day it all tastes good.
The flavours, fillings and taste varries according to each of our own preference and requirements. In srilanka we have it in a few ways and which is known to my family are sweet and savoury pancakes. The difference of the sweet and savoury pancakes are in the filling. So today am gonna give you a quick recipe on how to make a basic pancake and fill it in srilankan style.

2 cups wheat flour
2 eggs
A pinch of salt
Coconut milk as required

Mix all the ingredients and beat.
Pour ovwr a nonstick griddle and cook on one side.

Vegetable filling
2 potatoes
2 carrots
A spring onion leaf
1 big onion (chopped)
2 green chillies (chopped)
Pinch of turmeric
1/2 teaspoon chillie powder
1/2 teaspoon chillie flakes
1/2 teaspoon crushed pepper
A few curry leaves
1/8 teaspoon mustard seed
1 teaspoon coconut milk
Salt to taste
1 tablespoon olive oil

Peel and dice potatoes and carrots.
Temper onion, curry leaves and add mustard seeds.
Add the vegetables and spices.
Pour some water and cook till the vegetables are tender.
Pour coconut milk and continue cooking.
Once the mixture starts to leave the sides of the pan add oil and stir fry.
Place a tablespoon of mixture in the centre of a pancake and wrap like a roll.
Serve hot.

Ideal for school or office lunch boxes.
The best way to teach your children how to eat vegetables.


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