Chilla / Spicy wheat flour crepes
Light and fluffy, wheat flour crepes ready under 10 minutes. The ultimate lazy Sunday breakfast or a quick Tea Time Snack.
Crepes might have originated in France however this isn’t a French recipe and has no eggs at all. And is called Chilla in India, I like to call it crepes because it’s made of wheat flour batter of pouring consistency and can be eaten with many different fillings, the variations are endless. I have always had these as a child with some pickle but today there are many options and this recipe will give you the chance to explore your favorite filling.
This is a really quick, easy and delicious recipe with very little ingredients and can be made in 10 minutes. I make these very often mostly because I am lazy but also because it’s so tasty.
Makes 8 to 10 crepes
Wheat flour 1/3 cup
Salt to taste
Chilly powder/ cayenne pepper 1 tsp
Dry mango powder – ½ tsp (optional)
Zest of one lemon
Water to make a batter (2/3 of a cup)
1 Mix the wheat flour, salt( I add about a tsp), chilly powder or cayenne pepper with a fork
2 Add water to make a runny yet thick batter (pouring consistency). Add Zest of one lemon
3 Heat a pan, pour a ladle of batter and gently swirl with the back of the ladle to thin it out ( not necessary if your batter is thin just swirl the pan
Add a little oil before flipping the pancake (would take about 30 seconds or less to cook).
Serve these hot and delicious spicy pancakes with some cream cheese, chilly sauce/ ketchup or as I mentioned before I gobbled mine with some mango pickle and a Cuppa….Yum!
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