Buckwheat Blinis Sandwich with Beetroot and Feta Recipe

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Buckwheat Blinis Sandwich with Beetroot and Feta
How to make Buckwheat Blinis Sandwich with Beetroot and Feta
  • Chef: Alok Verma - Executive Sous Chef - The Imperial New Delhi
  • Recipe Servings: 5
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Traditional Russian blinis are made with a yeast-raised buckwheat flour batter that gives them a nutty flavor. Topped with Beetroot mixture and rocket leaf these Russian pancakes are an impressive, healthy appetizer for parties.

Ingredients of Buckwheat Blinis Sandwich with Beetroot and Feta

  • 150 Gram Buckwheat Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 2 Gram Salt
  • 1 tsp Yogurt
  • 1 1/2 tsp Vinegar
  • 150 Ml Water
  • 10 Gram Jalapenos
  • 10 Ml Clarified Butter
  • 160 Gram Beetroot, chopped
  • 35 Gram Castor Sugar
  • 75 Ml Vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 20 Gram Walnut
  • 80 Gram Feta

How to Make Buckwheat Blinis Sandwich with Beetroot and Feta

  • 1.Sift buckwheat flour in a medium size bowl.
  • 2.Add baking powder, salt, yogurt, vinegar and mix well. Slowly add water.
  • 3.Add chopped jalapenos to the mixture that should have the consistency of a pancake batter. Set aside for 15 minutes.
  • 4.Melt a little butter in a non-stick pan over moderate heat.
  • 5.Spoon tablespoon-size mounds of batter into the hot skillet and cook until bubbles form on the surface and the blinis are browned on the bottom.
  • 6.Flip the blinis and cook for 15 seconds longer.
  • 7.Peel and finally chop the beetroot.
  • 8.Melt sugar over low heat. Add chopped beetroot, water, vinegar, cumin powder, coriander powder to the pan and cook for 10-15 mins, stirring frequently.
  • 9.Remove from the heat, add chopped walnut to the mixture and allow it to cool.
  • 10.Place one table spoon of beetroot mixture on each blinis and top with feta cheese.
  • 11.Garnish with rocket leaf and serve.
Key Ingredients: Buckwheat Flour, Baking Powder, Salt, Yogurt, Vinegar, Water, Jalapenos, Clarified Butter, Beetroot, Castor Sugar, Vinegar, Cumin Powder, Coriander Powder, Walnut, Feta