Coconut Pancakes (Allebelles) Recipe

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Coconut Pancakes (Allebelles)
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Allebelles are home made Goan pancakes with a coconut-jaggery filling.

Ingredients of Coconut Pancakes (Allebelles)

  • 1/2 cup maida
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup milk water as required
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 2 Tbsp oil for cooking the pancakes
  • For the filling:
  • 1 cup grated coconut
  • 1 cup broken up jaggery
  • 1 tsp crushed cardamom seeds
  • Dry fruits, optional

How to Make Coconut Pancakes (Allebelles)

  • 1.Mix flour, salt, egg, oil and enough milk to form a thin paste, of pouring consistency.
  • 2.Let it rest for 15 minutes.
  • 3.Put a heavy- based frying pan over high heat and add one tbsp of oil.
  • 4.Lower the heat, turn the oil around in the pan, and drain off excess oil, leaving the pan only brushed with oil.
  • 5.Increase the heat again, and pour batter and swirl the pan around immediately to coat the bottom.
  • 6.Lower the heat, cook on one side till a light brown, then turn over and brown the other side and keep aside.
  • For the filling:
  • 1.Dissolve the jaggery in a little water over low heat.
  • 2.When melted add the coconut and cardamom and cook till excess water dries out .
  • 3.Place a little filling on one side of a pancake, and roll tightly.
  • 4.Serve hot or cold.