Thursday, October 25, 2012

Grain-free flat bread or basic pancakes

Recipe #3
(This quantity makes about 8 made in a small 8" non-stick fry pan)

Ingredients: 
  • 1/2 cup besan (chick pea) flour
  • 1/2 cup potato flour
  • 1 egg (optional)
  • 1 cup +/- cold water  ( or 1/2 water 1/2 milk)
  • pinch salt (optional)
Method:
  • Mix flours together well
  • Add egg and water (water/milk)
  • Beat together well until no lumps left in mixture.
  • Mixture needs to be quite runny depending on the thickness of pancakes you want to make.
  • Heat small non-stick frypan on HIGH heat, till pan is HOT.
  • Pour thin layer of mixture into pan, swirling the mixture to the edge of pan
  • Cook on one side till light brown, then turn to cook other side
For crisper 'bread' cook on high heat with lid on or in a Weber Q series HIGH setting with lid down till 'bread' crisps.
I just use this for my self, making them up freshly each time I need some. I keep the mixture in a small spill proof lidded bowl in the fridge.

Uses:
Can be used as regular bread - 
For breakfast top with bacon and eggs. Spread one with marmalade. 
For lunch spread with avocado, mayo, add salad and chicken, ham etc. Roll up.
Also can be used as a dessert pancake with sugar and lemon; maple syrup and ice cream/cream etc.

I hope you'll try these as the flavour and texture is good.
Enjoy...

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