A couple of weeks ago I took the new Gaslight cylinder for a road-test and reviewed it. Then last week I cooked up a simple brunch dish of Gaslight eggs. Last week I cooked up a Gaslight Cranachan which was extremely more-ish.
This week I’ve Indian style savoury pancakes for you to cook up on your gas stove. Easy to attempt at home or on a camping stove, the only thing you need to do is plan ahead a little!
Indian Style Savoury Pancakes (serves 4)
- 2 cups rice flour
- 2 cups gram (chickpea) flour
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon sunflower oil
- 5g dried yeast
- 30ml lukewarm water
- 2 cups cold water
Place the flours, paprika, salt and sunflower oil in a large bowl and stir so that the sunflower oil is mixed thoroughly. It’ll appear like breadcrumbs.
In a cup combine the yeast and lukewarm water and stir well with a fork until it’s dissolved. Pour the yeast mixture and the 2 cups of cold water into the large bowl on top of the flours and whisk well. The batter should become like a thick pouring cream. If you feel that it’s too dry, then add a little more water until you get the right consistency.
Cover the bowl with cling film and leave to prove in a warm spot for approximately 3 hours.
Once ready, cook the batter by the ladleful in a lightly oiled frying pan on a medium heat. Fry until the bottom is golden brown then flip. To get the “roll” effect, drape the cooked pancakes over a rolling-pin directly from the frying pan once cooked.
For the pickle you will need 1/2 cucumber, 1 red chilli, 1 tablespoon of white wine vinegar and half a teaspoon of sea salt.
Slice the cucumber in half and using a teaspoon, scoop out the watery seeds. Slice the cucumber finely, along with the chilli and place both in a bowl. Pour the white wine vinegar and sea salt on top and stir well. Serve immediately.