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Baked Crêpes with Capsicum Sauce


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The flavour of savoury crepes stuffed with tangy flavoured cottage cheese is further enhanced by the rich and creamy capsicum sauce. No one can eat just one!

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Baking Time: 15 minutes
Baking Temperature: 200°C (400 ° F)
Serves 4.
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For the crêpes
1/4 cup plain flour (maida)
1/4 cup cornflour
1/4 cup milk
1 tsp melted butter for greasing
a pinch of salt

For the filling
3/4 cup crumbled paneer (cottage cheese)
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/4 cup chopped red capsicum
1 tsp oil
tabasco sauce to taste
salt and black pepper (kalimirch) powder to taste

For the capsicum sauce
1 large sized capsicum, cut into half
1 cup milk
1 tbsp butter
1 tbsp plain flour (maida)
salt and black pepper (kalimirch) powder to taste

Other ingredients
1/4 cup grated processed cheese
butter for greasing

For the garnish
2 olives, thinly sliced


    For the crêpes

    1. Mix the plain flour, cornflour, milk, salt and ½ cup of water. Mix very well until no lumps remain.
    2. Grease a 125 mm. (5") diameter non-stick pan with the butter.
    3. Pour 2 tbsp of the batter, tilt the pan around quickly so that the batter coats the pan evenly.
    4. When the sides starts to peel off, upturn the pancake and cook the other side for 30 seconds.
    5. Repeat with the remaining batter to make 5 more pancakes, greasing the pan with butter when required.

    For the filling

    1. Heat the oil in a pan, add the green chillies and sauté for ½ a minute.
    2. Add the red capsicum and sauté till it turns soft.
    3. Add the paneer, Tabasco sauce, salt and pepper and mix well. Keep aside.

    For the capsicum sauce

    1. Boil 2 cups of water, add the capsicum. Boil for 5 minutes, drain and blend with milk in a mixer.
    2. Heat the butter in a pan, add the plain flour and sauté for ½ minute.
    3. Add the blended capsicum, mix well and keep stirring until the sauce thickens.
    4. Add the salt and pepper and mix well. Keep aside.

    How to proceed

    1. Place 2 tbsp of filling on each crepe and tightly roll up into a long roll.
    2. Place the crêpes in a greased baking dish and pour the capsicum sauce on them.
    3. Sprinkle cheese on top and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°C (400°F) for 10 minutes.
    4. Serve hot garnished with olives.
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