Baked Crêpes with Capsicum Sauce
by Tarla Dalal
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Scrumptious crêpes prepared with a batter of flours and milk, are stuffed with a mixture of sautéed capsicum and paneer, and topped with a creamy capsicum sauce, all set to be baked with a sprinkling of grated cheese. With its sumptuous filling and soothingly spicy topping, these Baked Crêpes with Capsicum Sauce make a perfect starter for any party. But then, we would not recommend waiting for your next party to prepare it – why not make it right away to enjoy a few special culinary moments with your loved and loving family?
- Combine the plain flour, cornflour, milk, salt and ½ cup of water in a deep bowl and mix well till the batter is smooth.
- Heat a non-stick tava (griddle), pour ¼ cup of the batter on it and spread in a circular motion to make a thick pancake of 100 mm. (4") diameter.
- Cook the crêpes on a medium flame, using a little butter, till it turns light brown in colour from both the sides.
- Repeat steps 2 and 3 to make about 4 more crêpes. Keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
- Add the red capsicum and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
- Remove the pan from the flame, allow the mixture to cool for 5 minutes.
- Add the paneer, salt and pepper and mix well. Keep aside.
- Boil 2 cups of water, add the capsicum. Boil for 5 minutes, drain and blend with milk in a mixer. Keep aside.
- Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the plain flour and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
- Add the capsicum-milk mixture, salt and pepper, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes or till the sauce thickens. Keep aside.
- Divide the filling into 5 equal portions and keep aside.
- Place a crêpe on a clean, dry surface and place a portion of the stuffing in the center and roll it up tightly.
- Repeat step 2 to make 4 more crêpes. Keep aside.
- Place the crêpes in a greased baking dish and pour the capsicum sauce evenly over it.
- Sprinkle cheese on top and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 10 minutes.
- Serve immediately.
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