Patishapta

Prep: 15 min Cook: 20 min Number of Portions: 2

Ingredients

For the batter:- Maida -1 cup
Sooji -1/4 cup
Sugar - 2 tsp
Milk - 3/4 cup
For the filling:- Boiled channa dal -3/4 cup
Jaggery - 1/2 cup
Cardamom powder - 1 tsp
oil -2 1/2 tbl spn

Method

  • Mix all the ingredients for the batter and make a smooth coating consistency batter. Let it rest for 10 minutes.
  • In the meantime melt jaggery in a pan and add the channa dal and the cardamom powder. Mix well and add 2 tsp of oil. Keep aside.
  • Now heat a non stick pan and grease it with oil. Pour the batter and spread it thick like a pancake. Turn the heat low and now add a little bit of the filling in the centre and spread it around.
  • Now fold the pancake from opposite sides or else you can fold it in a half moon shape.
  • Cook till the pancake it cooked. Remove and serve warm.

Notes

This is a traditional Bengali dessert with a filling of coconut and jaggery, but in this recipe I have replaced the coconut with boiled channa dal and it turns out to be an excellent dessert.

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