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Red Lentil Pancakes

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Long Grain Rice – 3/4 cup
Red Lentils – 1/4 cup
Warm Water – 1 cup
Salt – 1 tsp
Ground Turmeric – 1/2 tsp
Ground Black Pepper – 1/2 tsp
Chopped Fresh Coriander – 2 tblsp
Oil for frying and drizzling

1. Place the rice and lentils in a large bowl, cover with the warm water, cover and soak for atleast 8 hours or overnigh.
2. Drain off the water and reserve.
3. Place the rice and lentils in a food processor and blend until smooth.
4. Blend in the reserved water.
5. Scrape into a bowl, cover with a clear film and leave in a warm place to ferment for about 24 hours.
6. Stir in a salt, turmeric, pepper and coriander.
7. Heat a heavy frying pan over a medium heat for a few minutes until hot. Smear with oil and add about 2 to 3 tblsp of the batter.
8. Using a rounded base of a soup spoon, gently spread the batter out using a circular motion to make a pancake that is about 6 inch in diameter.
9. Cook in the pan for 1 1/2 – 2 minutes or until set.
10. Drizzle a little oil over the pancake and around the edges.
11. Turn over and cook for about 1 minute or until golden brown.
12. Keep the cooked pancakes warm in a low oven or a plate over simmering water while cooking the remaining batter.
13. Serve warm.

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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