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Alle Belle

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A traditional Goan style pancake filled with coconut and jaggery.

Alle Belle or Ale Bele is a delicious Goan style coconut and jaggery pancake. A popular sweet delicacy in Goan homes, the pancakes are made in a light batter and filled with a coconut/jaggery filling.

In some homes, they are made with coconut milk and coconut bits in them. It is a simple and easy to make dish that can be served as a teatime snack or as a dessert to any meal.

Alle Belle / Ale Bele /Alebele

Alle Belle / Ale Bele /Alebele

They are also known as Alebele.

Alle Belle / Ale Bele /Alebele
5 from 3 votes

Alle Belle

A traditional Goan style pancake filled with coconut and jaggery.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: Goan, Indian
Keyword: Alebele


  • 3/4 cup Plain Flour
  • a small pinch Baking Powder
  • a small pinch Salt
  • 1 Egg small
  • 1/2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 1/4 cup Water adjust as required

For the filling:

  • 1 1/2 tbsp Jaggery
  • 1 cup Coconut
  • Butter


  • Mix the flour and baking powder in a bowl.
  • Beat the egg with sugar till frothy and pour the milk and water.
  • Pour this over the flour and stir vigorously.
  • Beat well till no lumps remain, for about a minute
  • Keep the batter aside for 15 to 25 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, grease a medium frying pan lightly with butter and place over low-medium flame.
  • Add 1 to 2 tblsp of batter into it and tilt to coat evenly.
  • Cover and cook for a minute.
  • Then remove the pancake from the pan and transfer to a plate.
  • Repeat till all batter is used up.
  • To make the filling, add jaggery and coconut to a pan and cook for 10 to 30 seconds.
  • Remove and keep aside to cool.
  • Place a little filling on each pancake and roll.
  • Serve.

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Rewa February 9, 2021 - 4:38 pm

Please suggest substitute of Egg to make this recipe purely Eggless.

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