How to make Gluten Free Moroccan Baghrir (Moroccan Pancakes)
Baghrir, is one of the famous dishes, in Morocco during the period of Ramadan! Not only Moroccans eat it during Ramadan but that is the period where most families enjoy it and really think about baghrir.
This is exactly pancakes the Moroccan style, it’s usually served with honey and butter, it tastes delicious
Baghrir Dough Ingredients:
100 g (3/4 cup) corn flour
50g rice flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon yeast
2 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon vinegar
250ml lukewarm water
Step 1: Making The Batter
1- Place all the following ingredients (corn flour, rice flour, dry yeast, baking powder, salt, sugar and vinegar) in a bowl and mix together
2- Add lukewarm water and mix. Keep adding the rest of the water little by little and mixing, until you reach the desired consistency.
3- In a blender, place the batter and mix until you have a soft mixture, about the same consistency as a French crepe
4- Place the batter in a bowl, cover with a clean towel, and leave to rest for 20 minutes in a warm place.
Step 2: Cooking The Baghrir
5- Heat a nonstick pan on medium heat. Stir the batter and pour 1/2 cup of it into the center of the hot pan.
6- Spread the batter evenly into a circle.
7- You will notice the holes forming at the surface as the batter is drying up.
8- The Baghrir is done when the surface looks dry and does not feel wet anymore. Do not flip, Baghrir is cooked on one side only.
9- Place the Baghrir on a flat surface in a single layer, preferably on a clean cloth. Do not stack the Baghrir one on top of each other or they would stick.
Step 3: Serving
Serve the baghrir warm with hot syrup made of melted butter and honey mixed together. For less calories, you can serve it with warm honey alone.