Pancakes have long been in Russia one of your favorite dishes. The lovers of this dish were called pancakes, and the frying pan on which they were baked was affectionately referred to as a frying pan. On the eve of Pancake week, such fans were expected on traditional folk festivals, along with pancakes served with pancakes, prepared from a wide variety of products, including cabbage.
Cabbage fritters are an excellent dietary product. With their help, those who follow their figure and try to lose weight can make their dream a reality. Why cabbage contributes to our recovery? It is this vegetable that serves as a source of valuable microelements, such as phosphorus, zinc, iron, magnesium, necessary for the proper course of life processes in the human body.
Cabbage is remarkable in that it preserves for a long time the amount of vitamin C contained in it. Therefore, in the spring, cabbage products are so necessary. Cabbage stimulates the work of the organs of the gastrointestinal tract, regulates metabolic processes. Low caloric content and high fiber content increase the value of the vegetable and make it indispensable for dietary nutrition. Recipes of cabbage pancakes there is a huge amount. Dishes can be prepared from white cabbage, color, Brussels and other kinds.
Cabbage fritters with kefir
- fresh cabbage - 400-500 grams;
- onion - 150 grams( 2-3 pcs.);
- eggs - 2 pieces;
- kefir - 200 ml;
- wheat flour - 1 thin glass( 150-200 grams);
- food soda - 0,5 tsp.
- salt and pepper - to taste.
- The first thing to do is to crush cabbage and onions well. There are several ways to do this. For example, use a blender or grate the products on a medium grater.
- The next step is the addition of soda and kefir in the fritters. With this order of action, lactic acid will extinguish soda, which will promote the formation of air bubbles responsible for good taste.
- Then in the prepared mass in small portions you need to enter flour to bring the finished dough to the consistency of thick sour cream.
- Add the eggs and gently mix the resulting cabbage.
- Fry pancakes in vegetable oil on both sides for 3-4 minutes, on medium heat until crispy.
To prepare dietary fritters from cabbage, you can use this recipe as the basis for the preparation of the dough. However, kefir should be excluded from it, and some flour should be replaced with semolina. Their ratio should be as follows: manki - 2 parts, flour - 1 part.
The second advice relates to the use of the product for frying. It is forbidden to use refined vegetable oil in a healthy diet. Nutritionists recommend using pork lard or melted butter, which lubricate the frying pan. Modern frying pans allow to carry out the frying process with a minimal amount of oil or without it at all.
Pancakes with cauliflower and cheese
- 0,5 kg cauliflower;
- 100 grams of oatmeal;
- 100 grams of hard cheese;
- 1 egg;
- salt, pepper to taste;
- grease for frying.
- First you need to boil cauliflower. To prepare pancakes, you can use it in fresh and frozen form. If you cook pancakes for breakfast, you can cook cabbage the day before.
- Mix in a cup of a food processor or blender cabbage, diced cheese, oat flakes.
- Add egg to the received mass, salt and pepper. If desired, you can add to the dough the greens that you prefer. If the mass is thick enough, you can add a few spoonfuls of water.
- Fry pancakes over medium heat on both sides.
These fritters have a rather loose texture, but they turn over quite easily if the dough is of the right consistency. Oat flakes will help to get the crunchiness of the finished product, and the cheese and cabbage will give a cream tint. As a variant of the recipe oat flakes can be pre-soaked, then the dough will be more viscous and will not crumble when frying.
If you cook such delicious pancakes from white cabbage or Peking cabbage, the cheese can be grated on a large grater, and the products themselves bake in the oven. In this case, a little sour cream and baking powder can be added to the dough. Bake pancakes need about 30 minutes at a temperature of 180 degrees and serve to the table hot.
Pancakes with cabbage and cheese and carrots
Above it was mentioned that cabbage fritters are shown with diet food. This is due to the useful qualities of cabbage.
Food for preparation:
- 300 grams of cabbage;
- 1 medium carrot;
- 1 egg;
- 1 tbsp.a spoonful of sour cream;
- 3 tbsp.spoons of flour with a slide;
- 100 grams of hard cheese;
- salt and pepper to taste.
- The first step is to chop cabbage and grate the carrots on a large grater.
- Shredded vegetables pour boiling water, add sour cream and boil for 5 minutes to soften.
- Drain the liquid from the vegetables and lightly cool.
- Grate the cheese and send to the cooked vegetables.
- Add the egg to the resulting mass, then flour. In this case, you can also replace it with semolina.
- Season and pepper the dough, mix thoroughly again.
- Fry pancakes with vegetable oil on both sides.
- Spread on a paper towel to remove excess fat.
How to cook delicate fritters from cabbage - video
Cabbage fritters with minced meat
In the last week before Lent you can pamper your loved ones with fritters from fresh cabbage with minced meat. In this case, the dish will be more satisfying and will please the taste buds with new sensations. It will depend also on what kind of minced meat you will use - from poultry, pork or beef.
It should also be remembered that pancakes with minced meat require a longer cooking time. They can be fried over medium heat, covering the frying pan with a lid, so that the cooking temperature is higher and the mince is well fried.
- cabbage - half a small head( about 300 g);
- wheat flour - 0.5 cups( about 100 g);
- minced meat - 200 g;
- eggs - 2 pieces;
- salt, pepper - to taste;
- vegetable oil for frying.
- The first step is to chop the cabbage. In this recipe, we recommend finely chopping it, and then rubbing it with salt. In this case, this method of chopping cabbage is justified, because fritters with minced meat will be roasted longer.
- In the chopped cabbage, drive in eggs, add flour and mince in small portions.
- Add the dough and pepper it with a mixture of peppers. If desired, to give an even more fragrant flavor, you can add finely chopped dill greens or dry seasonings that you like.
- Fry pancakes in a heated frying pan, greased with vegetable oil, until a golden crust is formed on both sides. As far as minced meat also allocates fat, you do not need to pour a lot of oil.
Cooking secrets for recipes
- You can finely chop cabbage to prepare cabbage pancakes and grate it well with salt to make the juice and soften. In this case, the onion is rubbed on a grater or cut in very small cubes.
- Dietary fritters from cabbage are more useful properties, which are prepared by the way of baking in the oven. To do this, the dough, prepared according to the recipe, is spread out with a spoon on a sheet lined with food parchment and baked at a temperature of 180 degrees for 20-30 minutes. This method is good because, firstly, it frees up time for rest, since you do not need to stand by the stove, but you can use it for yourself. Secondly, with dietary nutrition, it is very important to monitor the amount of fat consumed, and in case of baking pancakes, fat is not used. In addition, such food is easier to digest and is therefore preferable to roasted analogues.
- Now it is very convenient to use silicone mats instead of baking paper. If you put pancakes on a greased sheet for baking, there is a possibility that they will be poorly removed after baking. In this case, you need to cover them with a towel and leave to cool for 5-7 minutes. During this time, they are slightly steamed, they can be removed from the pan using a spatula.
- If you cook pancakes from cabbage in the oven, chopped white cabbage should be blanched in boiling water for a few minutes. Then throw it on a sieve, so that the glasses are excess moisture and the cabbage is cold. Only after that, you can add the rest of the products according to the recipe.
- Also such pancakes will be very useful, if instead of wheat flour of the first or the highest grade, use grinded flour of coarse grinding. To increase the amount of fiber you can use bran, which helps to cleanse our body of harmful substances and saturate it with useful trace elements, primarily selenium and potassium.
- Similar dishes can be prepared if you use semolina, which will successfully replace flour. Cabbage pancakes with a manga can replace the eponymous porridge.
- A good addition to delicious fritters from cabbage is a green pea. It is served on a side dish.
- All recipes of pancakes with white cabbage are great for using red cabbage in them. And in the recipe with cauliflower, you can safely replace it with no less useful broccoli.
- Pancakes made from cabbage are good for serving both hot and cold.
Cabbage fritters with cheese in the oven - video
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