Cucumber Spinach savory pancake with Greek salad

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Sharing one vegetarian Healthy recipe, low carb rich in Vitamin and Protein, my recipe for Cucumber Spinach savory pancake with Greek salad

Cucumber peeled and grated – 1 cup
Spinach thinly shredded – 1 cup
Rice flour – 1 cup
Chili powder – ½ Tsp
Black pepper powder – 1 Tsp
Turmeric Powder – ¼ Tsp
Curd – 1/4th cup
Salt to taste
Olive/Cooking oil

Ingredients for Salad
Cucumber Diced – ½ cup
Diced onion medium size – 1
Red bell peppers Diced – 1/4th cup
Diced Tomatoes – 1/4th cup
Lettuce – small bunch
Lemon juice – 1 Tbsp
Black pepper powder – ½ Tsp
Green & black olives pitted 10-12
Feta Cheese or Cottage cheese crumbled – 2 Tbsp or more
Salt to taste
Extra virgin olive oil – 1 Tbsp

Take a bowl. Add a little salt, half of black and red chili powder in the grated cucumber.
Rest it for 5 mins.
Squeeze the water from cucumber and put it in a mixing bowl.
Save the squeezed water for later use.
Add spinach, curd, rice flour and rest of the spices to the cucumber. Mix well.
Add sufficient water make a thin pancake batter.
You may also add half of the liquid extracted from the cucumber. Now check the salt level and add The batter should not be thick and in pouring consistency. Let it rest at least for 10-15 mins.
In the meantime prepare the salad.
Add all the cut vegetables in a bowl.
Pour the saved liquid from cucumber.
Add lemon juice. Mix well.
While serving, top it with crumbled cheese and spoon olive oil over the salad.

Cook the Pancake

Heat a non-stick pan.
Put cooking spray or grease the pan with olive oil.
Put ladle full of batter over it and spread it with the help of back side of the ladle.
Cook in medium flame.
You have to be patient till you flip it.
It takes more time than the normal pancake.
Spoon oil on the sides and center of the pancake.
Flip when the top color of the pancake changes.
Flip it gently and cook both the sides nicely.
Serve it hot with cold greek salad on the side.

Recipe credit” Chef Ajay Chopra. Learned it from his TV show

Reena Mukherjee‎ prepared, tried and tested this Cucumber Spinach savory pancake with Greek salad

I leave you with more delicious tried and tested Vegetarian dishes to enjoy

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