Beetroot pancakes

2Pancakes from beetroot have almost the same taste as traditional pancakes. At the same time their color will add originality and help to surprise your relatives and even fastidious guests.

The dish is usually served with salted cheese, mashed potatoes or minced meat.


  • 320 g (11 oz) wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp sand sugar
  • 50 ml fermented baked milk
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 375 ml milk
  • 1 chicken/ duck egg
  • 200 g (0,44 lb) fresh beetroot
  • vegetable oil


Boil beetroots in a big quantity of water. Peel and shred them Heat milk and add the prepared beetroot. Stir the ingredients. Place the warm mass in a blender and whip it at high speed.

Cool the mass to 35°C (95°F) and add fermented baked milk with an egg. Mix everything carefully.

Combine salt, sugar and flour in a separate bowl. Whip the ingredients and add them to the prepared mass stirring the ingredients continuously. Leave the batter for 30 minutes.

Heat vegetable oil in a pan. Fry the pancakes on both sides at medium heat.

Enjoy your meal!

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