Tiganites – Greek mini pancake recipe

Tiganites- Greek mini pancake recipe

There is nothing more special than Yiayia’s cooking and a traditional Greek snack “made with love” by Yiayia is Tiganites, which are the Greek version of mini pancakes.

Tiganites - Greek mini pancake recipe
Tiganites – Greek mini pancake recipe

There is no added sugar in this recipe and you can eat them drizzled with honey, sugar, jam, cheese or any topping of your choice!

Ingredients →

– 2x cups plain flour

– 1/2 x lemon, juiced

– 2 x cups water

– 1 x egg

– 1 x teaspoon salt

– olive oil, for frying

Method →

– Pour flour, lemon juice, egg, water and salt into a large bowl and whisk together till all ingredients are well combined and you have a smooth batter.

– Cover with cling wrap and allow to set for 15 minutes or until bubbles form.

– Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat and pour in enough olive oil to cover the bottom of the pan.

– Using a tablespoon, spoon 1-2 tablespoons of the batter into the hot oil. Allow space between each and fry in batches of about 5 at a time.

– Allow them to cook until a nice light golden brown and make sure to flip on both sides.

– Place on paper towel to absorb oil and repeat till batter is complete.

– Serve warm with a topping of your choice.


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*Recipe and image by flavours and flair


GCT Team

This article was researched and written by a GCT team member.