Goan Pancake/Elle Belle/Goan Pancakes filled with coconut and jaggery filling

Today's recipe is simple pancake stuffed with coconut and jaggery which is popular in Goa.
This pancakes resembles South Indian Surul Aapam in which finely ground rice is used as the outer layer,will share the recipe soon.
When I was talking about this recipe to one of my friend came to know that there is a similar recipe available in Kerala which is called as Love Letter.I don't know the reason behind this name.
Coming to the recipe,the batter with egg comes out thin,soft pancake and easy to spread comparatively without eggs. .Here goes the recipe...


For the crepe

All purpose flour1cup
Baking sodaa pinch
Ghee/oilto drizzle
For the Filling

Fresh coconut(grated)1cup
Brown Sugar/Jaggery3/4cup
Cardamom powdera generous pinch


Take the dry ingredients,maida,salt and baking powder in a bowl and mix it well.Now beat the egg with the milk till fluffy.Add this one to the flour and mix it well.Make a thin batter with water.
Keep the coconut and sugar in a microwave bowl and cook it for 2-3 minutes,stir in in between.Add the cardamom powder and keep it aside.
Heat a non-stick pan and pour a ladle of batter ad swirl the pan in a circular motion for spreading the batter. Drizzle a few drops of oil or ghee and cook it for a minute.No need to flip,remove it from the pan and transfer to a plate. Now keep 11/2tbs of filling in the center.
Tuck in both the sides and roll it from one end to make a roll. Pancake is ready.
Serve it immediately

  • Using the non-stick pan is very important to get a nice and thin pancakes.
  • The amount of jaggery can be increased or decreased according to personal preference.
  • You can add even khoya to the filling but traditionally coconut and jaggery filling is used.
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looks so soft and is so tempting!!!! delicious filling... yum yum!!
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lovely presentation, the pancakes look really yumm!!

we also make something similar in our side... looks really yummy... :)

Lovely pancakes. The coconut filling is really good!

I dont mind inviting myself to ur place to enjoy this delicious pancakes,especially the stuffing tempts me a lot..

Lovely pancakes..very nicely made...and beautiful pictures

this might have been so amazingly tasty, will be popular with kids am sure

Wow!! Pancake looks so perfect nice click.....

The filling makes it very interesting..

beautiful presentation dear..

Delicious pancakes.. Love the stuffing.. Beautiful clicks, Nalini..

Pancakes with sure a twist :P i will definitely try this one

So neatly you have folded the pancakes. Stunner.

Stunning visual, appetizing pancakes and am trilled to discover a new dessert recipe.

Perfect looking pancakes. Love the presentation.

very interesting recipe...beautifully done ...

looks yummy and I like the new header

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