Moroccan crêpes (beghrir). Beghrir are tender, spongy, melt-in-your-mouth Moroccan pancakes made from semolina. Yeast in the crepe-like batter causes hundreds of bubbles to form and break on the surface of each pancake as it cooks. This gives beghrir its unique texture and appearance.
Baghrir is a Moroccan crepe prepared with semolina flour that has the particularity of being cooked only on one side and that features a multitude of tiny holes on top. It is traditionally drenched in a sauce prepared with butter and honey but can also be topped with olive oil, orange blossom water, sugar, jam, or amlou paste (toasted almonds. Moroccan crepes are also called baghrir, which translated to the crepes of a thousand wholes. You can cook Moroccan crêpes (beghrir) using 9 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Moroccan crêpes (beghrir)
- You need 1 cup of and a half of semolina.
- You need 2 of table spoons of all porpuse flour.
- Prepare 1 pinch of salt.
- Prepare 1 pinch of sugar.
- Prepare 1 teaspoon of instant dried yeast.
- It’s 1 teaspoon of baking soda.
- It’s 0.5 L of warm lukewarm water.
- It’s 200 g of Melted butter.
- Prepare of Honey for garnish.
Watch this how to video and learn how to make these at home. All you need: semolina flour, all purpose flour, sugar, salt, egg, baking powder, water and yeast. Stir together the semolina flour, all purpose flour, and salt. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the flour, semolina flour, baking powder, instant yeast, and salt.
Moroccan crêpes (beghrir) step by step
- Mix all the ingredients in a bowl with a hand mixture until you get a runny bubbly mixture.
- Cover it and let it set for 30 mints on the room temperature.
- Heat the non-sticking pan and pour 1/8 cup of the mixture at a time.
- Pour the melted butter over the crepes and garnish with honey..
- They are better served warm. And voilà enjoy.
Add the eggs and milk and mix until just combined. Baghrir or Beghrir (بغرير) are semolina pancakes eaten in the Maghreb region of North Africa. They are thin and soft with a honeycomb-like structure, making them ideal for soaking up the delicious honey-butter 'sauce'. Baghrir is a Tamazight (Berber language) word meaning "too soft". The thousand-holes pancakes are known by different names.