Madakasan Recipe - Coconut Filled Crepes with Berry Sauce
Yummy crepes with jaggery and fresh grated coconut served with berry sauce
'Madakasan' as is popularly known in Kerala, are super thin crepes filled with a delicious coconut mixture. The addition of coconut, along with jaggery makes this crepe wholesome and delicious too. When berries like strawberries are in season, top it along with a berry sauce and serve. Serve these Madakasan - Coconut Filled Crepes for breakfast, a snack or as a dessert for parties. It is pretty versatile.
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Ingredients for Crepe
- 1-1/2 cups Whole Wheat Flour
- 1-1/2 cups Milk
- 1 Whole Egg , beaten
- 2 tablespoon Sugar
- Salt , to taste Ingredients for Filling
- 2 cups Fresh coconut , grated
- 3 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds , powdered
- 1/4 cup Jaggery
- 1 tablespoon Ghee
How to make Madakasan Recipe - Coconut Filled Crepes with Berry Sauce
To begin making the Madakasan Recipe - Coconut Filled Crepes with Berry Sauce, mix together all purpose flour, eggs, salt, sugar and water and make a thin batter.
Preheat a crepe pan or a non stick skillet. Pour a ladleful of batter on the skillet and tilt the skillet in a circular motion to spread the crepe batter evenly all around.
Cook for a few minutes on one side and then flip over. Prepare crepes like this with the remaining batter and keep it aside.
In the next step, heat ghee in a pan and add coconut, crushed cardamom and jaggery and mix well.
Cook till the mixture becomes soft and juicy util all the jaggery melts; this will take a few minutes.
Once the coconut filling mixture is juicy, turn off the heat.
Spread the cooked crepes on flat surface, place a portion of the filling in the center and fold into a triangle or roll it up.
Serve the Madakasan - Coconut Filled Crepes warm, along with honey or a berry sauce.
Donna is an avid cook and like many others, discovered her love for cooking after marriage. She experiments with various cuisines from around the world with Indian cuisine at its heart. Being a Keralite, the majority of her recipes are from Kerala (South Indian). She strongly believe in "Cooking made easy".