Russian Kefir Pancakes (Oladi)

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Russian Kefir Pancakes (Oladi)

Oladi are a kind of combination of pancakes and crepes - a bit more elastic, but at the same time thick and slightly fluffy. In our family they have been made since I know them, a big "minus" for them is that they are fried in oil, one of the reasons why I made them less often, respectively I didn't put them on the site either.

For a while I found the recipe below on a Russian forum, and I tried not to put too much oil, just to grease the pan with a brush. We really liked them, they are soft, fluffy and elastic like pancakes - and of course they are not oily!

I recommend you try them, they are made quickly, disappear even faster - served with sour cream and some jam or here in the picture Currants No-Cooked Refrigerator Jam.


500 ml
or yoghurt
1 piece
3 tbsp
1 tsp
Baking soda
1 tsp
mixed with 3 tablespoons of vinegar
Boiling water
100 ml
White flour
4 cups

Step by step


In a bowl measure half a liter of kefir and beat 1 egg.


Then add salt, sugar, baking soda and mix well with the composition.


Add the flour, mix well so that they are not lumpy.


You should get a dough like thicker cream.


Boil water and pour 100ml into the dough, stirring quickly.


The dough becomes a little thinner, but be careful - if it comes out too liquid, add 3-4 tablespoons of flour.

It should be like a thinner cream, but not like a pancake batter.

Usually if you make it denser and the oladi comes out thicker, but also a bit heavier.


Heat the pan well, grease it with a little oil and leave it for another 1-2 minutes.


Pour 1 tablespoon of dough into the pan and bake them over medium to low heat, when you notice that they make small air bubbles on the surface and there is no more wet dough on top - turn them on the other side.


Brown well on both sides.


Then they are placed in a plate on top of each other - until you make all the others, they steam each other and are softer.


And ready, serve hot with sour cream, honey, jam, etc.

Good appetite!

Quantity: 1 kg (5-6 servings)
Prep time: 30 min
Difficulty: easy
Ready in: 15 min
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