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Min Jiang Kueh (Chinese Pancake)

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

 

 

 

I just had Min Jiang Kueh this morning which i made myself. It is actually a kind of traditional Chinese pancake with peanut fillings in it. It is usually eaten as breakfast, but can be served as afternoon snacks too.

I saw this recipe on the net few days ago and the urge to make it had been growing in me. Finally, i made it today because sis had been pestering me to make it since i told her about it.

Ha Ha! I’m glad to have try  the recipe! 😀 It is yummy delicious. The texture is soft and chewy and the adding of white sesame added extra flavour to it. Will definitely be making it again!

 

Min Jiang Kueh

 

Ingredients:

Pancake:

150 g                  plain flour

1 tsp                    instant dry yeast

40 g                    sugar

¼ tsp                 salt

200 ml              warm water

2                           eggs, lightly beaten (room temp.)

50 ml                 corn oil

*½ tsp               alkaline water

 

Fillings:

100 g                   *peanuts, coursely grounded

25 g                      white sesame seeds, roasted

30 g                      sugar

→  Mix together and set aside for later use.

 

Method:

1.    Mix together flour, yeast, sugar and salt.

2.    Add in 200 ml warm water and stir to mix. Cover loosely with cling wrap and

        put aside in warm place, let proof 1 hr.

3.    Once double in size, add beaten eggs, oil and alkaline water.

4.    Beat to mix well. Let stand 5 – 10 minutes before cooking.

5.    Heat pan until hot, pour a little oil and wipe over surface with paper towel.

6.    Pour 125 ml (or more) into pan and cook on low heat. Cover pan with lid and

        cook for 3-4 minutes, or until top is bubbly and just set.

7.    Spoon sesame mix onto half of pancake, lift the other half and fold over. Press gently.

8.    Cut into triangles and serve hot.

 

Note:

* ½ tsp of alkaline water can be subsituted with ½ tsp of water + ½ tsp of baking soda.

* Grounded peanuts can be bought in supermarket.

  

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. Wednesday, July 8, 2009 1:13 am

    Looks yammy, I will try it for my kids, could be a good change from traditional pancakes. thanks fro sharing!

  2. Tuesday, July 7, 2009 1:49 pm

    looks great .i never heared of this -Min Jiang Kueh

    • cookeatandlive permalink*
      Tuesday, July 7, 2009 9:11 pm

      Hi! Recipe man, Min Jiang Kueh is actually very popular among Chinese communities in Asian countries. You should try it!

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