Draniki is a traditional dish of the BelarusianKitchen, which is a fritters made of grated potatoes. But they can be cooked from any vegetables. For example, very delicate and delicious pancakes are obtained from courgettes. Due to low caloric content and easy digestibility by the body, the vegetable is widely used in children's nutrition and the diet of people suffering from digestive diseases. Often zucchini are included in the diet for weight loss. The best taste qualities are young vegetables, they have no coarse skin and almost no seeds. Draniki can be used as an independent dish and as a side dish to meat and fish. Serve them better with sour cream or melted butter. Correctly cooked pancakes with a crisp on the outside and juicy inside. To do this, fry them on a well-heated oil on both sides until a golden crust is formed.
The recipe for cooking squash potatoes
The recipe for this dish includes the following ingredients:
- Squash medium size - 2-3 pieces.
- 2 eggs.
- 4 tbsp. tablespoons of wheat flour.
- Salt - 1 teaspoon.
- A small bunch of greenery.
- Black pepper powder - to taste.
- Vegetable oil - 4 tbsp. spoons.
Vegetables should be peeled and gratedgrater (medium or shallow). If zucchini is very juicy, you can remove excess moisture. It is more convenient to do this through a colander lined with gauze. Then add the eggs to the vegetables and mix. Greens finely chop and add to the mixture together with salt and pepper. Pour in the flour. The resulting dough should have a consistency of sour cream. Spread it with a spoon in a frying pan with hot oil and fry from both sides on medium heat, without covering the lid. There are a lot of pancake recipes. You can add grated carrots, onion, garlic, various spices to zucchini. Here is an interesting recipe for unusually delicious potato pancakes.
Draniki with zucchini and potatoes
Products needed for cooking:
- 2 small zucchini.
- 1 kg of potatoes.
- 1 medium onion.
- 1 egg.
- 3-4 tbsp. spoons of flour.
- Sunflower or olive oil for frying - 2-3 tbsp. spoons.
- Salt, pepper, seasonings - to taste.
- Garlic - if desired.
Squash, potatoes and onion peel andrinse with water. Zucchini and potatoes must be grated on a fine grater and squeezed out excess water if necessary. Then add egg, salt, pepper and seasonings to the vegetables. Mix everything, pour in the flour, achieving the necessary consistency, and fry in the heated oil, as described earlier. You can serve with sour cream and herbs.
Squash pancakes with meat
The recipe for pancakes with meat is one of theoptions for cooking this simple dish, which makes it more nutritious. Minced meat can be any: pork, mixed or chicken. Ingredients that will be needed for the preparation of pancakes with minced meat:
- Squash - 2-3 pieces.
- Minced meat - 200 g.
- Onion - 1 pc.
- Eggs - 2 pcs.
- 2 tbsp. spoons of wheat flour.
- Bread is white, milk is for minced meat.
- Vegetable oil (for frying).
- Salt, pepper - to taste.
Pre-soaked in warm milk breadIt is necessary to twist through a meat grinder along with meat and onions. Then add the egg, salt and pepper to the resulting mince, mix well and put in the cold for 30 minutes. Peeled zucchini grate on a fine grater, remove excess water, add salt and flour. The resulting mass is mixed. Put a thin pancake in a frying pan with heated oil. Then on top of each zucchini cake should put a layer of minced meat. Above is again superimposed squash mass. Fry on medium heat until a crusty crust is formed. Then cover the potatoes with a lid and bring it to a low heat. Instead of meat you can use mushroom stuffing. The dish will turn out not less satisfying and tasty.