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Injera (Ethiopian Flat Bread) Recipe

Recipe Ingredients

1 3/4 cup flour
1/2 cup self-rising flour
1/4 cup whole wheat flour
1 package dry yeast
2 1/2 cup water, warm
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt

Recipe Preparation

Combine the flours and yeast in a ceramic or glass bowl. Add the warm
water and mix into a fairly thin, smooth batter.
Let the mixture sit for three full days at room temperature.
Stir the mixture once a day. It will bubble and rise. When you are
ready to make the injera, add the baking soda and salt and let the
batter sit for 10-15 minutes. Heat a small, nonstick 9-inch skillet.
When a drop of water bounces on the pan's surface, take about 1/3 cup
of the batter and pour it in the skillet quickly, all at once. Swirl
the pan so that the entire bottom is evenly coated, then return to
heat. The injera is cooked only on one side and the bottom should not
brown. When the moisture has evaporated and lots of "eyes" appear on
the surface, remove the injera. Let each injera cool and then stack
them as you go along. If the first injera is undercooked, try using
less of the mixture, perhaps 1/4 cup, and maybe cook it a bit longer.
Be sure not to overcook it. Injera should be soft and pliable so that
it can be rolled or folded, like a crepe.

Nutritional Information per serving: xx calories, xx gm protein, xx
gm carbohydrate, xx gm fat, x% Calories from fat, x mg chol, xx mg
sodium, x g dietary fiber

Posted on GEnie Food & Wine RT Mar 07, 1993 by J.PRINCE13 [Dale]

From the recipe files of Sylvia Steiger, GEnie THE.STEIGERS, CI$
71511,2253, GT Cookbook echo moderator at net/node 004/005, Internet



Servings: 1




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