Rice Flour and Pistachio Blini

Preparation info

  • Makes


    small blini
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr

Appears in

The Rice Book

By Sri Owen

Published 1993

  • About

Some years ago I was in Gaziantep, in southern Turkey, a famous centre for growing pistachio nuts. That was where I first met these delicious pancakes – all the more delicious, of course, because the pistachios were fresh off the tree. I have been hunting through Turkish cookbooks for the recipe, but in vain; so after a little experimenting I have made my own pancakes, which I think are pretty close to the ones we had that day.

You can make them as pancakes, in a shallow pan about <