Sep 21, 2015

Cachapas- Corn Pancakes (Venezuelan Cuisine)

Cachapas is traditional Venezuelan breakfast recipe which made from sweet corn. They are very popular as street food. For this recipe, you have to made cachapas as pancake with fresh ground paste of corn as thick batter. Cachapas is slightly thicker and chunky form because of the corn kernel’s pieces.

Mostly cachapas, corn pancakes served with cheese or any meat. They can be prepared as starter or great option as a breakfast meal with hand cheese and fried pork or fried vegetables.

Cachapas- Corn Pancakes

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
Cooking Time:  15 Minutes
Servings: 2
Category: Breakfast
Cuisine:  Venezuelan

2 Cup Corn Kernels, frozen or fresh
4 Tbsps. Cornstarch
1 Tbsp. Olive oil
1/2 Tbsp. Sugar
1 Tsp. Salt
Water, for smooth thick batter

Wash and clean the frozen corn. Combine corn, cornstarch, butter or olive oil, sugar, salt in grinder and mix until smooth and thick batter consistency. Add water as needed to give nice texture to batter.
Heat the heavy non-stick pan on medium flame, grease with butter or oil and pour ½ cup batter over pan and spread it. When bubbles appear, turn it and cook it from both sides until to golden.
Repeat the same process with the remaining batter. Serve hot with butter, cheese or whatever you like.

Notes:  You can use milk instead of water and add more sugar if you prefer more sweet in taste.

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  1. That's a wonderful pancake..must have tasted delicious and I like that name Cachapas :)

  2. That is a nice breakfast. I love anything with corn.

  3. beautiful recipe to kick off...i made it last time and loved the taste

  4. I enjoyed it so much when I had made it..good one!

  5. Wow ! Look delicious I am ready to eat??.?
    Mouth watering ......?
    friends i tried this recipe plz share
    RECIPE: Spicy Chicken Wings Recipe

    Chicken wings, with skin - 8 – 10 nos

    For the marinade:

    Salt - to taste

    Garlic, chopped - 1 tsp

    Soya sauce - 1 tbsp

    Oregano - ½ tsp

    Lemon juice - 1 tbsp

    Black pepper, crushed - 1 tsp

    For the Sauce:

    Spring onions, finely chopped - 2 tsp

    Vinegar - 1 tbsp

    Brown sugar - 1 tsp

    Tomato ketchup - 1 tbsp

    Chilli sauce - 1 tbsp


    1. In a mixing bowl, add in little salt, finely chopped garlic, soya sauce, oregano, lemon juice and freshly crushed black pepper. Mix this marinade well.

    2. Add the chicken wings in the marinade and coat it well. Rest the marinated chicken wings in the fridge for at least 2 hrs.

    3. Sprinkle some flour over the chicken wings and mix well. Repeat this for about 2 to 3 times. (This will help in giving a nice texture and crispness to the chicken wings on frying.)

    4. Preheat the airfryer at 180 degree C for 3 mins.

    5. Remove the tray and drop in the marinated chicken wings and fry for 6 minutes at 180 degree C.

    6. After 3 minutes, remove the tray and toss the wings and fry again.

    7. In another bowl, take finely chopped spring onions, vinegar, brown sugar and mix well until the sugar melts.

    8. Add tomato ketchup, chilli sauce and mix well.

    9. After 6 mins, open the tray and coat the chicken wings with the sauce and refry them again for 2 to 3 minutes.

    10. Remove and serve hot!/reciflix/category/nonveg/chickencurries/recipes/Spicy-Chicken-Wings-Recipe-with-Philips-Airfryer-by-VahChef

  6. Corn pancakes are interesting. great share

  7. Interesting and healthy breakfast.

  8. Healthy pancakes to kick start a day.

  9. Wow, corn pancakes look amazing.

  10. I had made them earlier for a BM and my daughter had loved them.

  11. I also had tried these for an earlier BM and the kids loved it.

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  13. definitely my kind of pancakes with cornmeal


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