Recipe: Oladyi (Yeasted Blini)

I call these blini (because they’re yeasted pancakes) but I had a friend from Belarus recently tell me that these are call oladyi there and that what I think of as blinz are her blini but whatever you want to call them they’re absolutely delicious and they make the perfect canvas for a variety of toppings!

Oladyi (Yeasted Blini)

AuthorMabDifficultyBeginner

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time2 hrsCook Time15 minsTotal Time2 hrs 15 mins

Ingredient
 120 ml milk
 15 g yeast
 1 tsp sugar
 120 g flour (wholemeal)
 2 eggs, seperated
 60 g butter

Directions
1

Heat the milk until warm to the touch then add the yeast and sugar and allow to sit for 5-10 minutes until the yeast has activated.

2

In a large mixing bowl, add the flour, egg yolks, and the milk mixture and stir until it forms a thick batter. Cover the bowl and let sit for 40 minutes.

3

In a second bowl whisk the egg whites until they have formed soft peaks.

4

Whisk a small amount of the whipped whites into the blini batter to loosen it, and then carefully fold in the rest using a spatula.

5

Heat a frying pan over a medium heat and add butter then spoon small circles of batter into the pan.

6

When the tops of the pancake bubble (1-2 minutes) flip them and cook on the other side for another 1-2 minutes.

7

Serve topped with whipped cream, smoked salmon, or other additions.

Adapted from Luke Thomas

Ingredients

Ingredient
 120 ml milk
 15 g yeast
 1 tsp sugar
 120 g flour (wholemeal)
 2 eggs, seperated
 60 g butter

Directions

Directions
1

Heat the milk until warm to the touch then add the yeast and sugar and allow to sit for 5-10 minutes until the yeast has activated.

2

In a large mixing bowl, add the flour, egg yolks, and the milk mixture and stir until it forms a thick batter. Cover the bowl and let sit for 40 minutes.

3

In a second bowl whisk the egg whites until they have formed soft peaks.

4

Whisk a small amount of the whipped whites into the blini batter to loosen it, and then carefully fold in the rest using a spatula.

5

Heat a frying pan over a medium heat and add butter then spoon small circles of batter into the pan.

6

When the tops of the pancake bubble (1-2 minutes) flip them and cook on the other side for another 1-2 minutes.

7

Serve topped with whipped cream, smoked salmon, or other additions.

Oladyi (Yeasted Blini)

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