Tasty Traditional Serbian Cornflour Bread. Authentic Recipe of Proja.

Agoralia Recipes Traditional Authentic Dishes v017

Things to know about Proja Recipe

Like many other Serbian recipes, Proja was a dish for poor people. It was cheap, most of what they need can be found in their homes, and most importantly it was tasty. The peak of its popularity was in the 1950s after World War 2. Today’s recipe is a little modernized, but the essence of the original recipe still stands. There are many variations of this dish depending on what you put in it. The dish is spread all through Balkan countries. Proja has very few calories and is gluten-free which makes it a great substitute for white bread. You can make them as muffins or as bread. There isn’t any way to mess this recipe up.


Agoralia Recipes Traditional Authentic Dishes v017

Tasty Traditional Serbian Cornflour Bread. Authentic Recipe of Proja.

Local Recipe Name with Local Characters: Проја, Пројара
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— General Atributes of This Recipe:

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Main Ingredient Group Grain – Seeds Based Recipes
Spice Level No Spicy Recipes

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Servings 12 Pieces
Calories / Serving 103 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 2 pcs Egg
  • 5 ml (0.17 floz) Water
  • 10 ml (0.34 floz) Oil
  • 10 ml (0.34 floz) Milk
  • 300 grams (10.58 oz) Corn Flour – Cornflour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 10 ml (0.34 floz) Club Soda – Sparkling Water – Seltzer Water – Fizzy Water – Carbonated Water
  • 1 tsp Salt

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl mix eggs, oil, water, and milk.
  • Add cornflour, baking powder, and salt.
  • Add sparkling water. The mixture should be medium thick
  • You can add a little bit more flour if you think it’s too watery.
  • Pour your mixture on a baking sheet or muffin pan.
  • Preheat the oven on 220°C/428°F and bake them for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
RECIPE VARIATIONS:

Variations of this recipe don't change the recipe much. You can split the amount of cornflour in half and make the other half white flour if you think that pure cornflour is too dry for you. By adding feta or cottage cheese and pork scratchings, you’re making Proja which is very popular in Uzice. You can add spinach and other greens.

SERVE WITH:

Serve with yogurt.

— Specific Atributes of This Recipe:

Healthy Diet Recipe Clean Eating Recipes
Seasonal Cooking Autumn Recipes, Winter Recipes

Nutrition

Calories: 103kcalCarbohydrates: 23gProtein: 0.1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0.1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.2gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0.003gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 232mgPotassium: 2mgFiber: 0.2gSugar: 0.04gVitamin A: 2IUCalcium: 21mgIron: 0.2mg
Keyword Proja Recipe, Projara Recipe, Serbian Traditional Cornflour Bread, Проја, Пројара
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