Cheese Blini Recipe


Paper-thin pancakes, filled with cottage cheese mixture that is lightly are the perfect finger food for parties and get-togethers. For an appealing look, you can roll them up or fold them into triangles and then artfully arrange them in plates.

Garnish and top them up with a few mint leaves and a dollop of apricot preserves and a perfect snack for the festive evening is ready! Here’s how to make perfect cheese blini. Makes 8 blini.


  • ½ cup unsifted all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups low fat milk
  • ¼ tsp. margarine
  • Pinch salt
  • Pinch ground cinnamon
  • 1 large egg white
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • ½ cup low fat cottage cheese
  • ¼ tsp. ground ginger

Preparation Method

  • Combine all-purpose flour and salt in a mediumsize bowl.
  • Combine milk and egg white is a small bowl.
  • Make a well in the center of the flour and pour the milk & egg mix into it and mix so that it just combines well.
  • Grease the bottom of the skillet with margarine and set the flame to moderately high heat.
  • When the skillet is hot, pour in 2 tablespoons of the batter while rotating the pan to make a thin pancake.
  • Cook until set (30 seconds). Flip and again cook for 30 seconds or until it is golden.
  • Transfer the batter to a plate and top it with a sheet of wax paper. Repeat until all the batter is used.In a blender, mix the cottage cheese, honey, ginger and cinnamon for about one minute.
  • Spread each blini with a tablespoon of the cheese mixture – fold in half and then fold in half again and roll.
  • You can now serve the blini as is or you can garnish with some breadcrumbs.