Easy recipe for Russian blini topped with caviar, sour cream and fresh dill, made with homemade mini pancakes.
1large egg, at room temperature
3/4cupmilk, at room temperature
2tablespoonsfresh dill, chopped
1/2cupsalmon roe or other caviar
Whisk together in a large bowl the egg, milk, and salt, until the egg is well beaten. Sift together the flour and baking powder and whisk into the egg mixture. Whisk until the batter is super smooth and free of clumps.
Preheat a griddle or large frying pan over medium heat. Add a little bit of oil or nonstick spray, if necessary. Use about 1 tablespoon of batter for each blini. Cook the pancakes on the first side for about 1 minute, then turn and cook for another 30 seconds.
Place the hot pancakes onto a wire rack to cool.
Combine the sour cream and dill in small bowl. Add a small amount of the sour cream onto each pancake and top with a spoonful of caviar. Garnish with a sprig of fresh dill.