Qutab is a savory crepe from Azerbaijan. The only qualifier to this dish is that the crepe must be filled with herbs. After that, creativity is welcome! Try different meats, cheeses, herbs, or spreads and discover your favorite Qutab combination.
Lookin’ for a little snack? A great appetizer? A light lunch that pairs perfectly with delicious soup? Look no further!
All purpose flour
These little snackers remind me of crepes, but crunchier. The batter is made of all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, oil and boiling water. It crisps up nicely to make a deliciously textured crust.
Making the crepe - make the pancake portion of the Qutab and make sure to re-grease it with each new circle of dough added.
Place the dough in the pan, and immediately begin filling the crepe with your desired filling. Leave the crepe to cook for about 30 seconds to one minute, until it starts to brown.
As long as the Qutab are filled with herbs, they’re considered a traditional Azerbaijani recipe.
Mint, dill, cilantro, and chives are good choices but you can also choose from sage, oregano, or any other herbs that catch your eye.
Be sure to use a base of spinach! If you’d like meat in your crepe, ground lamb makes a great choice.