How to make Bhakri - A lay man's delight in maharashtra.

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Main Ingredients : Jawari Flour (जावर का आटा), Sesame Seeds

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Breads

Bhakri

The Maharashtrian hospitality is legendary. The cuisine has subtle variety and strong flavours and varies from region to region. In ancient times in the more affluent homes, feasts often started at mid-day and ended when the sun set! The presentation of food was alluring with a practice to sing sacred verses to dedicate the meal to God.
Maharashtrian cuisine covers a wide range from being extremely mild to very spicy dishes. Wheat, rice, jowar, vegetables, lentils and fruit form important components of Maharashtrian diet. 
Everybody knows about the unbeatable taste of the Mumbai’s chaats! But there is so much more to explore and savour in the other regions of Maharashtra. 

You can also find more Breads recipes like Corn Bread, Whole Wheat Bran Bread, Steamed Buns, Anokhi Missi Roti.

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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Bhakri Recipe

  • Jawari Flour 300 grams

  • Sesame Seeds 2 teaspoons

  • Ghee as required

Method

Step 1

Make a stiff dough with flour and enough water. Divide it into eight equal portions.

Step 2

Line a flat surface with a small plastic sheet. Take a portion of the dough, roll it into a ball and place it on the plastic sheet.

Step 3

Wet your hands with water and pat the ball into a thick, flat disk. Heat a griddle and place the disk on it. Sprinkle some of the sesame seeds.

Step 4

When the bottom is crisp, turn over and cook the other side. Remove when crisp and cooked. Smear pure ghee and serve hot.

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