Khajuri Khasta Recipe - Crisp and filled with dates and paneer, these chapattis make a festive fare.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida)(मैदा), Salt(नमक)

Cuisine : Gujarati

Course : Breads

Khajuri Khasta

Gujarat has long stretches of unspoilt coastline and an endless supply of fish and shell fish. But strict Jainism in the past and orthodox Hinduism today has encouraged widespread vegetarianism.  The Gujarati cuisine is not heavily spiced but slightly sweeter than the cuisines of the neighbouring states.
Gujarati food is distinctively vegetarian with about 65% of its population shunning the meat.  The remaining 35% of the state’s population consists of Bohra Muslims and Parsis. Bohra Muslims are the followers of Abdullah who were Hindus who adopted Muslim religion.  The Parsi cuisine on the other hand is a blend of western influences.

For more recipes related to Khajuri Khasta checkout Paneer Aur Pudina Naan , Bread Rolls , Focaccia , Hot Cross Buns . You can also find more Breads recipes like Croissants, Focaccia, Garlic And Parsley Bread, Rajgire Ka Thepla. Or try out these recipes from Gujarati Cuisine like Papri No Shaak, Lasaniya Batata, Varai Ki Khichdi, Sabut Masoor Ki Khichri.

Khajuri Khasta Recipe - how to make Khajuri Khasta

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Prep Time : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium

Ingredients

  • Refined flour (maida) 4 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Sugar 2 teaspoons

  • Soda bicarbonate 1/2 teaspoon

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon

  • Butter 2 tbsps + to shallow fry

  • Yogurt 2 tablespoons

  • Egg 1

  • Milk 1 cup

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onion seeds (kalonji) 2 tablespoons

  • Dried dates (chuhare) chopped finely200 glass

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) grated200 grams

  • Green chilli chopped2-3

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves 1 tablespoon

Method

Step 1

Take refined flour in the container of the dough maker. Add salt, sugar, soda bicarbonate, baking powder and butter and start the machine. Add yogurt, egg, milk and continue to process the dough.

Step 2

Mix dates and cottage cheese in a bowl. Add green chillies, chaat masala and coriander leaves and mix well. Add oil to the dough and process till the dough is ready.

Step 3

Take a portion of the dough, spread it on work top with finger tips.

Step 4

Place some stuffing in the centre and shape into a ball. Take onion seeds in a plate and press the stuffed dough balls on it on one side only. Using your fingers pat each ball into a thin chapati.

Step 5

Heat a tawa, place the chapati over it and roast. Apply a little butter and roast on both sides till lightly browned.

Step 6

You can also cook it in a preheated oven at 250°C.

Step 7

Place the chapattis on a greased tray and cook in the oven till lightly browned.

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