Bhajnee Thalipeet Recipe - A highly nutritious Maharashtrian snack made of combination of flours of various grains and pulses.

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Main Ingredients : Bhajnee flour (भाजनी का आटा), Salt (नमक)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Snack

Bhajnee Thalipeet

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. 

For more recipes related to Bhajnee Thalipeet checkout Bhajanee Thalipeeth . You can also find more Snack recipes like Chilli Tacos, Puchka, Tamarind Corn, Banana Pancake with Fruits. Or try out these recipes from Maharashtrian Cuisine like Instant missal, Sakharechi Poli, AMLA PICKLE, Singdana Chikki.

Bhajnee Thalipeet Recipe - how to make Bhajnee Thalipeet


Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy


  • Bhajnee flour 3 cups cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Oil 7 tablespoons


Step 1

Mix salt, turmeric powder, onion and two teaspoons of oil with bhajnee flour. Add water as required, a little at a time and form into soft dough. Divide dough into eight equal portions.

Step 2

Flatten each portion on a moist banana leaf or a thick polythene sheet, into quarter inch thick disk of four to five inches diameter. Make a hole in the center of each thalipeeth.

Step 3

Heat a tawa, apply a little oil and transfer thalipeeth carefully on to the tawa. Spoon a little oil on the sides of thalipeeth and cook on slow heat for one minute. Turn the thalipeeth and cook the other side for one minute or till crisp and golden brown. Serve hot with yogurt.

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