Crisp, healthy, full of flavour and Gujarati special – these words probably best describe the khakhra. A Gujarati snack made with a mix of whole wheat and refined flour is a really thin roti cooked on a griddle till it is crisp. It can be made with a number of other mixed flour and several types of seasoning added to the dough. You can also sprinkle it with any spice mix you want right from paani puri masala to nacho chips seasoning!
Sieve together wheat flour, refined flour, salt and garam masala powder into a bowl. Add oil, enough water or milk and knead to make a soft dough.
Divide the dough into eight balls and roll out each ball into very thin chapatis. Heat a thick tawa, put the chapatti on it and roast on slow heat.
Apply a little ghee on both sides. Turn and hold it down with a wooden press. When it is crisp and light brown in colour on both the sides, it is done. Remove, allow it to cool and store in an airtight container carefully as it is very crisp and may break.
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