How to make Bajra Crackers - SK Khazana -

A gluten free tasty snack that is very simple to make and will satisfy your hunger cravings when you want to munch on to something delicious yet healthy

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Peral millate (Bajra) flour, Crushed black peppercorns (कुटी हुई कालीमिर्च )

Cuisine : Indian, Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Bajra Crackers - SK Khazana

Bajra Crackers - SK Khazana Recipe Card

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You can’t eat breakfast at night or dinner in the afternoon – but snacks? that you can eat anytime of the day! Along with tea, after school or at a birthday party – snacks are every foodie’s ultimate favourite. Healthy snacking is the best way to satisfy your munchies without the worry of to many added calories.

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Bajra Crackers - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Peral millate (Bajra) flour 1 1/2 cups

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1/4 teaspoon

  • Sesame seed black and white 2 teaspoons

  • Carom seeds (Ajwine) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Tata Sampann Chilli Powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons +2 tablespoons

Method

Step 1

Take pearl millet flour in a large bowl, add crushed black peppercorns, white and black sesame seeds, carom seeds, chopped coriander, salt and Tata Sampann Chilli Powder.

Step 2

Heat 2 tbsps oil in a pan and pour the hot oil into the pearl millet flour mixture and mix well. Add ¾ cup water and knead to a soft dough.

Step 3

Add remaining oil and knead well. Cover with a damp muslin cloth and set aside for 10-15 minutes.

Step 4

Preheat the oven at 180˚C.

Step 5

Divide the dough into two portions, shape each into a ball.

Step 6

To make the crackers, take a parchment sheet and place a dough ball on it and cover with another sheet of parchment and roll the dough into a semi-thick sheet. Cut out roundels using a cookie cutter and place them on a baking tray.

Step 7

Place the baking tray in the preheated oven and bake for 8-10 minutes, remove the baking tray out of the oven and flip each cracker and put the baking tray back in the oven and bake for 6-8 minutes more.

Step 8

Take the baking tray out the oven and allow the crackers to cool to room temperature, transfer the crackers into an air-tight container or serve as required.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.