Mixed flour shallow-fried snack. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Whole wheat flour (atta), Jowar flour
Cuisine Maharashtrian, , , ,
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 41-50 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Dhapate

  • ½ cup Whole wheat flour (atta)
  • 1 cup Jowar flour
  • ¼ cup Gram flour (besan)
  • 1 teaspoon Carom seeds (ajwain)
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1½ teaspoons Red chilli powder
  • a pinch Turmeric powder
  • 5-6 Garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 1 medium Onion finely chopped
  • 2-3 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • to sprinkle White sesame seeds
  • for shallow frying Oil


  1. Mix together jowar flour, wheat flour, gram flour, carom seeds, cumin seeds, chilli powder, turmeric powder, garlic, onion, coriander leaves and salt in a bowl.
  2. Add sufficient water and knead into soft dough. Set aside for ten to fifteen minutes.
  3. Divide the dough into twelve equal portions and spread evenly on a plastic sheet. Sprinkle the sesame seeds and prick some holes all over.
  4. Heat some oil on a non-stick tawa. Place the dhapates, one by one, on it and shallow-fry on medium heat till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
  5. Serve hot with white butter.