Methi Khakra/Gujarati Savory Crispy Flat Bread




 Khakhra is a thin cracker common in the Gujarati cuisines of western India, especially among Jains. It is made from wheat flour, chopped methi/fenugreek leaves, some spices, and oil. It is served usually during breakfast.

INGREDIENTS:

2 cups wheat flour/ Gehun ka atta/ Godhi Hittu

3/4 cup finely chopped methi/ fenugreek leaves

1 tbsp white sesame seeds/ til

1/4 tsp turmeric powder/ Haldi

1/2 tsp red chilli powder 

Salt to taste

3 tsp oil

Oil for roasting

Wheat flour for dusting


PROCEDURE:

  • Put wheat flour, chopped methi, salt, red chilli powder. turmeric powder, sesame seeds, in a bowl.
  • Mix with your hands, add 3 tsp oil and mix again.
  • Combine all the ingredients and knead into a semi-soft dough using enough water.
  • Divide the dough into equal portions and make balls
  • Roll out a portion of the ball and make a thin roti using little flour for dusting
  • Heat one pan/ griddle and cook rolled khakra on a low flame till pink spots appear on both sides


  • Continue cooking the khakra on a low flame, adding little oil, while pressing with a folded napkin or wooden press till it turns crisp and golden brown  spots appear on both the sides
  • Store in an airtight container once it comes to room temperature
  • Enjoy with hot coffee or chai.

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