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.
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
- 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.