Jowar Bhakri


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Jowar bhakri is a traditional maharashtrian recipe. It is a common food of people living in rural maharashtra. Bhakri is served with home-made white butter, jhunka, garlic chutney, raw onions and green chillies.

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Makes 2 to 3 bhakaris
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  1. Combine the jowar flour and salt in a bowl, mix well and knead into a smooth stiff dough, using enough hot water.
  2. Divide the dough into 3-4 equal portions.
  3. Roll out each portion, using little flour for rolling into a circle of 5" diameter to make a semi-thick roti.
  4. Heat a tava and cook the bhakri applying little water to the upper surface and spread it all over with the help of your fingers.
  5. Cook the bhakri on other side and when the water evaporates, cook for a minute
  6. Now roast the bhakri on direct flame from both the sides.
  7. Serve hot.
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This recipe was contributed by Amarendra Mulye on 23 Sep 2011
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