Khakhra ( Whole Wheat)
by Tarla Dalal
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Khakhra, a famous Gujarati snack is made from whole wheat flour, salt, oil and water. The dough is rolled out and cooked on a tava with pressure applied till crisp.
Khakhras are healthy, quick to make and go with curds, chutney, Jeera Aloo and Methia Keri Sambhaar . Basically khakhra is a crispy version of roti.
- Combine the whole wheat flour, salt and oil in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water. Cover it with a lid and keep aside for 15 minutes.
- Divide the dough into 6 equal portions.
- Roll a portion of the dough into a 150 mm. (6”) diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
- Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and place a roti on it and cook on both sides for a few seconds.
- Apply ghee on it and cook on a slow flame until crisp using little pressure with help of a muslin cloth or with a khakhra press.
- Repeat steps 3 to 5 to make 5 more khakhras.
- Allow them to cool completely and store in an air-tight container.
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