Khakhra ( Whole Wheat)

Khakhra ( Whole Wheat)

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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.

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Khakhra ( Whole Wheat) recipe - How to make Khakhra ( Whole Wheat)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 khakras (6 khakra )
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  1. 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.
  2. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions.
  3. Roll a portion of the dough into a 150 mm. (6”) diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  4. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and place a roti on it and cook on both sides for a few seconds.
  5. 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.
  6. Repeat steps 3 to 5 to make 5 more khakhras.
  7. Allow them to cool completely and store in an air-tight container.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per khakra
Energy119 cal
Protein2.6 g
Carbohydrates15.7 g
Fiber2.6 g
Fat5.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium4.3 mg

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Khakhra ( Whole Wheat)
 on 19 Jun 16 08:04 AM

Easy to make
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Sanata, Do try other recipes as well and let us know how you liked them. Happy Coking !!
20 Jun 16 08:51 AM
Khakhra ( Whole Wheat)
 on 08 Feb 16 08:11 PM

Yes, i follow this recipe.
Khakhra ( Whole Wheat)
 on 18 Nov 15 04:19 PM

I like home made khakhras and this recipe is just perfect. I had a few left over rotis ad so i foloowed the below procedure and i got the perfect khakhras. The are very easy and yummy. Apply some ghee and dry methi sambhar on it, it tastes even better.
Khakhra ( Whole Wheat)
 on 05 Jun 12 10:25 PM

Super Recipe!!
Khakhra ( Whole Wheat)
 on 07 Jan 12 10:05 AM

Khakhra is a great snack eaten any time of the day. I love to have it with curds or break it into bits and mix it with sprouted moong. Khakhra also goes great with jiraloo and methya keri sambhar. As its very healthy and easy to carry around, i keep it in my office and its stays good for 2 to 3 days.