Stuffed Urad Dal Bhakri
by Tarla Dalal
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Enhancing whole-wheat bhakris with some kind of stuffing is a great idea because it makes it more satiating and also adds more punch to it! In this Stuffed Urad Dal Bhakri, the idea is to make mini bhakris stuffed with a tongue-tickling urad dal mixture that is perked up with roasted and crushed spices.
These mini stuffed bhakris are cooked on a tava, which makes it suitable for people with high cholesterol or diabetes, without compromising on taste. The flavourful topping is also devoid of any fat. Two of these bhakris make a satiating snack.
Dip the bhakri in Garlic Tomato Chutney and relish along with a cup of hot Honey Ginger Tea .
- Combine the whole wheat flour and salt in a deep bowl, mix well knead into a semi-soft dough using enough water.
- Divide the dough into 14 equal portions and keep aside.
- Soak the urad dal in enough water in a deep bowl for 1 hour. Drain well.
- Combine the urad dal and 2 tbsp of water in a mixer and blend to a coarse paste. Keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds, coriander seeds and green chillies.
- When the seeds crackle, add the urad dal paste, black pepper and salt, mix well and cook on a slow flame for 3 minutes, while stirring continuously.
- Remove from the flame and keep aside to cool completely.
- Divide the stuffing into 14 equal portions and keep aside.
- Roll out a portion of the dough into a 75 mm. (3”) diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
- Place a portion of the urad dal stuffing in the centre, bring together all the sides and seal the edges.
- Roll it out again into 75 mm. (3”) diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
- Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the bhakri on a slow flame till pink spots appear on both the sides.
- Continue cooking the bhakri on a slow flame, while pressing with a folded muslin cloth or a khakhra press, till it turns crisp and golden brown spots appear on both the sides.
- Repeat steps 1 to 5 to make 13 more stuffed ural dal bhakris.
- Serve immediately.
- It is highly recommended that this recipe be relished by diabetics only occasionally and in small quantities. This is just a mere ‘treat’ and does not qualify for a regular diabetic menu.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per stuffed bhakri
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