Bhakhri Pizza (Gluten free Snack) Video by Tarla Dalal

Bhakhri Pizza (Gluten free Snack) Video by Tarla Dalal

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Iron-rich jowar and bajra flours replace maida in these healthy pizza bases, which are then topped with a traditional tomato-based sauce. Let your kids help to assemble the bhakri pizzas to add to their enjoyment.


Recipe Description for Bhakhri Pizza ( Gluten Free Recipe)

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Makes 6 pizzas
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For The Dough
1/2 cup bajra (black millet) flour
1/2 cup jowar (white millet) flour
2 tsp oil
salt to taste

For Pizza Sauce (makes 1 Cup)
6 large tomatoes
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
2 tbsp tomato ketchup
1 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste
1/2 tsp sugar

Other Ingredients For Bhakhri Pizza
9 tbsp grated processed cheese or low fat paneer (cottage cheese)


For the dough

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl, mix well and knead into a firm dough using enough water.
  2. Cover with a lid and keep aside for 10 minutes.

For pizza sauce

  1. To make {span class="bold1"}pizza sauce{/span}, make criss-cross on the base of the tomatoes and place them in boiling water for 2 to 3 minutes or till the skin begins to peel.
  2. Drain the tomatoes, cool slightly, peel, deseed and roughly chop them and blend in a mixer to a smooth pulp. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  4. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  5. Add the prepared tomato pulp, oregano, chilli flakes, tomato ketchup, chilli powder and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Store the {span class="bold1"}pizza sauce{/span} in an air- tight container and use as required.

How to proceed

  1. To make {span class="bold1"}bhakhri pizza{/span}, divide the dough into 6 equal portions.
  2. Roll out a portion into a 75 mm. (3") using a rolling board and rolling pin.
  3. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook it on a slow flame till pink spots appear on both the sides.
  4. Continue cooking the bhakhri on a slow flame, while pressing with a khakhra press or folded muslin cloth till it turns crisp and golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  5. While on the tava (griddle), spread 1 tbsp of the pizza sauce and top with 1½ tbsp of cheese evenly over it. Cover it with a lid and cook on a slow flame for 3 to 5 minutes.
  6. Repeat steps 2 to 5 to make 5 more {span class="bold1"}bhakhri pizzas{/span}.
  7. Cool the {span class="bold1"}bhakhri pizza{/span} slightly and serve immediately.

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