Chawal Bhakri Chivda, Rice Flour Bhakri Chivda
by Tarla Dalal
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The Chawal Bhakri Chivda is a super tasty snack with a really different flavour. Here, strips of bhakri are cooked with flavourful ingredients like tomatoes, onions, ginger and green chillies to get a scrumptious snack.
Tomatoes give the chivda a nice tang and a bit of moisture, which works well with the dryness of Chawal Bhakri to give you a well-balanced texture. Onions on the other hand give a nice crunch and strong flavour, which is highlighted further with a dash of lemon juice and a sprinkling of chopped coriander leaves.
Enjoy this Chawal Bhakri Chivda immediately after preparation, when the texture and flavour are fresh and delightful.
Relish it with a cup of hot Elaichi Tea . You can also use rice flour to make other snacks like Rice Flour Chakli and Rice Panki .
- Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a semi-soft dough using enough water. Keep aside.
- Divide the dough into 5 equal portions.
- Roll a portion of the dough into a 150 mm. (6”) diameter circle using a little rice flour for rolling.
- Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) on a medium flame and when hot, place the roti gently over it.
- Put a little water with your fingers evenly all over.
- Cook it till small blisters appear on the surface. Turn over the roti and cook for a few more seconds.
- Cook it on an open flame till it puffs up and brown spots appear on both the sides.
- Repeat with the remaining dough portions to make 4 more bhakris.
- Cool completely, tear them into pieces. Keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds and mustard seeds and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
- Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
- Add the tomatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the chilli powder, coriander-cumin seeds powder, turmeric powder, sugar, lemon juice and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
- Add the bhakri pieces and coriander, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Serve immediately.
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