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masala khakhra is a nourishing snack to munch on at any time of the day. Learn how to make Gujarati masala khakhra.
Made with wheat flour and not refined flour, these healthy khakhra have some amount of fiber which will keep you full for more time and avoid unhealthy bingeing. Weight watchers as well as women and girls with PCOS who aim to eat healthy can make a large batch of these and enjoy it at snack time.
To make til masala khakhra, combine the whole wheat flour, sesame seeds, turmeric powder, chilli powder, oil and salt in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough warm water. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions. Roll out a portion into a 150 mm. (6") diameter thin 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 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, store in an air-tight container. Use as required.
The small quantity of sesame seeds lends some iron as well. This key nutrient is required to ensure fatigue doesn’t set in. If you wish you can increase the quantity of til in spicy sesame wheat khakhra to 1 tbsp.
Diabetics and heart patients can also enjoy these how to make Gujarati masala khakhra at home. With no fat used in cooking these khakhras, they have less fat. Those with high BP can relish them with a restricted quantity of salt. Senior Citizens who do not have problems with chewing can also opt for this healthy dry snack.
Tips for til masala khakhra. 1. Cook the khakhras on a slow flame because we have rolled them thin and there is no ghee used for cooking. Cooking on medium to high flame might lead to quick burning. 2. As a variation, you can make them with equal proportions of wheat flour and bajra flour to enhance its iron content further. 3. Remember to cool the khakhras completely before storing them. 4. Store them in an air-tight container for those hungry times. They will stay well for several days.
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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per khakhra
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