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pudina khakhra recipe | healthy pudina whole wheat flour khahkra | weight loss khakhra is a healthy munchie to enjoy with friends and colleagues. Learn how to make healthy pudina whole wheat flour khahkra.

To make pudina khakhra, combine the mint leaves and green chillies along with ¼ cup of water in a mixer and blend to a smooth paste. Combine all the remaining ingredients, including the mint paste, in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using water as required. Divide the dough into 10 equal portions.

Roll out a portion of the dough into a 125 mm. (5") diameter thin circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook it on a slow flame till pink spots appear on both the sides. Continue cooking the khakhra on a slow flame, while pressing with a folded muslin cloth or a khakhra press, till it turns crisp and brown from both the sides. Repeat steps 4 to 6 to make 9 more khakhras. Cool and store in an air-tight container.

This Gujarati staple is traditionally made and served with a lot of ghee. Here is a healthy pudina whole wheat flour khahkra made using just 1/4 teaspoon of oil per khakhra.

Mint and chillies add flavour to this popular snack. You can use innovative toppings like mixed sprouts with Garlic Tomato Chutney on these pudina khakhra and enjoy it as an evening snack.

Carry weight loss khakhra with you on your travel and you'll find it much easier to make new friends! Whether you are a healthy individual or a diabetic or a heart patient, the fibre from these khakhras will support your health and well-being. 2 khakhras lend 50 calories without too much fat. Restrict the amount of salt added and they are suitable for a high BP menu too.

Tips for pudina khakhra. 1. Remember to cook the khakhra on a slow flame only and also ensure to cook the edges well. 2. Store pudina khakhra in an air tight container for upto 7 days.

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Pudina Khakhra, Healthy Weight Loss Khakhra recipe - How to make Pudina Khakhra, Healthy Weight Loss Khakhra

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     10Makes 10 khakras
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Ingredients
Method

For pudina khakhra

    For pudina khakhra
  1. To make pudina khakhra, combine the mint leaves and green chillies along with ¼ cup of water in a mixer and blend to a smooth paste.
  2. Combine all the remaining ingredients, including the mint paste, in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using water as required.
  3. Divide the dough into 10 equal portions.
  4. Roll out a portion of the dough into a 125 mm. (5") diameter thin circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  5. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook it on a slow flame till pink spots appear on both the sides.
  6. Apply 1/4 tsp of oil and continue cooking the khakhra on a slow flame, while pressing with a folded muslin cloth or a khakhra press, till it turns crisp and brown from both the sides.
  7. Repeat steps 4 to 6 to make 9 more khakhras.
  8. Cool and store the pudina khakhra in an air-tight container.

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  1. like pudina khakhra recipe | healthy pudina whole wheat flour khahkra | weight loss khakhra | then see our collection of khakhra breakfast recipes. Khakhra are popular Gujarati dry snacks. They are thin, crispy and generally healthy as they are roasted on the tava without the use of fat or just minimal fat. The khakhra dough can be made with a myriad of flour, leafy greens, spices and condiments. You can make them in quantity and stored in a container. Also, they stay fresh for a long time and can be carried along. Infact, they are a perfect travel food too. Below are some of my personal favorite khakhra recipes :
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what is pudina khakhra made off?

  1. what is pudina khakhra made off? healthy pudina whole wheat flour khahkra  is made from 1/2 cup finely chopped mint leaves (phudina), 1 tbsp chopped green chillies, 1 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta), 1/2 tsp roasted and coarsely crushed cumin seeds (jeera), 1 tsp oil and salt to taste. See photo of list of ingredients of  pudian khakhra .

benefits of pudina, mint leaves

    1. Treats Indigestion : Mint (pudina) being an anti-inflammatory reduces the inflammation in the stomach and shows a cleansing effect. The best effect is seen by chewing fresh mint leaves. This is because chewing mint activates the salivary glands which in turn produces digestive enzymes. This will help relieve indigestion and soothe your stomach.
    2. Aids Weight Loss : Mint (pudina) is a leafy vegetable which is sure to create nourishing dishes without piling on calories, carbs or fat for that instance. What is has to offer instead is FIBER. This nutrient profile in totality will help you achieve your weight loss target without any thought process.
    3. See detailed benefits of mint leaves, pudina.
     

benefits of whole wheat flour

    1. Good for bones : Whole wheat flour is rich in Phosphorus which is a major mineral which works closely with calcium to build our bones.
    2.  Diabetic Friendly: Being rich in Magnesium, whole wheat flour  contributes to many health benefits and will improve insulin response by lowering insulin resistance. Excellent for controlling blood sugar levels through the presence of Zinc also. 
    3. See detailed 11 benefits of whole wheat flour


dough for pudina khakhra

  1. In a mixer put 1/2 cup finely chopped mint leaves (phudina).
  2. Add 2 tsp chopped green chillies.
  3. Add ¼ cup of water.
  4. Blend to a smooth paste. Keep aside.
  5. In a bowl put 1 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta).
  6. Add the pudina paste.
  7. Add 1/2 tsp roasted and coarsely crushed cumin seeds (jeera).
  8. Add 1 tsp oil.
  9. Add salt to taste. We added 1/2 tsp salt.
  10. Add enough water to make a soft dough. We added 3 tbls water. You will need very little water.
  11. Knead into a soft dough.

making pudina khakhra

  1. Divide the dough into 10 equal portions.
  2. Sprinkle a little whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)  on the rolling surface. Flatten the dough between your palms and place on rolling board and top with flour. 
     
  3. As you roll the dough, you will need to rotate it and sprinkle whole wheat flour on it as bajra and ragi make it sticky.  
  4. Roll out a portion of the dough into a 125 mm. (5") diameter thin circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling. Roll out as thinly as possible.
  5. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and grease it with oil or ghee. 
  6. Place the rolled out Khakhra dough on it. 
  7. Cook on one side for 30 to 45 seconds or until bubbles (blisters) appear. Cook on slow flame. High flame will burn the khakhra. 
  8. Grease with  ¼ tsp of oil or ghee.
  9. Flip and cook the Khakhra on the other side. Cook on slow flame to get a crisp khakhra.
     
  10. With the help of a khakhra press or  folded muslin cloth, press the khakhra from all the sides and cook over a slow flame till it is crisp. 
     
  11. Remember to cook the edges of the khakhra by applying pressure with the khakhra press. It takes a total time of about 3 minutes to cook one khakhra. 
  12. You will have to keep cooking the khakhra and flipping it till done.
  13. Your khakhra for weight loss | is ready. 
  14. Serve khakhra for weight loss | as a healthy snack. 

making pudina khakhra in khakhra press

  1. There are many khakhra press available in the market they range from 1800 to 2500 approx. we have used this machine. This is the preferred way to make pudina khakhra made with khakhra press. 
  2. This is how it looks from inside. 
  3. Heat the khakhra press till hot and place the rolled dough on it.
  4. Close the lid and cook for 10 seconds. We want it to be cooked very lightly. 
  5. Cook till blisters appear.
  6. Grease the khakhra with a little oil.
  7. Cook and keep flipping 4 to 5 times. Or else the khakhra will get burnt and give a bitter taste. To make khakhra in the press is easier as it cooks evenly from all the sides and is easier. 
  8. Your pudina khakhra is cooked. 
  9. Transfer to a serving plate.

tips for pudina khakhra

  1. Remember to cook the khakhra on a slow flame only and also ensure to cook the edges well. 
  2. Store pudina khakhra in an air tight contianer for upto 7 days.

health benefits of pudina khakhra

  1. Pudina Khakhra – a nourishing snack. 
  2. Whole wheat flour adds fibre to these khakhras and makes them healthy for the digestive tract. 
  3. The fibre also keeps you full for long hours and prevents quick rise in blood sugar levels. 
  4. Diabetics and heart patients along with weight watchers can enjoy these khakhras as everyday munchie. 
     
  5. Mint (pudina) being an anti-inflammatory reduces the inflammation in the stomach and shows a cleansing effect.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per khakra
Energy50 cal
Protein1.6 g
Carbohydrates9.5 g
Fiber1.7 g
Fat0.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium2.6 mg

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मसालेदार पुदीना खाखरा
5
 on 29 Jul 17 11:23 AM


आसान और स्वादिष्ट मसालेदार पुदीना खाखरा नाश्ते के बनाया लिया मुझे ये रेसिपी बेहद पसंद आई
Spicy Pudina Khakhras
5
 on 04 Nov 14 12:29 PM


Oh wow! just mint and green chilli paste added to wheat flour can make such tasty khakhras...I like ur recipes as they make use of easily available ingredients and easy to follow procedures.... I cook only Tarla Dalal recipes.... tx