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89 bajra flour recipes


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indian bajra flour recipes. pearl millet recipes. Millets are small-seeded grasses and can substitute rice and wheat in almost all the recipes. They include Jowar (sorghum), Ragi (finger millet), Thennai (foxtail millet), Varagu (kodo millet), Sama (Little Millet), Bajra (Pearl Millet), Barr (Proso Millet) and Sanwa (Barnyard Millet). They have high resistance against harsh climates so, they can be grown easily. They are fibrous, highly nutritious, gluten-free and contains many micronutrients like magnesium, Vitamin B3 etc.

Pearl millet (Bajra) is the most widely grown type of millet in India. It is a rich source of phosphorus, folic acid, zinc, iron, multivitamins etc. Consumption of pearl millets helps in minimizing the risk of type 2 diabetics. They are easy to digest, reduces blood pressure and risk of heart stroke, optimizes cholesterol and the list is never-ending.

Bajra flour is made by grinding the Pearl millet (Bajra) grains. It is greyish in color and has a nutty flavor. Always store it in an air-tight container in a cool, dry place and consume within a month.

Bajra flour breakfast recipe

Confused about what to do with the whole bajra apart from making the mainstream khichdi’s? Grind pressure-cooked bajra along with spices to make fluffy Bajra Carrot and Onion Uttapa and serve them with healthy green chutney. The carrot and onions give a crunch to the dish and also lifts the flavor. This makes up for a healthy breakfast. Just like Thepla is to Gujarati's, Thalipeeth is to Maharashtrian's. Try this traditional Marathi breakfast which has a rustic texture and is extremely nutritious.

Bajra roti recipes

Extremely hungry and running out of time? Try Lehsuni Bajra Aur Kaddu ki Roti made using a combination of Pumpkin and Bajra with a hint of garlic for your quick meal or Jowar Bajra Garlic Roti if you don’t like pumpkin. The combination of bajra flour with garlic is always amazing. Do try using fresh garlic during winters and also smear some ghee for the final touch for a better version! Also, the Bajra Aloo Roti is comparatively a healthier version of aloo paratha. Relish it hot with a bowl of curd.

Bajra flour snack recipes

Forget calorie loaded, deep-fried snacks and munch on snacks made with bajra flour guilt free. Chakli are irresistible, savory, spirals made using different flours. We have made a fiber-rich version Bajra Chakli which is better than most other snacks. You can also make healthy Bajra Methi khakhra in bulk and enjoy them whenever you crave something crispy! Binge on these healthy delights during office hours or movie marathons. Dhebra is an authentic Gujarati tea-time snack. They can be made using just bajra flour or a mixture of different flours.

Bajra flour main course recipes

You would have surely heard about the popular Kofta kadhi and Kadhi pakodi. We have made a healthier version of kofta's which are steamed and not fried to make Veg Methi Kofta Curry. It makes for a perfect accompaniment to a hot bowl of khichdi. While adults will enjoy khichdi without any complains, kids will want something fancy. Worried about your kids consuming a lot of refined flour? Try this gluten-free Bhakhri pizza recipe with the goodness of pearl millet. Moong Sprouts and Bajra Pessaruttu, Stuffed Bajra Parathas are my other favorite healthy dinner options.

Enjoy our bajra flour recipes collection below. 

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Bajra Roti
Recipe# 3892
31 May 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Though bajra is grown only in certain parts of Rajasthan, bajra rotis are relished all over the state. Thickly rolled bajra rotis are cooked over "kanda" (cow dung cakes) in the villages. That is the authentic way of preparing them because it imparts a smoked flavour to the rotis. But here’s a tava ....
Baked Palak Methi Puris
Recipe# 5663
03 Jan 15

 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Low fat puris? Absolutely! This non-traditional way of making puris is not only delicious, but it makes them rich in vitamin A and iron.
Lehsuni Bajra Aur Kaddu ki Roti
Recipe# 5582
26 Mar 18

 
by Tarla Dalal
Wholesome and satiating, the Lehsuni Bajra aur Kaddu ki Roti is a perfect choice for those days when you are hungry enough to eat up everything in your larder but do not have enough time to cook! Just enjoy these tasty garlic flavoured bajra rotis with a bowl of low-fat curds and salad and your meal ....
Methi Na Dhebra ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 565
24 Sep 18

 
by Tarla Dalal
An iron and fibre-rich snack made with fenugreek leaves and bajra flour, methi na dhebra is so scrumptious that the plate will be empty in no time—so, take my advice and make more than you think is needed! served with curds, this makes an ideal afternoon snack. Although this is a tava recipe, i must ....
Garlic Roti, Lehsun Roti
Recipe# 33033
20 Aug 09

 
by Tarla Dalal
Whether a simple unleavened Chapati or a spongy leavened bread, garlic is always a great value-add. Here, we have made a delicious roti of multiple flours like wheat, jowar and bajra, fortified with oats, and flavoured with fresh green garlic and spice powders. The ....
Bajra Aloo ki Roti
Recipe# 3015
23 Jul 09

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Let’s try giving an exciting twist to the traditional bajra rotis and rotlas of Gujarati fame. Adding some mashed potatoes to the dough makes the Bajra Aloo ki Roti soft and pleasant to the palate, while amchur, coriander and green chilli paste impart a welcome peppiness. Coconut and onions not just ....
Bajra Khakhras
Recipe# 2941
21 Sep 18

 by Tarla Dalal
During your first trimester, it is better to have dry carbohydrates for your breakfast to ease morning sickness. If you are fed up of regular biscuits and breads, try these crunchy khakhras instead. Make these in large batches so that you can have them in the mornings whenever you have the urge to ....
Bajra Aloo Roti
Recipe# 3889
19 Apr 15

 by Tarla Dalal
Bajra grows abundantly in large parts of arid Rajasthan, especially in the areas around Jodhpur and Dungarpur i.e. Western Rajasthan. Bajra rotis and khichdi are therefore more popular in these areas. Bajra rotis are preferred in the winter months as bajra is considered to be heat producing. I ha ....
5 Grain Pizza Base
Recipe# 1810
24 Mar 14

 by Tarla Dalal
While you might have tried loading your pizza with lots of veggies and perhaps shifted from normal to low-fat cheese too, in attempts to make pizzas healthier, there would always have been a niggling guilt about the plain flour base. Have you explored the option of a healthy five grain pizza base? h ....
Bajra Aloo Roti ( Iron Rich Recipe)
Recipe# 5696
10 Oct 14

 by Tarla Dalal
Keep anaemia at bay, the bajra-potato way! This iron-rich roti maintains your body temperature and protects you from cold weather too. Rich in iron and fibre, it helps remove toxins from the body, and also helps transfer oxygen from cell to cell, enhancing the glow in your skin! Potato, a good sourc ....
Bajra Methi Khakhras
Recipe# 3457
21 Sep 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Wholesome khakhras of bajra and whole wheat flour perked up with fenugreek leaves, green chilli paste, and so on, this snack is a perfect accompaniment for tea. The bitterness of methi is surprisingly very pleasant in this creation. It makes you smack your lips and reach for another khakhra! You can ....
Potato Bajra Pancake
Recipe# 22350
01 Jun 17

 by Tarla Dalal
Here is a delicious, tummy-friendly pancake made of grated potatoes and bajra flour, perked up with onions, coriander and other lovely ingredients. Interestingly, this combination of ingredients also works against the tummy acids, keeping them under control. Just make sure you don’t rush when co ....
Bajra, Carrot and Onion Uttapa
Recipe# 1439
30 Sep 18

 
by Tarla Dalal
With humble origins as a simple, homely breakfast in South India, the uttappa has now become famous all over the world, because it lends itself to so much innovation. Here is yet another variant, made with whole bajra and its flour. Vegetables like carrots and onions lend a nice crunch to this sumpt ....
Bajra, Methi and Paneer Parathas
Recipe# 3495
13 Apr 18

 
by Tarla Dalal
Nutritious bajra and methi rotis stuffed with delicately spiced mixture of paneer and tomatoes. Both bajra and methi are iron rich with a wealth of fibre too. Paneer is a rich source of protein and calcium. Preferably, use fresh home-made paneer made with low calorie milk. If you wish, do no ....
Bajra Peas Roti, Low Acidity Recipe
Recipe# 22359
09 Sep 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Here is one more Indian bread made using bajra flour. This innovative recipe combines the stomach-friendly flour with boiled and mashed green peas, to get a roti that tastes and feels great. A good amount of coriander is used in this recipe, to get a peppy flavour, which is heightened by adding ....
Multigrain Garlic Roti, Lehsun Roti
Recipe# 2983
08 Aug 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Most people are apprehensive to use garlic as a predominant flavour in their cooking. This aromatic herb actually aids in digestion and also stimulates the production of breast milk, so turn to these rotis in the last month of pregnancy or while lactating. ....
Rotla ( Gujarati Recipe), Bajra Na Rotla Recipe
Recipe# 629
12 Sep 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Rotlas are made with bajra, jowar or nachni flour, and combine very well with ghee, jaggery. Take care to make the rotlas as soon as the dough is kneaded, as the dough tends to harden quickly, making it difficult to roll. With practice and patience, you can surely master the art of rolling the r ....
Jowar, Bajra Spring Onion Roti
Recipe# 2979
Today

 
by Tarla Dalal
The addition of spring onions gives a peppy twist to this wholesome roti of millet flours. The nice crunch of spring onions, the spicy touch of green chillies, and the zesty notes of Indian masalas make this a tasty treat that none can resist. At the same time, ....
Garlic Rotis, Green Garlic Multigrain Roti
Recipe# 22316
11 Jul 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Spring is a wonderful season, for it brings us rare treats such as green garlic! Green garlic has a milder flavour compared to dried ones, and this makes it appealing to even those who are not very fond of garlic. We have made use of this wonderful ingredient to make delicious multi-grain rotis, whi ....
Bajra Kand Rotis
Recipe# 3593
26 Nov 12

 by Tarla Dalal
Bajra flour combined with purple yam, curds and garlic paste makes an interesting variation to plain bajra rotis which we often eat. Protein and iron are two important nutrients provided by these rotis. Like all bajra rotis, they tend to get chewy if they are served cold without a brushing of ghee ....
Palak Methi Puris
Recipe# 3563
19 Oct 18

 by Tarla Dalal
These low calorie puris are a great way of disguising dark green leafy vegetables. Palak and methi are both very good sources of vitamin A which is necessary for maintaining a healthy vision and glowing complexion. Though baked only with 1 teaspoon of oil and not deep fried, these puris are really ....
Bajra and Cauliflower Roti
Recipe# 22219
13 Apr 18

 
by Tarla Dalal
Don't settle for bland bajra rotis! Feast on these delicious Bajra and Cauliflower Rotis instead. The grated garlic and spring onions really rev up the flavour of these rotis. Ensure that you roll the rotis immediately once the dough is kneaded; else it may turn soft and pose a problem while rol ....
Bajra Methi Khakhras ( Nutritious Recipe For Pregnancy)
Recipe# 22466
21 Sep 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Get an instant energy boost with these bajra and methi khakhras, the ideal anytime-snack! when you're feeling peckish or looking for a healthy breakfast option, reach for these crisp and tasty khakhras.
Karela Theplas, Diabetic Friendly
Recipe# 3494
24 Dec 16

 
by Tarla Dalal
The first thing we all can think about karelas is their bitterness. Believe it or not, karela is a vegetable that is extremely beneficial for diabetics and you can enjoy it more if you acquire the taste for it. This innovative recipe makes use of ....
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