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Top 10 Khahkra Recipes
Last Updated : Jul 13,2018
Top 10 Khahkra Recipes
Few snacks are as popular as the khakhra. Having crossed geographical and cultural barriers, the khakhra has become so famous that it is easily available in supermarkets all across the country and in Indian stores in other parts of the world too. What makes the khakhra so popular is the fact that it is so handy. It is dry and easy to handle, but as satiating and tasty as a chapatti.
This famous Gujarati snack is nothing but flat rotis that are cooked till crisp, by pressing them on the tava using a muslin cloth or a khakhra press. Khakhras take a little time to prepare but it is worth every second spent, because it will be relished by everybody. You can make a batch of khakhras and store them in an airtight container for about a week. It is convenient to pack a few khakhras in your bag to munch on when you are hungry, whether you are travelling or working in office. When at home, just relax in the evening with a khakhra and a cup of hot tea or coffee.
It is possible to make different types of khakhras by incorporating the right ingredients into the dough. The dough itself may be made with wheat flour or a combination of flours, like the Oats Methi Multiflour Khakhra and the Nachni Sesame Khakhra. Methi is a popular flavor-enhancer as far as Nachni Khakhra are concerned, because it gives a pleasant bitterness, which is appetizing. Unleash your creativity and perk up your khakhra with the choicest seasonings like mint or pav bhaji masala. You can make your khakhras large or small, like the Mini Nachni and Bajra Khakhra. Mini khakhras are convenient for kids to handle. They can also be enhanced with toppings like chopped veggies or herbs and served as a starter!
The khakhra is as versatile as the roti and the sky is the limit when it comes to variety! You can try the interesting khakhras given in this mailer, and then use the ideas to create your own.
Top 10 Khahkra Recipes
Khakhra, a famous Gujarati
snack is made from whole wheat flour, salt, oil and water. The dough is rolled out and cooked on a tava with pressure applied till crisp.
are healthy, quick to make and go with curds, chutney, Jeera Aloo
and Methia Keri Sambhaar
. Basically khakhra is a crispy version of roti.
Khakhras are a handy jar snack. They give wonderful company to a cup of hot tea
, silence your tummy whenever a sudden hunger pang strikes, and can be carried around in your handbag to snack on, anytime you are peckish.
These crisp and tasty Oats and Methi Multiflour Khakhras are full of iron-rich ingredients like fenugreek, jowar and nachni, which not only contribute iron to the recipe, but also improve the flavour and texture of the khakhra remarkably.
Oats brings to the table loads of fibre, which helps to keep your digestive tract healthy. So, whenever you find time, make a batch of these scrumptious khakhras and stock them in an airtight container.
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Our bones lose calcium as we age, and therefore a calcium-rich diet is extremely important to help regain the bone strength. Nachni or ragi is rich in calcium and including it as part of the daily diet helps build strong bones. These crisp nachni khakhras are enjoyable to eat and they also help ‘up’ your calcium levels!
Satisfy your hunger pang in just 100 calories! Make these delicious Mini Nachni and Coriander Khakhras and store them in an airtight container.
Treat yourself to four of these when hunger strikes! Not only are these khakhras low in calories, but nutritious too as nachni and coriander together give ample iron, calcium and other nutrients. Cook the khakhras on a slow flame to get the perfect crispness.
Try other 100 calorie dry snacks like Til and Jowar Puri
and Non fried Chakli
Khakhras have been one of the healthiest snack options since time immemorial. Is it the crispness, the flavouring or the slow-cooking process that makes it so delicious, we cannot say, but overall the outcome of this recipe is just fantastic! Extremely healthy with fibre-rich wheat and iron-rich methi, these aromatic Whole Wheat and Methi Khakhra are a must-try despite being time-consuming. You just need to plan ahead to make it on a relaxed day.
Mini Nachni and Bajra Khakhra is a crispy snack that is full of Iron
and fun! Loaded with iron-rich nachni and Bajra Flour
, this snack also scores high on flavour thanks to ginger, garlic and green chilli pastes.
Sesame seeds heighten the aroma of this snack, while also adding to its crunchiness.
This tasty and nutritious Healthy Snack can also double up as a breakfast option and is good for Pregnant
Or, you can pack it to work, to munch on in the afternoon instead of a bag of chips! Want some more healthy snack ideas?
Have a go at the Baked Oats Puri
and the 4-Flour-Dosa
Spicy sesame and whole wheat khakhras. I usually make a large batch of these and store them in an air-tight container for those hungry times. They will stay well for several days.
You can enjoy them with a hot cup of tea
and a spicy pickle
of your choice. Omit all the masalas to make plain (or "sada") khakhras
. These khakhras can be cooked using ghee or dry roasted to make fat-free or low calorie khakras.
staple is traditionally made and served with a lot of ghee. Here is a healthier version made using just 1 teaspoon of oil.
Mint and chillies add flavour to this popular snack. You can use innovative toppings for added taste. Carry them with you on your travels and you'll find it much easier to make new friends!
For added flavour spread some Mint and Onion Chutney
or Garlic Tomato Chutney
on the khakhras and enjoy it as a tea time snack.
Khakhras are usually made with wheat flour used alone or in combination with other flours. These bajra flour khakras embellished with methi are an interesting gluten free alternative. Follow the exact procedure to get perfectly crisp khakhras.
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