Top 10 Indian Khakhra 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. The most simple khakhra is Plain Whole Wheat Khakhra.
Khakhra ( Whole Wheat)
How to make Khakhras?
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.
How to Store Khakhras?
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.
Quinoa Red Chawli Leaves Khakhra
Varieties of Indian Khakhra
1. Multiflour Indian Khakhras
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 Mini Oats Khakhra and the Nachni Sesame Khakhra.
Mini Oats Khakhra
You can also flavour khakhras with fresh herbs. Methi is a popular flavour-enhancer.You can try making Oats Methi Multiflour Khakhra and Whole Wheat Methi Khakhra.
Oats Methi Multiflour Khakhra
2. Indian Khakhras Spiced Up
Unleash your creativity and perk up your khakhra with the choicest seasonings like mint, ginger, garlic or pav bhaji masala. You can make your khakhras large or small, like the Pav Bhaji Khakhra.
Pav Bhaji Khakhra, Zero Oil
Mini khakhras like Mini Nachni and Bajra Khakhra are convenient for kids to handle. They can also be enhanced with toppings like chopped veggies or herbs and served as a starter!
Mini Nachni and Bajra Khakhra
Do not miss out on Jowar and Sesame Khakhra. The flavour of sesame seeds and garlic, which dominates these khakhras is in reality quite pleasing. Garlic also helps to strengthen heart. Sesame seeds are good for bones as they are brimming with calcium.
Jowar and Sesame Khakhra
3. Gluten Free Khakhras
Gluten sensitivity is a condition in which a person cannot digest the enzyme gluten present in wheat. In India, wheat flour is considered to be a staple food and hence many gluten intolerant people restrict their food consumption. But cooking is all about creativity. There is no end to what you can explore and cook. Try Rajgira Buckwheat Brown Rice Flour Khakhra. If you like it, share the recipe with your friends. Also read more about Gluten-free Indian Veg Recipes.
Rajgira Buckwheat Brown Rice Flour Khakhra
4. Healthy Khakhras
Today everyone is health-conspicuous. This section is not dedicated to people who have ailment, but to all those who want to eat and stay healthy. They can try Quinoa Kale Khakhra. Both quinoa and kale are rich in antioxidants which help us fight the free radicals in the body and prevent the onset of chronic diseases like heart disease and cancer.
Quinoa Kale Khakhra
Bajra Methi Khakhra is an iron rich treat to prevent and overcome anemia. It can be devoured by pregnant moms, who often experience morning sickness. Dry snacks are considered best to overcome it.
Bajra Methi Khakhras
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 shared here and then use the ideas to create your own.