Baqarkhani Roti Recipe

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Baqarkhani Roti
How to make Baqarkhani Roti
  • Chef: Zeenat Ahmad
  • Recipe Servings: 6
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  • Difficulty Level: Difficult

Dough made out of eclectic ingredients - flour, baking powder, ghee, milk, raisins, almonds and kewra, baked crisp.

Ingredients of Baqarkhani Roti

  • Oven Temp: 375 F-190 C
  • 4 Cups Refined flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 Cup Ghee
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 Tbsp Sugar
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 2 Tbsp Raisins
  • 1 Cup Almonds, sliced
  • 1 tsp Screw pine (kewra) essence
  • To sprinkle Poppy seeds (khus khus)

How to Make Baqarkhani Roti

  • 1.Mix together the flour, baking powder, 1 cup ghee, salt, sugar, milk, raisins, almonds and kewra and knead to a firm dough, using some water if required.
  • 2.Cover and leave to rest for an hour.
  • 3.Break the dough up into 10-12 rounds and roll into 1/8" rounds.
  • 4.Brush rounds with ghee and sprinkle some poppy seeds.
  • 5.Lift one edge and fold 1/3.
  • 6.Fold the opposite edge to come up above the folded edge.
  • 7.Smear a little more ghee over the folded part and sprinkle some poppy seeds too.
  • 8.Now fold the narrow edges 1/3, from one side and then the opposite side to come over it. Forms a square.
  • 9.Roll the square 1/8" thick, brush with some ghee and bake in a pre-heated oven till crisp and brown. Serve.
Key Ingredients: Refined flour, Baking powder, Ghee, Salt, Sugar, Milk, Raisins, Almonds, Screw pine (kewra) essence, Poppy seeds (khus khus)