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Bhakarwadi Recipe

How to make Bhakarwadi

A traditional Maharashtrian snack made of soft dough rolled out and filled with the goodness of aromatic seeds and flavourful spices, fried crisp and golden.

  • Total Cook Time 30 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 20 mins
  • Recipe Servings6
  • Easy

Ingredients of Bhakarwadi

  • For cover:
  • 3 cups maida
  • 1/2 cup besan
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp oil
  • Salt
  • For filling:
  • 1 Tbsp besan
  • 1 tsp sesame
  • 1 tsp khuskhus seeds
  • 1 tsp ginger - grated
  • 1 tsp garlic - grated
  • 1 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 3 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • Salt
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds - crushed coarsely
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds - crushed coarsely
  • 1 Tbsp dried coconut - grated
  • 1/2 cup fine sev
  • Oil

How to Make Bhakarwadi

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For the dough:

Mix together besan, maida, salt and oil. Add a little water, and knead into a smooth dough. Cover with a moist cloth.

For the filling:

Roast some sesame and couscous seeds.
Crush poppy seeds, fennel seeds and coriander seeds, keep aside. Heat oil, add cumin and allow to splutter.
Add ginger, garlic and fry for a few seconds. Add all other crushed seeds.
Add coconut, sev, masalas, salt, sugar and besan. Mix well and keep aside.
Take a lump of dough and roll into thin chapatti. Spread the filling all over the chapatti.
Make a tight roll and press down the edges. Cut into 1 inch pieces and deep fry in hot oil.
Fry till cover is crisp and golden brown. Drain, let it cool before storing in airtight containers.
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