Recipe source: Neha from Tasty recipes

For the outer layer-

3 cups all purpose flour
Salt to taste
1/2 cup gram flour (besan)
Bit of baking powder
1 1/2 tsp oil

For filling-

1 tbsp gram flour
1 tbsp sesame seeds
1 tbsp coriander seeds
1 tsp ginger paste
1 tsp thymol seeds(ajwain)
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp fennel seeds
2 tbsp dry coconut powder
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp garam masala powder
1 tsp sugar
Salt to taste
1/2 cup nylon sev
1 small onion chopped

Oil to fry

Mix all the ingredients for dough well with hands and then sprinkle water to make a stiff dough. Keep covered.

Roast sesame seeds seperately. Heat oil, add cumin seeds. When it splutters, add ginger paste and the onions. Fry for a minute and add rest of the filling ingredients and mix well. Cool and grind to smooth powder.

Make small balls of it and roll it into chapatis. Spread the masala paste over it and roll the chapati tightly till the end. Wet the ends and stick well. Now cut it into 1" pieces and deep fry till cooked and light brown.

Cool well and serve.

Also made some more shapes with the same dough and filling.

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Kitchen Flavours said...

Wow looks crisp and yum....

KoolKap said...

aaaaaah ...! it reminds me of Pune.. thanks for the recipe.. I am going to India in one month so will avoid cooking instead will go n eat @ Kaka halwai in pune... Thank i can use it next time i miss home...

Asha said...

Love them!

Priya said...

Wow prefect for snacks!

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Looks lovely nice and crispy... good one...

Trupti said... of my fav it reminds me Chitale Bandhu Bakarwadi from Pune.. looks delicious.

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Ashwini said...

One of my friend recently bought from India..It was very good. Love to have more..Yumm

Prathibha said...

Looking yummy!!!
Nice twist to the look of bakarwadi..i liked it..

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bindiya said...

Aha so this is how u make this lovely snack, have been looking for a recipe for ages, thxxx for posting it!

Suparna said...

Hi EC,
Bhakarwadi looks crispy n perfect!
nice shapes to the same dish :)

Ammu said...

Lovely snack. Never tried this before. Will try soon.

Valarmathi said...

Looks crispy and delicious.

Lavanya said...

looks crispy n lovely..very nice!!

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