Biscuit Bhakri, no bake biscuit

This is a yummy tea time snack that my MIL makes often for us. This is so easy and delicious cannot have enough of it myself. This is basically part of the gujarathi cuisine. A word of caution though unlike the other bhakris which are healthy and fat free these are full of ghee.
But it is good for kids any day.




Ingredients
2 cups whole wheat flour
1/2 cup ghee
1 tspn crushed cumin seeds
2 tspn sugar
a pinch of carrom seeds (ajwain/ ova)
salt to taste
Method
1) In a large basin, take the ghee, sugar, salt, cumin seeds and ova and beat using a fork.
2) Add the wheat flour and start kneading. 
3) Add little water at a time to get a stiff dough (similar to cookies or shankarpali).
4) Let it stand for 10 min.
5) Heat a iron griddle /tawa on high flame.
6) Now reduce the flame to low.
7) Make small dough balls and roll out them the size of puris and slightly thicker.
8) Using a cloth keep pressing the biscuit to stop it from puffing up.
9) Flip over and continue cooking till it is crispy.
10) Serve hot with more ghee on top and jaggery for kids and green chilli pickle for the grown ups.



17 comments:

Shobha said...

Traditional dishes are really nice and simple.

Chef Mireille said...

what a great snack

Suma Gandlur said...

Interesting one. Never heard of these.

R said...

wow cool idea :)

Srivalli said...

Looks wonderful, though the ghee is not visible in any of them..and I won't mind having it myself.

PriyaVaasu said...

Green chili Pickle, mmm, slurp!!!!yummy!!!!

Priya said...

With that irresistible pickle,i can have anytime this bhakri.

PJ said...

Nice snack. I would love to have it too..

Spice up the Curry said...

this is my fav. my mom makes me evry morning when i was kid. loved that

sushma said...

Nice snack

Jayanthi said...

Just don't disclose the amount of ghee when u serve them.....it looks so tempting ....anything with fat is good to taste.

Harini-Jaya Rupanagudi said...

Good one. Just the other day my mexican neighbor was asking me about Bhakris when she came over for dinner at our place.

rekhas kitchen said...

Very interesting recipe. My grand mother used to make a similar poori recipe but that will be little sweeter because she used to add gud in stuffing. will try this one.

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Torviewtoronto said...

yummy to snack looks wonderful

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Wow!! interesting and yummy roti...

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Restaurant in Laxmi Nagar said...

That is delicious and so healthy!!! thanks for sharing this authentic and tasty dish!!
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