Tangy, Sweet And Spicy Bhakarwadis
Besan or gram flour has rich essential nutrients such as calcium, phosphorus, iron, potassium, zinc, copper etc. and fibre. This festive season use besan to prepare deliciously crunchy Bhakarwadis.
Ingredients:1 cup of Maida or Wheat Flour, 2 cups of Besan, a pinch of hing, 1 tsp of red chilli powder, ½ tsp of turmeric powder, salt to taste, oil for deep frying, 1 tsp of grated dessicated coconut, 1 tsp of sesame seeds, 1 tsp of poppy seeds, a pinch of black pepper powder, ½ tsp of garam masala, 1 tsp of cumin seeds, ½ tsp of coriander powder, ½ tsp of fennel seeds, ½ tsp of sugar and a dash of lemon juice.
1. Mix the maida and besan with hing, a little oil and add chilly and turmeric powders. Add water and make the dough. Set aside for 10 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, blend the rest of the ingredients and prepare a powder for the filling.
3. Roll out the dough, spread the filling and cut out round rings.
4. Let the filling set in and then deep fry the rings.
This recipe takes a little effort and time, but rest assured it is worth the while. So go ahead and get going now!