Bhakarwadi Recipe and Nature Fresh Acti Heart Edible Oil

Bhakarwadi is a traditional Marathi cuisine sweet and spicy snack popular in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan and widely available in the markets of Pune. This time I made bhakarwadi for upcoming Holi Festival.

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It is made from gram flour dough made into spirals stuffed with mixture of coconut, poppy seeds, sesame seeds and spices. It is crispy and fried snacks which can be stored for couple of weeks. You have to roll the dough very carefully so that the masala does not spill out while frying. This time i made my bhakarwadi in Nature Fresh Acti Heart Edible oil which was ideal for every type of Indian cooking.

Bhakarwadi is great tea time snack and can be used as travel food also. It is right proportions of sweetness, tanginess and spiciness.

 

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Try some alternate Maharashtrian Recipes: Vada Pav, Puran Poli, Pinwheel Samosas, Misal Pav and Kanda Poha.

 

Ingredients for Bhakarwadi Recipe:

For Dough

1/2 Cup Gram Flour/ Besan

1/2 Cup Plain Flour/ Maida

1/2 Tsp. Salt

1/4 Tsp. Turmeric Powder

1/2 Tsp. Red Chili Powder

Pinch of Asafoetida

2 Tbsps. Hot Vegetable Oil

Water, for binding

Vegetable Oil for Deep Frying

 

For Stuffing 

1/2 Cup Dry Coconut, Grated

1/2 Tsp. Red Chili Powder

1/2 Tsp. Turmeric Powder

1/2 Tsp. Amchoor

Salt to taste

1/2 Tsp. Garam Masala

1 Tsp. Coriander Powder

1 Tsp. Funnel Seeds

1 Tsp. Cumin Seeds

1 Tbsp. Sugar

1 Tsp. Poppy Seeds

1 Tsp. Sesame Seeds

 

How to Make Bhakarwadi recipe:

Combine all ingredients to make dough in a bowl and mix well, except water. Now add little water and knead to tight dough. Grease with little oil and cover with damp cloth. Keep aside for 20 minutes to set.

Combine all ingredients together in mixer jar and grind it till to coarse texture. Remove this mixture in separate plate and keep aside.

Now divide the dough into two equal portions and roll each part in to round disc as thick chapatti. Brush with oil evenly. Spread the coconut stuffing evenly. Now roll the chapatti very tightly4. Make sure no gaps left between rolling. Seal the edges inside. Cut the roll into small pieces using knife or cutter.

Heat the oil in a pan. Once a oil is hot enough, deep fry the bhakarwadi till to golden and crisp. Drain on a tissue paper to absorb tissue papers. Cool at room temperature and store in an airtight jar. Serve with tea and coffee.

 

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Bhakarwadi Recipe

Bhakarwadi is a traditional Marathi cuisine sweet and spicy snack popular in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan and widely available in the markets of Pune.
Course Snack
Cuisine Maharastrian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Author Preeti Garg

Ingredients

For Dough

  • 1/2 Cup Gram Flour/ Besan
  • 1/2 Cup Plain Flour/ Maida
  • 1/2 Tsp. Salt
  • 1/4 Tsp. Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp. Red Chili Powder
  • Pinch of Asafoetida
  • 2 Tbsps. Hot Vegetable Oil
  • Water for binding
  • Vegetable Oil for Deep Frying

For Stuffing

  • 1/2 Cup Dry Coconut Grated
  • 1/2 Tsp. Red Chili Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp. Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp. Amchoor
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 Tsp. Garam Masala
  • 1 Tsp. Coriander Powder
  • 1 Tsp. Funnel Seeds
  • 1 Tsp. Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. Sugar
  • 1 Tsp. Poppy Seeds
  • 1 Tsp. Sesame Seeds

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients to make dough in a bowl and mix well, except water. 

  2. Now add little water and knead to tight dough. Grease with little oil and cover with damp cloth. Keep aside for 20 minutes to set.

  3. Combine all ingredients together in mixer jar and grind it till to coarse texture. Remove this mixture in separate plate and keep aside.
  4. Now divide the dough into two equal portions and roll each part in to round disc as thick chapatti. 

  5. Brush with oil evenly. Spread the coconut stuffing evenly. 

  6. Now roll the chapatti very tightly. Make sure no gaps left between rolling. 

  7. Seal the edges inside. Cut the roll into small pieces using knife or cutter.

  8. Heat the oil in a pan. Once a oil is hot enough, deep fry the bhakarwadi till to golden and crisp. 

  9. Drain on a tissue paper to absorb tissue papers. 

  10. Cool at room temperature and store in an airtight jar. 

  11. Serve with tea and coffee.

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