Sunday, 1 November 2015


Bhakarwadi is a very popular Maharashtrian spicy tea time snack. Traditionally the Bhakarwadi is deep fried but we are baking them. Bhakerwadi is additive spicy, sweet, and salty taste; all mixed in one roll with crunchy outer pastry crust. It is perfect tea time snack too. This snack is very much popular in Gujarat, Rajasthan and Maharashtra.
Maida                          - 2/3 cup
Besan                          - 1 cup
Turmeric powder        - 1 tsp
 kashmiri chili powder - 1 tsp
ghee                            - 1 tbsp
salt                               - to taste
water                           - enough to knead

Poppy seeds               - ¼ cup       
White sesame seeds   - ¼ cup
Grated dry coconut     - ½ cup
Grated ginger              - 1 tbsp
Green chilli                  - 1 tbsp(finely chopped)
Coriander leaves         - 1 tbsp(finely chopped )
Coriander powder       - ½ tbsp
Garam masala            - ½ tsp
Turmeric powder        - 1 tsp
Cumin powder            -1 tsp
Ajwain                         - 1 tsp
Asafetida                     - ¼ tsp
Mint leaves                  - 1 tbsp (finely chopped )
Sugar                          - 1/3 cup
Lime juice                    - from half a lemon

Mix all the ingredients mentioned under INGREDIENTS FOR THE DOUGH and stir well .Add water little by little and knead until you get a firm dough .keep aside .
Heat a pan and fry poppy seeds and sesame seeds on a low flame till nice smell comes out .
Next add dry coconut in the same pan and fry till light golden .
In a mixer add roasted poppy seeds , sesame seeds , coconut and all other ingredients except sugar mentioned under FOR THE FILLING .pulse once or twice so that everything is mixed well .Now add the sugar and mix well .
Pre-heat the oven to 180 degree Celsius .
Divide the dough into three .
Place one ball and roll out thin .Brush with lime juice .Spread 1/3rd of the filling .press the filling to set in .
Roll from one corner to the other and cut  them of ¼ inch size.Arrange the bhakarwadi on a greased baking tray and bake it for 35 to 40 minites or until brown and crispy .Cool down and serve .

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