Bajrichi Bhakri | Bajra Bhakri | Bajra Roti
Bajrichi Bhakri | Bajra Bhakri is a flat bread made with Pearl Millet Flour. Popular in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan during winter, this Bajra Roti is typically eaten with Zunka.
Servings Prep Time
6Bhakri 10Mins
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
6Bhakri 10Mins
Cook Time
  1. Mix together 2 cups of Bajra Flour, salt, and warm water to form a firm but pliable dough.
  2. Knead well for 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions.
  4. Roll each portion of the dough into a ball.
  5. Over medium flame, heat a tava or griddle.
  6. Dust a little bajra flour onto a flat surface.
  7. Place one ball of dough on the dusted surface.
  8. Using your fingers, press the dough ball into a 5″ circle. Moisten your hand, if required.
  9. Place the Bhakri onto the hot tava.
  10. Dip your hand in water and moisten the surface to the bhakri. You could also sprinkle a few drops of water and spread on the surface of the bhakri.
  11. Over medium flame, cook the bhakri till the surface dries out a bit.
  12. Flip over and cook the flip side.
  13. Take the tava off the heat and lower the flame.
  14. Place the Bajrichi Bhakri over the flame fr a few seconds. It will puff up.
  15. Take off the flame.
  16. Spread a few drops of butter or ghee on the hot Bajrichi Bhakri.
  17. Serve immediately with Zunka, Pithle, or Vangyache Bharit.
  18. Repeat steps 5 to 16 to make other Bhakris.
Recipe Notes

Some great accompaniments for Bhakri are:

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