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Methi Bhakri

methi-bhakri

Ingredients:

 

  • Sattu flour – 1 cup
  • Raw banana flour- 2 tbsp
  • Fenugreek (methi) leaves – 1/2 cup (finely chopped)
  • Green chilli – 1 (optional)
  • Ajwain – 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Luke warm water to bind the dough as per needs
  • Coconut Oil /A2 ghee as required
  • Salt (pink salt) – to taste

Method:

  1. For preparing methi bhakri, mix sattu flour and raw banana flour, fenugreek leaves, green chillies, ajwain, salt, few drops of coconut oil/A2 ghee and turmeric powder together.
  2. Knead them well with some luke warm water to make a hard dough.
  3. Roll them out a little thicker than the usual chapattis.
  4. Fry both sides on the griddle by applying little oil or ghee.

Notes

  • Methi Bhakri is unique and tasty with a greenish methi flavour and aroma.
  • Methi is known as a wonder herb providing essential nutrients needed for human body.
  • Methi Bhakri should be carefully rolled out thick and care has to be taken that the dough is not watery at all.
  • Sattu flour is high on soluble fibre which makes it good for intestine and is low on glycaemic index, making it safe and beneficial for diabetics too.
  • Sattu flour is rich in iron, zinc, magnesium and is low on sodium.
  • Raw banana flour is rich in potassium and resistant starch.
  • Adding ajwain makes it highly beneficial for digestive system.

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