#Diwali Snacks: Try Fried, Crispy Indian Version Of Pinwheels Bhakarwadi At Home

Bhakarwadi Recipe
Bhakarwadi Recipe

Bhakarwadi is an extremely popular deep fried snack which is easy to make and tasty to eat.  

Prep Time: 10 min

Cook Time: 25 min

Total Time: 35 min

Hii Foodies!!! How are you all??? Diwali is the time for snacking. Today we bring to you the recipe of Indian crisp pinwheels bhakarwadi. It is one of the popular snacks from western India and is also named bakarwadi. It is an Indian version of pinwheels that are fried and crisp. Bhakarwadi are addictive and have a sweet, spicy and tangy taste. This extremely popular deep fried snack is easy to make and tasty to eat.  recipe made with plain flour and dry spices. It is typically made during the festival celebrations. It is typically served as a savoury snack during festive seasons specially during Diwali. Although it is served during get togethers or house parties, you can serve them as an evening snack with a cup of tea as well. It has a longer shelf life and can be stored and consumed for over 1 month. Get started and make crispy Bhakarwadi for your diwali snacks.

Scroll down to get the recipe of Bhakarwadi

Bhakarwadi Recipe Ingredients

•    1 cup all purpose flour (maida)

•    2 tbsp gram flour (besan)

•    ½ tsp turmeric (haldi)

•    Pinch asafoetida (hing)

•    ½ tsp salt

•    Oil for dough and for frying

•    Water for kneading and for greasing

•    ¼ cup dry coconut

•    1 tsp cumin (jeera)

•    1 tsp coriander seeds (dhaniya)

•    1 tsp fennel (saunf)

•    2 tsp sesame (til)

•    1 tsp poppy seeds (khus khus)

•    1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder (lal mirch)

•    ½ tsp amchur (dry mango powder)

•    2 tsp sugar

•    ½ tsp salt

Bhakarwadi Recipe Ingredients - all purpose flour (maida)
Bhakarwadi Recipe Ingredients – all purpose flour (maida)

Preparation before Bhakarwadi Recipe

Prepare Dough: Add 1 cup maida and 2 tbsp besan and into it add ¼ tsp turmeric, pinch hing and ½ tsp salt mix well and pour 2 tbsp hot oil mix well and make sure that the flour is moist. Check it by pressing it between fists and if it holds shape then the dough is nicely crumbled. Now add water in an adequate quantity and knead to a smooth and tight dough. Cover and rest for 20 minutes.

Prepare Masala Stuffing: Take ¼ cup dry coconut,1 tsp cumin,1 tsp coriander seeds,1 tsp fennel, 2 tsp sesame,1 tsp poppy seeds, ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, pinch hing, ½ tsp amchur, 2 tsp sugar and ½ tsp salt in a blender and blend to slightly coarse powder without adding any water.

Preparation before Bhakarwadi Recipe
Preparation before Bhakarwadi Recipe

Bhakarwadi Recipe: Step By Step

1. Grease the rolling surface and roller with oil. Take a large ball of dough and flatten it on a rolling surface like chapati but slightly thick.

2. Spread the prepared masala stuffing in between leaving the sides.

Bhakarwadi Recipe Step 1 and 2
Bhakarwadi Recipe Step 1 and 2

3. Next to it grease water on sides of chapati and seal the ends. Now  slowly roll the dough very tightly.

4. Further, cut the roll to 2 cm long and press and flatten slightly.

Bhakarwadi Recipe Step 3 and 4
Bhakarwadi Recipe Step 3 and 4

5. Take a pan and heat the oil on medium heat, and deep fry the rolls till they turn golden brown and crisp on low flame.

Bhakarwadi Recipe Step 5
Bhakarwadi Recipe Step 5

6. Drain the bhakarwadi on a kitchen towel so that it can absorb extra oil.

7. Your bhakarwadi is ready to serve.

Bhakarwadi Recipe Tips

1. You can use wheat flour instead of all purpose flour for a healthy appetite.

2. Take extra precaution while deep frying. The temperature and flame should be optimum and oil should be sufficiently hot enough. It has to be cooked in low flame, otherwise the bhakarwadi may open.

3. You can store these in an airtight container for longer shelf life.

Nutrition Value of Bhakarwadi

Serving Size: 50g

Value Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories from Fat153
Total Fat17g26%
Saturated Fat6g30%
Trans Fat0g
Total Carbohydrates25g8%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C0%
Nutrition Value of Bhakarwadi

* Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet and Nutrition value is a rough estimate for 1 Bhakarwadi.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Bhakarwadi good for health?

No!! It is deep fried and not recommended for healthy eating. You can just have 1 or 2 small pieces, that also when you are not on diet.

What is Bhakarwadi made of?

Bhakarwadi is fried snack made by a dough made of maida (all purpose flour) and besan (gram flour). Inside of it is masala stuffing.

Can Bhakarwadi be baked?

Yes!! It can be baked also.

Does Bhakarwadi help in weight gain?

Yes!! If you eat in large amounts it can gain your weight.

Can Bhakarwadi be eaten in fast?

No!! it is not eaten in fast.

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