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Bhakri (Rice Flat Bread)

konkani rice bhakri
When we talk of Indian flatbreads, the popular Tanduri Naan or Roti comes to our mind.  Today's Konkani flatbread recipe is not made of wheat flour, but of cooked rice.  This Bhakri recipe is similar to the unleavened flatbread made of Rice flour and/or Jowar flour, quite popular in Maharashtra.

Ingredients:
Cooked Rice - 1 cup
Rice flour - about 2 cups
Salt
Oil

How to cook Rice Bhakri:
  • Grind cooked rice in the mixer adding little water.  Add salt, rice flour and knead into a soft dough.  Add more rice flour if required.  You can also use leftover rice for this Bhakri recipe.
  • Make round balls.  Roll each ball like chapati in between 2 food wrap sheets.  While rolling each bhakri, apply oil to the plastic to avoid sticking.
  • Traditionally, banana leaf is used to roll this bhakri.  Instead of rolling pin, you can spread the dough ball with hands.
  • Roast bhakri on a tawa/griddle drizzling little oil.  Serve Bhakri with a chutney or a spicy curry of your choice.

13 comments:

  1. This is a new bread for me..we make pathiri, which has only rice flour in it..this looks similar

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  2. Too make rice roti..but adding cooked rice new to me.
    Sounds intresting..Thanx for sharing!

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  3. very simple one yarr..looks delicious with the egg curry ..thanks for this simple recipe..

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  4. Thanks Gulmohar, Panchpakwan, Prani for the lovely comments.
    I find this easier than the rice flour version where water or flour is used instead of oil. Plus this way I am able to make very thin rotis :)

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  5. Very nice recipe and u explained it so well.

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  6. Wooow,,Uma easy way of using leftover rice turn to perfect delicious bhakri..nice idea dear and also turned out very well hope u enjoyed this dosai with that yum yum egg curry,,,thanks for sharing dear,,take care n keep smiling..

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  7. Thanks Kshipra and Sathya for the encouragement.

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  8. nice one same way u can prepare dosa using left over rice

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  9. wow nice rice bhakri...looks tempting...very famous here...we make it using only rice flour adn then making ukad of it...vl try ur version soon

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  10. Thanks LK, Annamalaiyaan, Siddhi for the lovely comments..

    Siddhi, ukad term is new for me..

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  11. Good idea for left over rice ,we can use it for making bhakri. Thanks for sharing.

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  12. interesting and looks very nice

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