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Bhakharwadi is a popular snack from the western Indian state of Maharashtra. It is a deep-fried snack made from a dough of besan (gram flour), spices, and oil. It is usually served as an accompaniment to tea or as a snack. Bhakharwadi is a popular snack in Maharashtra and is also available in many stores across India.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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besan (gram flour)

2 cups

wheat flour

1/2 cup

turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

cumin powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon


1/2 teaspoon

baking soda

1/2 teaspoon


1/4 cup

Salt to taste

sesame seeds

2 tablespoons

chopped coriander leaves

2 tablespoons

chopped green chillies

2 tablespoons

chopped ginger

2 tablespoons

chopped garlic

2 tablespoons

chopped cashew nuts

2 tablespoons

chopped raisins

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

In a large bowl, mix together the besan, wheat flour, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala, asafoetida, baking soda, oil and salt.

Step 2:

Add the sesame seeds, coriander leaves, green chillies, ginger, garlic, cashew nuts and raisins and mix well.

Step 3:

Knead the mixture into a soft dough using enough water.

Step 4:

Divide the dough into small portions and roll each portion into a thin disc.

Step 5:

Heat a tawa and cook the discs on both sides until golden brown.

Step 6:

Serve hot with chutney or pickle.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 17029 users have chowed down on Bhakharwadi a whopping 31367 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Pune, Mumbai, Indore, Bengaluru, Delhi are the top 5 cities gobbling up Bhakharwadi like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Bhakharwadi, our users are head over heels in november, december, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Bhakharwadi is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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