Originating from the state of Gujarat, as part of Gujarati cuisine in India, Khakhara’s are thin crackers made from mat bean, wheat flour and oil. It is served usually during breakfast. khakhra’s are uniquely hand-made and roasted to provide a delicious, crunchy and healthy snack enjoyed with a selection of pickles and chutneys.
There are variation in the preparation methods but generally the following method is observed : Wheat flour,(and/or refined flour), salt and masala are mixed. Oil, water or milk are added and knead to make a soft dough. This dough is then rolled into small balls and are flattened. This actually looks similar to the chapatis or raw Flattened bread. Now this is then heated and roasted on slow heat and pressed via wooden press, till it becomes crisp and light brown in color. Cooled and stored in a container.