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Gujarati khakhra.jpg
Place of origin India
Region or state Gujarat
Main ingredients Mat bean, wheat flour
Cookbook:Khakhra  Khakhra

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.


Khakhra is made in several varieties such methi, jeera, Bajri, Math and masala to name a few [1]

Commercially prepared khakhra
  1. Methi (Fenugreek)
  2. Punjabi Masala
  3. Jeera
  4. Chilly Garlic
  5. Black Pepper
  6. Plain Salted
  7. Spicy Dhaniya
  8. Paprika
  9. Pani Puri (Gol Gappa)
  10. Desi Ghee
  11. Chocolate
  12. Bajra Methi
  13. Ajwain
  14. Kothmir Marcha
  15. Falhari
  16. Kothmir - Marcha
  17. Chat masala
  18. Pudina
  19. Tomato
  20. pavbhaji
  21. Dabeli
  22. Manchurian
  23. Thepla - methi khakhra
  24. chilly chat
  25. Tulsi
  26. Vanila


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.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Snack Attack". Retrieved 5 October 2014. 

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