Nachni Sesame Khakhra ( Iron and Calcium Rich Recipe )

Nachni Sesame Khakhra ( Iron and Calcium Rich Recipe )

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nachni sesame khakhra is a jar snack which can be relished at any time of the day. Learn how to make healthy tasty nachni khakhra.

Nachni flour is also a healthy choice for diabetics and those with heart problems. This is because it is brimming with fiber which helps manage blood sugar and cholesterol levels. These healthy tasty nachni khakhra are good in between meal options as compared to the fried snacks loaded with calories and fat. 1 to 2 khakhra is the suggested serving size.

To make nachni sesame khakhra, combine all ingredients in a bowl and knead into a firm dough, using enough warm water. Keep aside for 10 minutes. Knead again using ¼ tsp of oil and divide it into 8 equal portions.

Roll out each portion into a 150 mm. (6”) diameter thin circle, using a little wheat flour for rolling. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook each khakhra on a slow flame using ¼ tsp of oil till pink spots appear on both the sides. Continue cooking the khakhra on a slow flame, while pressing with a folded muslin cloth till it turns crisp and brown on both the sides. Serve nachni sesame khakhra immediately or store in an air-tight.

Our bones lose calcium as we age, and therefore a calcium-rich diet is extremely important to help regain the bone strength. Nachni or ragi is rich in calcium and including it as part of the daily diet helps build strong bones. These homemade ragi khakhra are enjoyable to eat and they also help ‘up’ your calcium and phosphorus levels! Each khakhra makes up 10% of the day's calcium and phosphorus requirement.

Pregnant women who need enough calcium through the nine months of gestation can also opt for thesenachni til khakhra . These khakhras are a good option for moms-to-be who often face nausea and vomiting as a dry snack as a wise choice then. Infact, these khakhras are a nourishing choice for growing kids’ tiffins as well.

Tips for nachni sesame khakhra. 1. Since the khakhras are cooked with minimal oil, cooking on a slow flame is a must to avoid burning. 2. As a healthy alternative, you can substitute ragi flour with jowar flour or bajra flour.

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Nachni Sesame Khakhra ( Iron and Calcium Rich Recipe ) recipe - How to make Nachni Sesame Khakhra ( Iron and Calcium Rich Recipe )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 8 khakhras
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Ingredients


For Nachni Sesame Khakhra
1/2 cup ragi (nachni / red millet) flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
2 tbsp roasted sesame seeds (til)
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/2 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste
2 1/4 tsp oil for kneading and cooking
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling

Method
    Method
  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and knead into a firm dough, using enough warm water. Keep aside for 10 minutes.
  2. Knead again using ¼ tsp of oil and divide it into 8 equal portions.
  3. Roll out each portion into a 150 mm. (6”) diameter thin circle, using a little wheat flour for rolling.
  4. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook each khakhra on a slow flame using ¼ tsp of oil till pink spots appear on both the sides.
  5. Continue cooking the khakhra on a slow flame, while pressing with a folded muslin cloth till it turns crisp and brown on both the sides.
  6. Serve immediately or store in an air-tight
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per khakhra
Energy84 cal
Protein2.1 g
Carbohydrates13 g
Fiber2.4 g
Fat2.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium2.9 mg

Reviews

Nachni Sesame Khakhra ( Iron and Calcium Rich Recipe )
 on 05 Aug 20 07:14 PM
5

Tarla Dalal
06 Aug 20 11:31 AM
   Mayya thanks for the feedback !!! keep reviewing recipes you loved.
Nachni Sesame Khakhra ( Iron and Calcium Rich Recipe )
 on 03 Jul 20 04:32 PM
5

Great recipe!!!
Tarla Dalal
04 Jul 20 12:14 PM
   Thanks for the feedback.
Nachni Sesame Khakhra ( Iron and Calcium Rich Recipe )
 on 11 May 16 07:35 PM
5

how long do these last?
Tarla Dalal
12 May 16 03:02 PM
   Hi, They will stay fresh for atleast 5 days.
Nachni Sesame Khakhra ( Iron and Calcium Rich Recipe )
 on 14 Apr 16 12:26 PM
5

I make this snack for my daughter''s short break and she and her friends always ask for more.... I am happy to give her a calcium rich treat for snacks which will help her build strong bones.
Nachni Sesame Khakhra ( Iron and Calcium Rich Recipe )
 on 02 Mar 16 04:47 PM
5

Nice low calorie snack.
Nachni Sesame Khakhra ( Iron and Calcium Rich Recipe )
 on 04 Oct 15 12:31 AM
5

Tarla Dalal
05 Oct 15 10:40 AM
   Thanks. Please continue to review recipes which you have made and loved from tarladalal.com It will help thousands of food lovers to try the recipe based on your review.
Nachni Sesame Khakhra ( Iron and Calcium Rich Recipe )
 on 30 Jan 12 11:19 AM
5

guilt free indulgence. they r nice crispy snacks.