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methi makai dhebra recipe | Gujarati dhebra - tea time snack | methi makai bajra dhebra | makai na vada is a Indian bread, popular in Gujarati cuisine. Learn how to make Gujarati dhebra - tea time snack.

To make methi makai dhebra, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a semi- soft dough using enough water. Divide the dough into 30 equal portions. Pat a portion of the dough into a 50 mm. (2”) diameter and 1 cm thick circle in between your palms. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and deep-fry a few dhebras at a time on a medium low flame till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper. You can deep-fry 6 to 7 dhebras at a time. Serve immediately or store in an air-tight container and consume within 2 days.

These methi makai bajra dhebra are made of bajra flour, alone or together with other flours. Here we have combined bajra flour, wheat flour, jowar flour and maize flour and is perked up with different ingredients like spices and herbs. Further its flavour is balanced with the addition of little sugar.

These appetizing makai na vada also has chopped fenugreek leaves and sesame seeds added into the dough which gives the dhebra a mind-blowing flavour.

Although the ingredients to make are many, they are all common, everyday ingredients sure to be found in your kitchen, so any day you find some time, you can pop into the kitchen and make this mouth-watering Gujarati dhebra to accompany your evening tea.

Tips for methi makai dhebra. 1. If you do not have 4 types of flours used in this recipe, you can make it with only bajra flour or a combination of bajra flour and wheat flour. 2. Ensure to pat and shape them uniformly so they fry evenly. 3. While deep frying, keep the flame to medium so they get cooked from inside also. Too high flame will change the colour, but the dhebras might not cook well from inside and turn crisp.

Try other tea-time snacks like Bread Palak Pakora or Crispy Masala Puri.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     30Makes 30 dhebras
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  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a semi- soft dough using enough water.
  2. Divide the dough into 30 equal portions.
  3. Pat a portion of the dough into a 50 mm. (2”) diameter and 1 cm thick circle in between your palms.
  4. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and deep-fry a few dhebras at a time on a medium low flame till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper. You can deep-fry 6 to 7 dhebras at a time.
  5. Serve immediately or store in an air-tight container and consume within 2 days.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per dhebra
Energy60 cal
Protein0.9 g
Carbohydrates6.6 g
Fiber0.8 g
Fat3.3 g
Cholesterol0.2 mg
Sodium1.9 mg
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  1. To make methi makai dhebra recipe | Gujarati dhebra - tea time snack | methi makai bajra dhebra | makai na vada, we need fenugreek leaves. Always select bunches that are fresh and green in colour. Avoid if they are yellow or very dry textured.
  2. Wash and chop 1 cup of fenugreek leaves finely. Add this to a deep bowl. 
  3. Add 1 cup of maize flour to it. It is yellow coloured flour with coarse texture. It is easily available in grocery stores.
  4. Add 1/4 cup of bajra flour to it. Ensure that the bajra flour is fresh as it tends to turn rancid quickly. Always store this flour in the refrigerator till use. 
  5. Add 1/2 cup of whole wheat flour to it. 
  6. Add 1/4 cup of semolina for slight crunchiness to the makai na vada.
  7. Add 1/4 cup of jowar flour also. This proportion of each of these flours is very important to get the perfect crispiness of the dhebra. 
  8. Add 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder. 
  9. Add 1 1/2 tsp of sesame seeds also. This adds a strong and pleasant flavour.
  10. Add 2 tsp of green chilli paste. 
  11. Add 1/2 tsp of ginger paste. 
  12. Add 1/2 tsp of garlic paste. Jains can avoid the use of this paste. 
  13. Add 1 tbsp sugar to add that slight sweet touch the Gujarati dhebra - tea time snack. 
  14. Add ¼ tsp asafoetida. Also called as hing, it is usually added for its digestive properties. 
  15. Add 2 tbsp curd. 
  16. Add 1 tbsp of oil. 
  17. Finally add salt for taste. 
  18. Mix all the ingredients for methi makai bajra dhebra very well using your fingertips. 
  19. Knead into a semi-soft dough using enough water.
  20. Divide the dough into 30 equal portions.
  21. Pat a portion of the dough into a 50 mm. (2”) diameter and 1 cm thick circle in between your palms.
  22. Keep all the portions rolled and ready before frying. 
  23. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and add 6 to 7 dhebras at a time.
  24. Deep-fry them on a medium low flame till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides. 
  25. Drain on an absorbent paper. 
  26. Serve methi makai dhebra immediately. Hot dhebras are enjoyed by some people. 
  27. You can also cool the Gujarati dhebra completely and store in an air-tight container and consume within 2 days.

Reviews

Methi Makai Dhebra, Tea Time Snack
 on 17 Jul 21 10:29 AM
5

Tarla Dalal
18 Jul 21 10:45 PM
   Thanks for the feedback !!! Keep reviewing recipes and articles you loved.
Methi Makai Dhebra, Tea Time Snack
 on 29 Jun 20 06:29 PM
5

Hi, Can I bake these instead of frying them? And if I do not have millet flour, what can I substitute?
Tarla Dalal
13 Aug 20 10:04 PM
   Hi, You can use any flour of your choice instead of millet. Yes you can try baking these at 180 degree for 15 to 20 minutes, flipping it once in between.
Methi Makai Dhebra, Tea Time Snack
 on 29 Jun 20 04:10 AM
5

Any substitution for white millet/Howard flour? Thanks
Tarla Dalal
29 Jun 20 03:39 PM
   Use wheat flour more 1/4 cup and omit the jowar flour.
Methi Makai Dhebra, Tea Time Snack
 on 05 Aug 19 07:24 PM
5

can this be stored?? for few days
Tarla Dalal
06 Aug 19 12:38 PM
   Hi Vaibhavi, yes it can be stroed for 2 days...
Methi Makai Dhebra, Tea Time Snack
 on 05 Aug 18 08:13 PM
5

Methi Makai Dhebra, Tea Time Snack
 on 16 Nov 17 03:11 PM
5

This is a very interesting.. recipe.. with flavour of methi and spices.. great for tea time.. snacks.. This is a must try recipe..