Methi Makai Dhebra, Tea Time Snack

Methi Makai Dhebra, Tea Time Snack

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Dhebra is an Indian bread, popular in Gujarati cuisine. It is made of bajra flour, alone or together with other flours, and is often perked up with different ingredients like spices and herbs.

Here is an appetizing Methi Makai Dhebra, made with a mix of maize, bajra and other flours. A large assortment of ingredients like fenugreek leaves, sesame seeds, ginger and green chilli pastes, and more, go into the dough, giving the Dhebra a mind-blowing flavour.

Although the ingredients 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 Dhebra to accompany your evening tea.

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

Methi Makai Dhebra, Tea Time Snack recipe - How to make Methi Makai Dhebra, Tea Time Snack

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
Methi Makai Dhebra, Tea Time Snack Video by Tarla Dalal


Methi Makai Dhebra, Tea Time Snack
 on 29 Jun 20 06:29 PM

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

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

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

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

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