Potato Bhakarwadi

The famous Maharashtrian savoury snack takes on a new dimension in this innovative recipe.

Potato Bhakarwadi is a modified version of the traditional savoury, with a layer of mashed potato between the flour dough and spicy coconut mixture. This new layer improves the texture making it softer and easier to eat, while also balancing the flavour well.

Potato Bhakarwadi

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Potato Bhakarwadi recipe - How to make Potato Bhakarwadi

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     48Makes 48 bhakarwadis.
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For The Dough
3/4 cup plain flour (maida)
1 tbsp ghee
salt to taste

To Be Mixed Into A Potato Mixture
1 cup boiled , peeled and mashed potatoes
1/2 tbsp cornflour
salt to taste

To Be Mixed Into A Coconut Mixture
1/2 cup grated coconut
1/2 tsp garam masala
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/2 tbsp sesame seeds (til)
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
plain flour (maida) for rolling
oil for deep-frying

For the dough

    For the dough
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a semi-stiff dough using enough water. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Divide the dough, potato mixture and coconut mixture into 4 equal portions.
  2. Roll a portion of the dough into 150 mm. (6”) diameter circle, using a little plain flour for rolling.
  3. Place one portion of the potato mixture over the rolled circle and spread the potato mixture evenly all over it gently with help of a rolling pin.
  4. Sprinkle 1 portion of the coconut mixture evenly over it and roll it up tightly.
  5. Seal the edges with a little water.
  6. Repeat steps 2 to 5 to make 3 more rolls.
  7. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai and deep-fry 2 rolls at a time on a medium flame till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  8. Cool slightly and cut each roll into 12 equal slices.
  9. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per bhakarwadi
Energy35 cal
Protein0.3 g
Carbohydrates2 g
Fiber0.2 g
Fat2.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium0.7 mg
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Potato Bhakarwadi
 on 08 Mar 14 11:59 AM

Maharashtrians all time favorite bhankarwadis are now made more tasty by using potatoes in the stuffing...A new version of bhakarwadi..Normally bhakarwadis are stored in the jar but this bhakarwad is to be served immediately with a cup of tea or coffee..I really loved this bhakarwadi...