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Aloo Bhakarwadi (Potato pinwheels)

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Enjoy fresh Bhakharwadi. Simple but delicious. Make your next party or occasion flavorful with this dish.
For the filling
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Shredded coconut 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon
  Curry leaves 1 Tablespoon, roughly chopped
  Turmeric powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Boiled and mashed potato 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Garam masala 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Sugar To Taste
  Red chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Use as required as per taste)
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
For the layers
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Wheat flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Oil 3 Tablespoon (Use as required)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Use as required to knead the dough)
  Flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (For dusting)
For frying
  Oil 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For deep frying)

To prepare the filling:
1. Take a heavy bottom pan, heat oil in it, to this add the shredded coconut, sesame seeds and stir till the coconut is lightly browned.
2. Add the roughly chopped curry leaves, turmeric powder, boiled and mashed potato, garam masala, salt, sugar, red chili powder, coriander powder and some freshly squeezed lemon juice.
3. Using a potato masher, mash the potatoes again so that all the spices blend well into it. Turn off the heat and let it cool.
To prepare the layer of bhakarwadi:
4. Take a mixing bowl and combine the all purpose flour and the wheat flour. Add oil, salt and continue mixing to combine.
5. Gradually add the water and knead the dough to a little harder consistency than the roti or chapati dough. Finally smooth out the dough with a couple of drops of oil.
6. Cover the dough and let it rest for 5 to 10 minutes.
7. After 10 minutes, take small portions of the dough and roll into rounds and spread the filling like a paste on the surface of the rolled dough.
8. Then start rolling it from one end tightly and firmly into a pipe shape, cut 1-inch pieces and dust the open edges with flour.
9. In a pan, heat oil and deep fry the bhakarwadi till golden brown and drain into a paper towel.

10. Serve the bhakarwadis warm as a snack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Deep Fried
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Potato Pinwheels
If you're looking for an Indian veggie delight then do try the aaloo bhakarwadi. This can be served as a snack to your family and guests. Vegetarians will love this snack. Watch the video as chef Bhavna explains the entire recipe in detail.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 258 Calories from Fat 150

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.3%

Saturated Fat 3.2 g15.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 94.5 mg3.9%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g8%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.8%

Sugars 0.8 g

Protein 4 g8.3%

Vitamin A 0.7% Vitamin C 1.7%

Calcium 4.7% Iron 8.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Aloo Bhakarwadi (Potato Pinwheels) Recipe Video, Potato Pinwheels