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Rajgira Puri & Bhakri for Upvas - Gluten-free Amaranth Bread for Fasting

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Ingredients
  Rajgira atta 1 Cup (16 tbs) (amaranth flour)
  Ghee 2 Tablespoon (+ 1 tsp for smearing the bhakri)
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cooking oil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
For deep frying the puri
  Ghee 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cooking oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a bowl, add and combine the rajgira atta with ghee and milk. Knead it into dough. Apply some oil and make it into a smooth dough.
2. Take olive size balls of the dough and roll it out into into 1/4 inch thickness.
3. For the bhakri: In a pan on low heat, place the rolled out bhakris and cook them for 8 -10 minutes. Smear ghee on both sides of the bhakri and continue cooking until light golden brown. Once done, transfer onto a serving plate.
4. For the puri: In a deep frying pan on medium high, heat oil and fry the rolled out rajgira puris. Once done, transfer the puris onto a plate lined with paper towels.

SERVING
5. Serve these bhakris or puris with yogurt, shrikhand, or shakarkandi halwa.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Gujarati
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Interest: 
Vrat
Ingredient: 
Amaranth
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 521 Calories from Fat 400

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 45 g69.8%

Saturated Fat 16.9 g84.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 57.9 mg19.3%

Sodium 11.5 mg0.5%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.7%

Dietary Fiber 3.8 g15.4%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 5 g10.9%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 2.1%

Calcium 6.2% Iron 14.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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