The Tea Time Sweet & Spicy Snack Bhakarwadi


Tea time is very special for everyone because this time is for relaxing, talking and snacking. Yes, tea is incomplete without snacks and if a snack is sweet and spicy it enhances the taste of tea. So, for your tea-time why not try Bhakarwadi.

Gram Flour
via. Envato

Bhakarwadi is a spiral roll made with gram flour and stuffed with a mixture of spices. It is popular in Gujarat, Maharashtra and Rajasthan. Bhakarwadi has two origins, one is Vadodra and the second is Pune. It is widely sold on the markets of Pune.

So, here is the Pune special Bhakarwadi Recipe.

Per bowl of Bhakarwadi contains 286 kcal.

  • Carbohydrates  55.8g
  • Protein  13.2g
  • Fat  54g
Prepare time: 15 min
Cook: 15 min
Ready in: 30 min


The Tea Time Sweet & Spicy Snack Bhakarwadi
via. Envato
  • 1 cup refined flour
  • 2 tbsp gram flour
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • A pinch of asafetida
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp oil, hot
  • 1/4 cup of water
  • 1 tsp oil for greasing
  • 2 tsp tamarind chutney

For Masala

  • 1/4 cup dry coconut, sliced
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp poppy seeds
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • A pinch of asafetida
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp dry mango powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt


Tamarind Chutney
via. Envato

For Masala

  1. Add all ingredients to a blending jar and blend it coarsely.
  2.  Transfer it into a bowl and keep it aside for future use.

For Bhakarwadi

  1.  In a big bowl, add refined flour, gram flour, turmeric powder, asafetida, and salt. Mix everything well.
  2.  Then add hot oil and mix it. After that crumble it and mix it again.
  3.  Add water and knead smooth and stiff dough.
  4.  Grease it with oil and cover it. Allow it to rest for over 20 minutes.
  5. After 20 minutes, Knead the dough well again and cut it into equal half.
  6. Now form a ball from it and grease it with oil.
  7.  Roll it uniformly into a thin circular shape with the help of a rolling pin.
  8. After that cut its edges to form a rectangular shape.
  9. Now apply 1 tsp of tamarind chutney and spread it.
  10. Secondly, add prepared masala and spread it uniformly.
  11. Apply water on the edges and start rolling tightly from one edge to another.
  12.  Now cut its small pieces of 2 cm. Flip it and press gently.
  13.  With the same process make rolls with the remaining dough.
  14.  Heat oil in a frying pan and deep fry rolls on low flame.
  15. Stir occasionally and fry until crisp and golden.
  16.  Remove it on an absorbent paper and let it cool.

The crispy Bhakarwadi is ready to serve. Munch these spiced rolls with tea and enjoy your evening.