Things to know about Bakarkhani Recipe
The Indian Traditional Fried Spiced Bread or Bakarkhani is a flatbread that is fried and spiced. The delicate bread is sprinkled with sesame seeds.
The delicacy has roots in Sylhet. A legend attributes the bread’s name to Agha Baker Khan, the adopted son of Nawab of Bengal. Because of trade and travel, the bread is today popular in Kashmir, Lucknow, and Hyderabad. The Kashmiri variant of the bread is thin, similar to a round bread called Naan. But it is crispier and is sprinkled with sesame seeds.
Bakarkhani is also called “Shukha Naan” which means “dry bread”. The Kashmiri Bakarhani is served with local tea called “Noon Chai” or “pink tea”. It can also be served with Masala Tea. Other variants of Bakarkhani are also served with stews and other dishes.
Savory Indian Traditional Fried Spiced Bread from Kashmir. Authentic Recipe of Bakarkhani.
— General Atributes of This Recipe:
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- 500 grams (1.1 lb) All Purpose Flour – Plain Flour
- 1 pc Egg For the dough
- 2 tsp Butter For the dough
- 240 grams (8.47 oz) Butter Filling
- 1 tbsp White Sugar – Regular Sugar – Granulated Sugar
- 4 tbsp Sesame Seed
- ½ tsp Salt
- 1 pc Egg Beaten. for brushing
- In a bowl, add flour, egg, salt, sugar, and butter. Mix and add water.
- Knead the dough well.
- Now, add the butter in middle and fold the 4 sides.
- Roll and repeat the process 5-6 times.
- Brush the bread with beaten eggs and sprinkle the sesame seeds.
- Bake the bread in an oven at 200°C/392°F.
- Remove the Bakarkhani and serve.
— Specific Atributes of This Recipe:
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