Onion Bhakri or Kanyachi Bhakri is an authentic Goan dish that we make for breakfast or evening snacks. This easy flat bread made with rava is very simple to make and turns delicious. My family loves this Goan kandyachi bhakri and the kid loves to take it in her tiffin for snacks. It is a vegetarian flat bread which is a popular Goan evening snack.
Kandyachi Bhakri / Onion Bhakri is a popular Goan evening snack recipe. This is a flat bread made with semolina (rava) and onion.
As soon as I wake up early in the morning, a question which comes to my mind, is “what to cook for breakfast?”. Then I rush to my kitchen and check whatever is available. One fine day I found lots of rava or semolina in my kitchen. So I decided to cook onion bhakri or “Kanyachi Bhakri” and it turned out to be one of the best weekly breakfast option. To simplify it, a bhakri is a round flat unleavened bread.
How to make Rava onion bhakri or Kandyachi bhakri?
2) To a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients listed above and mix properly.
3) Adjust salt according to your taste.
4) Heat a frying pan or tava or griddle and spread 1 teaspoon ghee. Take one fist full of batter in your hands or in ladle and spread it on the frying pan using your finger tips.
5) Close the frying pan with lid for 5 minutes.
6) Spread 1 teaspoon ghee on the upper side and flip after 10 minutes.
7) Fry on both the sides till it turns slightly brownish on both sides.
Kandyachi Bhakri | Rava Onion Flat Bread
- 1 cup rawa/semolina
- 3 tablespoon rice flour
- 1/2 cup onions finely chopped
- 2 tablespoon grated coconut
- 1 teaspoon jaggery/sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup chopped coriander leaves
- 1 green chili finely chopped
- 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
- Desi ghee/oil for frying
- Soak rawa and rice flour in 1 and 1/2 cups water for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, drain the excess water. Be careful while draining the water. Only the water should be drained slowly else rava will also start flowing out.
- To a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients listed above and mix properly.
- Adjust salt according to your taste.
- Heat a frying pan or tava or griddle and spread 1 teaspoon ghee. Take one fist full of batter in your hands or in ladle and spread it on the frying pan using your finger tips.
- Close the frying pan with lid for 5 minutes.
- Spread 1 teaspoon ghee on the upper side and flip after 10 minutes.
- Fry on both the sides till it turns slightly brownish on both sides.
The more you soak the rava, the softer the bhakri or flat-bread becomes.
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Note: This recipe was published on 09 Mar 2011.