Nov 11, 2011

Bakarwadi – Maharashtrian Snack Recipe

Hai Guys..Hope you are doing good..And once again happy weekend guys..Whats your plan for this weekend..I have planned lots and lots of stuff to be get done this weekend..I have lots of work pending. One of that is getting my closet clean and organized..Because right now it looks like a mess..Will update once I am done with it..So coming back to todays recipe..

A viewer of mine named Yuvana requested this recipe..I have never heard about this name untill she requested this..I thought to give it a try for her..But I should really thank her for requesting this recipe because it was a total hit..So thank you so much Yuvana.This is a sweet and spicy fried snack recipe which is perfect with a cup of chai..This is a maharashtra dish..So here you go to the step by step recipe with pictures..


For Dough:
All Purpose Flour / Maida-1 cup
Gram flour / Kadalai Mavu / Besan-3/4 cup
Chilli powder-1 tsp
Coriander powder / Malli podi- 1 tsp
Oil-1 tblspn
Salt to taste
Water as needed

For Stuffing:
Desiccated Coconut / Koparai -1 cup
Sesame seeds / Ellu – ¼ cup
Ginger -1 tsp minced
Coriander powder / Malli Podi-1 tsp
Chilli Powder-1 tsp
Turmeric powder / Manjal podi-1 tsp
Cumin powder / Jeerakam-1 tsp
Poppy seeds / Kasa Kasa / Khuskhus / Posto-1 tblspn
Green Chilli-1 minced
Asafoetida – ¼ tsp
Sugar-1 tsp
Salt to taste


Take all ingrediants for dough in a mixing bowl except water..Rub everything with your hands..

Pour in water and make into a soft dough..Apply some oil on top and let it rest for 30 mins.

Now make stuffing by dry roasting coconut, poppy seeds, sesame seeds till it gets nice aroma and colour.

Switch off the flame and add in turmeric, chilli, coriander, cumin powder and mix well..

Add in salt, sugar, chillies, ginger and some asafoetida and mix well..

Remove this in a bowl and allow it to cool down.

Now take the dough and divide into equal portions.Mean time divide the filling into equal portions.

Take one dough and roll into thin circle..Rub some water over the top generously.

Take a good amount of filling and spread on top..Press with your hands firmly so that the filling sticks to the dough.

Now start rolling from one side..Roll firmly and tightly.

Now cut into equal portions and set aside.

Heat oil to a medium heat...Please don’t fry this in high heat.

Drop this bakarwadi in the oil and fry on a low flame till golden brown.It will take around 10-15 mins.

Remove and drain in a paper towel.

Serve hot with chai or store the cooled bakarwadis in a air tight container.

Take your stuffing ingrediants
heat a pan

add in coconut, poppy seeds and sesame seeds

dry roast it

Switch off the flame and add in spices

add more spices

season with salt

and some sugar

add in chillies and ginger
now in goes asafoetida

and mix well

Remove into a bowl
Now take all your ingrediants for dough
take everything in a bowl

pour in water

make into a soft dough

cover and let it rest
Divide into equal portions..

Take one dough

and roll it

apply some water on top

spread some filling on top

press it firmly and start rolling


till done..seal on all sides

I dusted it with some flour to prevent sticking..
cut into equal portions..

fry some oil

add in and fry on a very low heat

till it gets golden brown

like this

remove and set aside
I had it with a cup of chai..


  1. That's just insane Aarthi... I LOVE bhakarvadi... But have never tried.. (mostlyu to do with deep frying I think. ). Urs looks awesome

  2. I have had it once. nice step wise pics. Looks delicious. Pass me some.

  3. Thankyou Thankyou so much dear. i love your neat presentation , so that only requested you to prepare this. i ll do it this weekend and tell you the result. once again thanks a lot. your bakarwadi looks just like the one i got from bombay.

  4. Bharkarwadis are one of my favorites..But I never thought I could make it at with your recipe am sure going to try my hand at it. Thanks for sharing

  5. wow gr8 snack..My dad always use to get this when we were small..I never tried it at home...very nice picture instructions..thanks for sharing...

  6. Yes, thank you Yuvana this looks delicious! Thank you for posting step by step pics so we can see the process. Nicely done!

  7. This sounds so interesting. The chai makes this even better. I love a good chai tea. Recipe for that would be amazing.

  8. nice to find such a wide variety of recipes....

    I have tasted these bakarwadis....never attempted malking them....urs look perfect....

  9. The bbhakarvadi looks extremely yummy Arthi. I am hoping to try this soon :)

  10. i love if only someone will make these for me.. all that work:)

  11. wow... rolls look delicious and perfect... never heard of these.. will give it a try...

  12. Wow! interesting snack and loved your step by step pictures.

  13. wow..Aarthi..u are simply great....such a difficult recipe made so easily...really admire ur skills dear. I have had Bakarvadi with sev it.. my boss brings it from Pune.

  14. These look like little bites of deliciousness! A new one for me, too! Have a great weekend~

  15. These look terrific! They remind me of American Cinnamon rolls...except yours are sweet AND spicy...THEN fried! Really great!

  16. This is new to me da. Nice and crisp and would to have it with a cup of tea.

  17. wow...
    sounds new to me dear :)
    very well explained ....

  18. Bhakarwadi looks perfect, crispy and crunchy. Very well explained. Thanks for sharing.

  19. Such an interesting and yummy looking snack:)

  20. Bhakarwadi is one of my fav snacks.But I have always bought it from nuts and spices.!! Thanks for sharing the recipe..and wonderful illustration..:)

  21. It looks marvellous. Let me try it out this weekend.

  22. Hi. good afternoon. You explain everything in detail perfectly& in pictures. It"s a treat going through your recipes. thks very much. Take care. :))

  23. I have loved bhakarwadi always... Now I would love to try it @home after seeng ur superb pictorious explanation... Thanks Aarthi... :)

  24. Hii.. I followed ur recipe n it tasted great!!my hubby lovedd it.. But my bhakarwadis weren't crispy lik it shud be!! Wat wud d reason probably be?! Thnks fr d great n simple recipe!

  25. I tried the recepie..but it doesn't give the authentic marathi taste which I was looking for ��


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