Simple while wheat flour and methi leaves crackers that are just great snack option
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5 from 2 votes

Methi Khakhra

Methi Khakhra are made from whole wheat flour and a hot skillet. Store them in an airtight container as a healthy snack option not only while travelling but at home.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Resting Time30 mins
Course: Appetizers-Starters, Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: Vegetarian
Keyword: Bachelor Recipes, khakhra, Kid Friendly Food, Simple and healthy diet in old age, Travel Snacks
Servings: 8 pieces
Author: ArchanaPotdar


  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 tsp besan/gram flour
  • 1/4 cup

    methi leaves

  • 1 tsp ajwain/carom seeds
  • 1 tsp jeera/cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp haldi/turmeric
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • Salt as per taste
  • 4 tsp oil
  • Water as needed
  • Wheat flour to dredge


  • Mix together the wheat flour, besan, methi leaves, ajwain, jeera, haldi, red chilli powder, salt.
  • Add enough water to make a soft dough. Apply 2 tsp oil on the surface of the dough. Cover with a bowl and set aside for 30 minutes.
  • Place the tawa/skillet on medium low flame to heat.
  • Make 8 balls of the dough and with the help of the dry flour roll out each ball to a very thin chapati.
  • Transfer the chapati on the tawa and cook it.
  • Initially wait for small bubbles to form. Flip and cook till you get brown spots, apply oil. Flip and apply oil and cook till you get brown spots use a cloth or a spatula and press down.
  • When done your khakhra will be crisp. Allow it to cool fully before you tore in an air tight container.


In case you cannot get fresh methi leaves use 2 tsp kasuri methi.