This crisp, oil-free snack is a perfectly healthy answer to sudden hunger pangs. Made of wholesome soya and wheat flours dotted with iron-rich sesame seeds, the Soya Sesame Khakhra is so satiating it will keep you going right up to the next meal. It abounds in all necessary nutrients but is sans fat making it truly heart-friendly and diabetic-friendly. What is more, the Isoflavanes from soya are also known to lower cholesterol and strengthen the arteries, adding to the goodness of these khakhras.

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Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

1/2 cup soya flour
1/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
2 tsp black sesame seeds (kala til)
salt to taste
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling

Method

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and knead into a firm dough using little water.
  2. Cover with a plate and keep aside for 10 to 15 minutes.
  3. Knead the dough well again and divide it into 6 equal portions.
  4. Roll out each portion into a 150 mm. (6″) diameter thin circle, using a little wheat flour for rolling.
  5. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook each khakhra on a slow flame till pink spots appear on both the sides.
  6. Continue cooking the khakhra on a slow flame, while pressing with a folded muslin cloth, till it turns crisp and brown from both the sides.
  7. Soya Sesame Khakhra is ready. Cool and store in an air-tight container.

Nutrition Value

Value per serving % Daily Values
Energy 47 cal 2%
Protein 2.7 g 5%
Carbohydrates 6 g 2%
Fiber 1.3 g 5%
Fat 1.6 g 2%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A 2.6 mcg 0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) 0.1 mg 10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.1 mg 9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 0.5 mg 4%
Vitamin C 0 mg 0%
Vitamin E 0 mg 0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9) 22.4 mcg 11%
MINERALS
Calcium 20.7 mg 3%
Iron 0.7 mg 3%
Magnesium 33.7 mg 10%
Phosphorus 50.7 mg 8%
Sodium 1.9 mg 0%
Potassium 163 mg 3%
Zinc 0.4 mg 4%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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