Onion Rava Bhakri Recipe (Goan Kanyachi Bhakri)
Onion Bhakri or Kanyachi Bhakri is an authentic Goan bread recipe that is made for breakfast or as a tea time snacks. The Kanyachi Bhakri is very simple to make and can be served along with a mixed vegetable korma for breakfast, lunch or even a quick weeknight dinner.
Here are few other interesting Goan recipes which you can try.
Equipment needed :Skillet
- 1 cup Sooji (Semolina/ Rava)
- 1 Onion , finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons Fresh coconut , grated
- 1 teaspoon Jaggery , crushed
- 1/2 teaspoon Salt
- 2 tablespoons Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped
- 1 Green Chilli , finely chopped
- 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- Ghee , or oil to smear while cooking
How to make Onion Rava Bhakri Recipe (Goan Kanyachi Bhakri)
To begin making the Onion Bhakri Recipe (Goan Kanyachi Bhakri), we will first soak the rava in 1-1/2 cup of water for about 30 minutes. After about 30 minutes, drain the excess water using a fine mesh colander.
Add the soaked rava to a large mixing bowl and add all the ingredients and stir well to combine. Adjust the salt to suit your taste.
The next step is the cook the Onion Bhakri.
Grease and preheat a skillet over medium heat. Add one ladleful of batter onto the skillet and spread it just a bit to make a thick pancake. Turn the heat to low, cover the pan and cook the Onion Bhakri for about 5 minutes.
The process of covering the pan, allows the Onion Bhakri to steam cook and come together like a bread/pancake.
Half way through the cooking process, drizzle some ghee around the sides and the top. Once you notice the top is cooked a little, flip over the cook the Onion Bhakri on the other side. Cook until the Onion Bhakri is cooked through completely and is golden brown and crisp on both sides.
Serve the Onion Bhakri or Kanyachi Bhakri along with a mixed vegetable korma for breakfast, lunch or even a quick weeknight dinner.
I am originally from Goa. A Mom to a little daughter. A software engineer by profession and have a full time job at an MNC. I am a passionate food blogger who loves to cook, write about food, style it and click pictures of it. My recipes have been featured in Fortune Desi Bites, The Hindu - Young World and NDTV Good Times.