Bajra aur Kaddu ka Chakka

Bajra aur Kaddu ka Chakka

Prep: 35 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: American

Begin your day on a healthy note with these delicious and healthy bajra and kaddu ka chakka


  • Pearl millet flour (kaddu ka atta) ½ cup
  • Whole wheat flour ½ cup
  • Red pumpkin (kaddu), grated 1 cup
  • Fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped 2 tbsps
  • Green chillies, finely chopped 2
  • Ginger, finely chopped 1 tbsp
  • Asafoetida 1 pinch
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil 1 tbsp + to cook
  • Lemon juice 1 tsp
  • Yogurt to serve
  • Pickles to serve


  • Take pearl millet flour in a mixing bowl, add whole wheat flour, pumpkin, coriander leaves, green chillies, ginger, asafoetida, turmeric powder, salt and very little water and knead all together into soft dough.
  • Add 1 tbsp oil and knead again. Add lemon juice and knead again. Cover with a damp cloth and rest for 10-15 minutes.
  • Divide the dough into small equal portions and shape them into balls. Dust each ball with a little dry flour and roll each ball into a small disc.
  • Heat a non-stick pan. Cook the discs, one at a time, drizzling a little oil over them and cook, turning sides till both sides are evenly done and golden.
  • Arrange them on a serving platter and serve hot with bowls of yogurt and pickles.