Methi Jaggery Bhakari (Methi Sweet Chilla / Fenugreek Leaves Pan Cake)

Methi Jaggery Bhakari (मेथीची भाकरी)

Methi Jaggery Bhakari (Methi Sweet Chilla / Fenugreek Leaves Pan Cake)

This is a Goan / Konkani dish. Methi / Fresh Fenugreek gives a slight bitter taste to this sweet Bhakari / Pan Cake to make it delicious. This is a healthy and quick breakfast / snack dish.


Chopped Methi (fenugreek)Leaves 1 cup

Wheat Flour 1.5 cup

Rava (Semolina) Fine 4 tablespoon

Jaggery crushed 2 tablespoon

Green Chilly paste 1 teaspoon

Tamarind dry pulp ½ teaspoon or buttermilk 2 tablespoon

Turmeric powder (Haldi) ¼ teaspoon

Fresh Scraped coconut 1 tablespoon (optional)

White Sesame Seeds (Til)  1 tablespoon

Salt to taste

Oil / Butter 1 tablespoon


1. Mix all ingredients except oil/ghee in a bowl.

2. Add water as required and mix to get a consistency thicker than Bhajia / Pan Cake batter.

Bhakari batter

3. Heat a flat non stick Griddle (Tava).

4. Put 2 spoonful of batter on the griddle, take little water in the hand and spread the batter evenly by using the fingers.

5. Cover it with a lid and cook on medium flame.

6. After 2-3 minutes, put a few drops of oil/butter on Bhakari and flip it over.

7. Cook both sides to get light brown colour. Serve hot with Ghee (Clarified Butter) / Butter. This delicious Bhakari tastes good without Ghee / butter also.

Methi Jaggery Bhakari

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