Dhapate (Multi Grain Pan Cake)


Dhapate (Multi Grain Pan Cake)

This is traditional Maharashtrian snack / Breakfast dish from Nagpur region. You can call it Multi grain Thalipeeth. This is made by mixing different types of flour. Very easy, quick and healthy recipe.

Ingredients – makes 7-8 Dhapate

Jowar flour (Sorghum Flour) 1 cup

Ingredients of Dhapate
Wheat flour ½ cupRice flour 1 tablespoonAjwain (Carom Seeds) ½ teaspoonWhite Sesame seeds (Til) 2 tablespoonChilly powder /chilly paste ¼ teaspoonCrushed garlic 2-3 cloves (Do not make a paste of garlic; crush it coarse) OptionalTurmeric Powder ¼ teaspoonSaltChopped Coriander 1 teaspoon

Curd 2 tablespoon

Oil / Butter / Ghee (Clarified Butter) for roasting


1. Mix all ingredients and bind dough with warm water. Dough should not be too soft. We have to roll the dough. Knead the dough well. Let the dough rest for 10 minutes.

Dhapate dough

2. Take Tennis ball size dough, put it between 2 plastic sheets and roll it like paratha – little thinner than Paratha / Pan Cake. Sprinkle some jowar/wheat flour while rolling if mixture is sticky.

Rolll Dhapata using plastic sheets / butter paper
Dhapata rolled on plastic sheet

3. Roast it on a griddle with a few drops of oil or butter. Serve hot with curd or butter or chutney. It’s very tasty and filling.


1. You can omit Garlic if you don’t like it

2. You can onions (thin sliced)

3. You can add spring onions or Carrot or any other veggie of you choice.


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