Bakarkhani roti

Bakarkhani Roti

Course: Bread
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 337 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Bakarkhani roti is a traditional Bread from Bangladesh which was also popular in the awadh region but this recipe is getting lost with time.



  • 1/2 kg Maida
  • 1/4 cup Fine Sooji
  • 1/4 cup Ghee Plus more
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tbsp Poppy Seeds
  • 2 tsp Active dry yeast
  • Milk to knead the dough


  1. Mix maida, sooji, ghee, sugar, salt, cardamom powder, egg, poppy seeds and yeast in a bowl.
  2. Add milk slowly and knead to make a soft Chapati like dough.
  3. Knead the dough for 4-5 minutes.
  4. Cover and keep aside for 1 hour.
  5. Divide the dough into 12-15 equal balls.
  6. Take one ball and roll to make a 4 inch circle.
  7. Apply some ghee on top and fold to make a semicircle.
  8. Apply some more ghee and fold to make a triangle.
  9. Now fold this triangle to make a round again.
  10. Roll the round to a 5 inch disc and prick it with a fork all over.
  11. Arrange on a baking sheet.
  12. Pre heat the oven to 200 degrees C on Grill mode.
  13. Make all the bakarkhani's in the same way and gril for 10-12 minutes till slightly browned from top.
  14. Remove from oven and apply ghee on top.
  15. Serve hot with any curry of your choice.
Nutrition Facts
Bakarkhani Roti
Amount Per Serving
Calories 337 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 34mg11%
Sodium 300mg13%
Potassium 101mg3%
Carbohydrates 58g19%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 30IU1%
Calcium 28mg3%
Iron 3.4mg19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.