Dhapate is a traditional Maharashtrian recipe,made using 3 types of flour,t is made in Maharashtrian homes since several generations and instantly connects one to childhood memories.
This multigrain roti and is made by mixing all the grain flour along with spices and vegetables.
This dish gets its unique name Dhapate( Pat or slap) from the way it is shaped by patting the dough with wet hand.
This is almost similar to Thalipeeth only difference is in thalipeeth bhajani is used which is roasted and here plain flours are used.
Traditionally dhapate are served with green chilli thecha.
2 cups Jowar Flour.
1 cup Wheat Flour.
1/2 cup Besan.
1 tsp Coriander Powder.
1/2 tsp Red chili Powder.
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder.
1/4 tsp Ajwain.
1 tbsp Garlic Green Chilli Paste.
1/4 cup Onion finely chopped.
2 tbsp Coriander Leaves finely chopped.
Oil to shallow fry.
In a bowl take jawar flour,add wheat flour, besan, coriander powder, red chili powder, turmeric powder,ajwain,salt, garlic-green chili paste, chopped onion and coriander leaves,mix everything well together.
Add a little water at a time and knead the dough like chapatti dough.Cover and let it rest for 10 mins.
Place a clean plastic sheet on a rolling board.Brush the sheet with little oil to avoid the dough from sticking.
Take a small ball of dough and make it even and smooth, place it over the plastic sheet.
Start patting gently to form a circle around 6″ in diameter,if the dough sticks to your hand grease your fingers with water or oil.
Heat up a griddle on medium heat.
Transfer the dhapata on the pan and make a small hole on the centre,brush oil on upper side and in the centre.
Spread a little oil along the edges too.
After cooking for about 2 minutes from one side flip it over spread oil on other side too and cook well from other side.
Remove in a plate, same way make more dhapate from the remaining dough.
Serve hot with green chilly thecha and curd.