Did you know that this thick and sweet Kashmiri bread dates back to the Mughal era? Watch on as Maria Goretti teaches how to prepare the famous Bakarkhani. Sit back and enjoy the recipe.
Bakarkhani Recipe by Chef Maria Goretti

- Indian


- 2

Cooking Time

-15 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 15-17 Min


  • For Bakarkhani: 2 eggs
  • 130 gm butter
  • salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 140 gm all-purpose flour
  • water
  • 1 egg wash
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
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  1. 1

    Procedure to make Bakarkhani: In a bowl add eggs, butter, salt, sugar, refined flour and mix it.
  2. 2

    Add water and prepare a dough.
  3. 3

    Prove the dough with a piece of cloth for 30 - 35 minutes.
  4. 4

    Using a rolling pin roll out the dough.
  5. 5

    Brush butter over it and fold it into half , Repeat the process until the dough is covered with butter.
  6. 6

    Roll out the dough again and brush butter on it.
  7. 7

    Apply egg wash, add sesame seeds and bake it in a preheated oven at 200' C for 12 - 15 minutes.
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Maria Goretti


Maria Goretti dons many hats – TV anchor, model, dancer, chef and an award-winning author. She kickstarted her career as a VJ and toured with musicians around the world, while audiences came to love her as a warm and friendly face on TV. In 2011, she pursued her passion for baking and cleared a Cordon Bleu certificate course in food and baking at the Tante Marie School of Cookery, UK, run by Gordon Ramsay, with top honours. Soon after, she dabbled with writing and published a cookbook ‘From My Kitchen To Yours’ that was recognised as the best television chef book in English by a popular chef at the Gourmand World Cookbook in 2017. With television being one of her foremost passions, she has hosted several food shows that explore the intricacies of cooking. On Living Foodz, Maria’s show ‘I Love Cooking’ garnered high praise, and more recently ‘I Want To Bake Free’ is dedicated to those who love breads, cakes, cookies, savouries and everything else in the universe of baking.

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