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Namkeen Mathri Recipe

Mathri Recipe

Crispy flaky crackers made by deep frying salted Plain Flour discs and enjoyed as a tea time snack.
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Recipe Info

Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Servings 25
Category Snacks
Cuisine Indian

Nutrition

Calories: 184kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g

Ingredients For Mathri Recipe
  

  • 3 Cups Maida (Plain Flour)
  • 1 Cup Sooji (Semolina)
  • 2 Teaspoon Ajwain (Carom Seeds)
  • 1-2 Teaspoon Salt, or to taste
  • 1 Cup Desi Ghee or Cooking Oil

Step By Step Instructions for Mathri Recipe
 

  • Take the maida (plain flour) in a wide vessel.
    3 Cups Maida (Plain Flour)
    Namkeen Mathri Recipe Instructions
  • Mix the sooji (semolina) with the maida.
    1 Cup Sooji (Semolina)
    Namkeen Mathri Recipe Instructions
  • Add ajwain (carom seeds) and salt according to your taste.
    2 Teaspoon Ajwain (Carom Seeds), 1-2 Teaspoon Salt, or to taste
    Namkeen Mathri Recipe Instructions
  • Then add molten desi ghee to the flour mixture.
    1 Cup Desi Ghee or Cooking Oil
    Namkeen Mathri Recipe Instructions
  • Mix well with your hands to coat the flour in the ghee completely.
    Namkeen Mathri Recipe Instructions
  • Add around 1 cup water in small increments to make a tight dough.
    Namkeen Mathri Recipe Instructions
  • Divide this dough into small equal portions.
    Namkeen Mathri Recipe Instructions
  • Shape the divided dough into small balls and place them onto a flat surface. Use a rolling pin to flatten them out into small puris around 3-4 inches in diameter.
    Namkeen Mathri Recipe Instructions
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry the mathris in batches till they turn light golden brown in color. Fry them on medium heat for the first few minutes and then turn the heat to low to allow them to cook from the inside.
    Namkeen Mathri Recipe Instructions
  • Remove the mathris from the oil. Drain the excess oil by placing the mathris on a kitchen roll.
    Namkeen Mathri Recipe Instructions
  • Mathris are ready. You can serve them immediately or store them for later use.
    Namkeen Mathri Recipe