Mathri (Materi)

Cuisine : Indian
Calories : 30
Type : Vegetarian
Serving Size : 4
Course : Appetizer
Preparation Time : 40  Min

No Ingredient Quantity Measure Type
1 Maida 2 Cup
2 Ghee 2 Tablespoon
3 Salt to taste
4 Warm water 1/2 Cup
5 Oil
6 Ajwain (Carom seeds) 1/2 Teaspoon

Recipe Details
  • Mathri is a Rajasthani snack. It is a kind of flaky biscuits from north-west region of India. It is made from flour, water, and cumin seeds.

  • Cooking Instructions

    1. Sieve maida.
    2. In a bowl,mix maida, ajwain, salt, melted ghee.
    3. Add water gradually and mix well and knead into a stiff dough.
    4. Cover for 20 minutes.
    5. Divide the dough into 25 small portions and roll it with the rolling pin to form a puri shape of 3".
    6. It should be thicker than puri and roti and should be of the cookies thickness.(Like Macvites biscuits)
    7. Prick them with the fork so that it wont raise like puris.
    8. Heat oil in a frying pan and once its heated up,please reduce to low flame.
    9. Add mathris and when it turns golden,Flip to other side and take out when it becomes golden brown.
    10. Drain the excess oil completely.
    11. Allow it to cool for sometime.
    12. Store in air-tight container.

    Garnishing Instructions
    Not available

    Serving Instructions
    Serve with pickle and tea.

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