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Recipe for Mathri

Recipe for Mathri

(Ref: RCP225)

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Mathri is a popular Rajasthani snack item. Its a kind of flaky Biscuit - plain or stuffed. Tea served with Mathris along with spicy pickle tastes yum yum on a cosy afternoon!



Preparation Time:

30 min

Cooking Time:

45 min


All Purpose Flour - 1 Cup
 Semolina Flour - ¼ Cup 
 Salt - ½ tsp
 Ajwain - ¼ tsp
 Cumin Seeds - ½ tsp
 Oil - 2 tbsp
 Water - Slightly less than ½ Cup (use as required)
 Oil for frying


• Place all the ingredients except Water in a Mixing Bowl and mix well with hands.

• Add the Water little at a time and mix well to form a firm dough.

• Cover this and let it sit for atleast 15 minutes.

• Next divide the dough into 20 equal parts.

• Take each part of the dough and roll them into 2' circles.

• Prick each Mathri with a fork so that they do not puff while frying.

• Meanwhile heat Oil in a frying Pan, place few Mathris at a time in Oil and fry on medium heat until both the sides are light golden brown in colour.

• Drain on a Kitchen roll.

• Allow it to cool and store in an air-tight container.


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