Mathi Recipe

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How to make Mathi
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

About Mathi Recipe | Mathri Recipe: Ajwain flavoured batter of flour and semolina fried into bite sized snacks. A small savoury snack that tastes even better when accompanied by a hot cup of tea! Perfect for those tea-time breaks or even when serving some unexpected guests.

Ingredients of Mathi

  • 1 Cup Refined flour
  • 1 cup Semolina
  • 1/2 tsp Ajwain (thymol seeds)
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 cup Clarified butter
  • To mix Cold water
  • For deep-frying Oil

How to Make Mathi

  • 1.Mix the thymol seeds, salt semolina and flour together and rub the clarified butter in lightly so that the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  • 2.Knead into a stiff dough with cold water. Cover dough and set to rest in a cool place for at least 15 minutes.
  • 3.Roll out dough into . cm/1/8 in thick rounds, about 8 cms/3 in diameter, and prick these with a fork all over the surface, to prevent them from puffing up while frying.
  • 4.Heat the oil in a kadahi till a piece of dough dropped in, rises to the top at once. Then, put in as many mathis as will fit in comfortably. Turn once, and lower heat to medium.
  • 5.Fry the mathis till light brown on both sides. Lift out and place on absorbent paper.
  • 6.Fry the rest similarly, increasing heat before adding a fresh lot.
  • 7.Cool and store in an airtight container.
Key Ingredients: Refined flour, Semolina, Ajwain (thymol seeds), Salt, Clarified butter, Cold water , Oil