Methi Mathri is a savory flaky and crispy tea time snack that brings back memories of childhood. They are ideal preparations for the festive season too. Here is how to make Methi Mathri Recipe.

Methi Mathri

Course: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 10 people
Calories: 147 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Methi Mathri is a savory flaky and crispy tea time snack that brings back memories of childhood. They are ideal preparations for the festive season too. Here is how to make Methi Mathri Recipe.

 

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups Maida/ All purpose flour
  • 1 tsp Sooji/ Semolina
  • 2 tbsp Kasuri Methi
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Ajwain/ Carom seeds
  • 1/4 cups Cooking Oil Plus for frying
  • Warm water for kneading

Instructions

  1. Add maida, sooji, methi, salt, ajwain and 1/4 cup oil in a bowl.

  2. Mix well with your finger tips.
  3. Add warm water and knead to make a tight dough.

  4. Cover and keep the dough aside for 10 minutes.
  5. Make small balls from the dough and press them tightly between your palms to flatten them.

  6. You can also roll the mathris slightly with a rolling pin. If rolling them to make thin mathri, then prick them with a fork all over.

  7. Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan.
  8. When the oil is hot, add the mathri and simmer the heat.

  9. Do not overload the pan. Fry the mathri in small batches.

  10. Fry the mathris on low heat till lightly golden brown from both the sides.

  11. Increase the heat and fry the methri until nicely browned.

  12. It will take 15-20 minutes to fry one batch.
  13. Remove the fried mathris on a tissue lined plate.
  14. Cool and store in an airtight container for up to 15 days.

Recipe Notes

Always fry the methi mathri on low medium heat otherwise they will not cooked from the centre.

Store the mathri in a  container only once they are completely cooled.

Nutrition Facts
Methi Mathri
Amount Per Serving
Calories 147 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 467mg20%
Potassium 39mg1%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 6IU0%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 12mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.