Masala Mathri, How To Make Mathri

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मसाला मठरी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें 

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Crispy and flavourful, Masala Mathri can be prepared quite easily with readily available ingredients like plain flour, carom seeds and cumin seeds, and so on.

A tablespoon of melted ghee, added to the dough, helps impart a flaky crispness to this delectable snack. You can make the mathris in bulk and store in an airtight container to serve with tea whenever required.

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Masala Mathri, How To Make Mathri

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 5 mathris
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  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a stiff dough using enough water.
  2. Divide the dough into 5 equal portions.
  3. Roll out one portion of the dough into a 100 mm. (4”) diameter circle.
  4. Pinch the edges of the rolled mathri to form a design. (as shown in image 1)
  5. Prick the mathri with a fork at regular intervals. (as shown in image 2)
  6. Repeat steps 3 to 5 to make 4 more mathris.
  7. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai and deep-fry 3 mathris at a time, on a medium flame for 8 to10 minutes or till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  8. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  9. Repeat step 7 to deep-fry 2 more mathris in one more batch.
  10. Serve or store in an air-tight container.

RECIPE SOURCE : Rajasthani CookbookBuy this cookbook

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Masala Mathri, How To Make Mathri
 on 02 Aug 16 07:25 PM

I made this recipe and it came out well!! However the matris became soft(lost crispiness) in 2 -3 days despite storing in an airtight container! What could be wrong ? Also do we need to add baking soda to the dough ? Does it help in anyway ?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Sandya, Make sure the flame you are deep-frying is medium and not slow or high, that is very imp.
03 Aug 16 08:44 AM
Masala Mathri, How To Make Mathri
 on 01 Apr 16 05:27 PM

Hi , Made masala mathri . Came out well . When done it was crispy but after some time it became very soft - Kind of soggy . Should it be very thin and deep fried ?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Akila, Make sure you do not deep-fry on a high flame as mentioned, keep the flame to medium they will always remain little crispier..
02 Apr 16 01:24 PM
Masala Mathri, How To Make Mathri
 on 01 Apr 16 02:47 PM

Hi,I enjoyed this recipe really very much ...Turned out very well ??My daughter loved it !!
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Shruti , we are delighted you and your daughter loved the Masala Mathri recipe and it came out perfectly. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback. Happy Cooking.
01 Apr 16 03:48 PM