Namkeen Mathri


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Relish mathri or indian savory crackers(fried flaky biscuits) with pickle or chutneys. Discover how to prepare mathris with our easy and quick punjabi mathri recipe.

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Namkeen Mathri recipe - How to make Namkeen Mathri

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  1. Sieve the flour, salt and crushed peppercorns in a bowl, add 2 tbsp melted ghee and rub between your palms until it resembles breadcrumbs.
  2. Add just enough water to the flour mixture and knead into a hard dough.
  3. Keep aside covered with a damp muslin cloth for at least half an hour.
  4. Divide the dough into small equal balls and roll out all the balls to make small thick puris of 3" diameter.
  5. Prick them all over using a fork and place a whole peppercorn at the centre.
  6. Heat ghee in a kadhai and deep fry the mathris till they turn golden brown and crisp.
  7. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  8. Cool and store in air-tight container.

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