Kasturi November 19, 2017

Mathri is a crisp flour biscuits flavored with carom seeds. Mathri is a famous snacks recipe from north India, especially from Rajasthan. Mathri served with tea or you can have it as a snacks. Make mathris for Diwali and also can store it for 10-15 days in air-tight container.


– 1 cup refined flour (maida)
– 1 tablespoon ghee
– Salt to taste
– 2-3 pinches bicarbonate of soda
– 1/4 teaspoon carom seeds (ajwain)
– Warm water for kneading
– Vegetable oil for deep frying

How To Cook?

1. Mix all the Ingredients (except water and oil) together. Knead into a pliable dough by adding enough warm water. Cover the dough and keep aside for 15 minutes.
2. Divide the dough equally into small portions. Roll out each into a 1″ wide, thick disc. Prick the surface with a fork and place over a clean cloth. Similarly, prepare the other portions.
3. Heat the oil in a frying pan; fry the discs, a few at a time, till crisp and golden on both sides. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain the excess oil on absorbent kitchen towels.
4. when cool, store in airtight containers.

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4-6 Persons