Mathari | Methi Mathari | Masala Mathari

Prep time
20 min
Cooking time
30 min
Cousine / Course
Indian Snacks
Servings

Ingredients : Methi Mathari

  • पीठ/ आटा / Chapati Flour – 1 cups
  • रवा / सुजी / Semolina – 1/2 cup
  • मैदा / White flour – 1/2 cup
  • ओवा / अजवाइन / Ajwain -1/2 tsp
  • कलोंजी / Nigella seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • मीरे पूड / काली मिर्च/ Pepper powder – 1/4 tsp
  • मीठ / नमक / Salt – 1 tsp
  • तूप / घी / Ghee – 2 tbsp
  • Oil for frying

Instructions – Sweet Shankarpali

  1. Take mixing bowl, add wheat flour, sooji, white flour, Ajwain/carom seeds, nigella seeds, pepper powder, salt, kasoori methi, mix well
  2. Now add hot ghee, mix well, rub ghee with flour for 4-5 min
  3. Add little water at a time, mix well, knead to tight dough, required around 1/2 cup water
  4. Cover and set aside for 25-30 min
  5. After 30 min, divide dough in small pieces
  6. Now take one piece smooth by rolling in palms and spread it flat on fork press it and roll backwards
  1. Repeat for all pieces
  2. Heat oil for frying on low-medium, drop mathari pieces in oil, turn occassionally to get even cook
  3. Fry till light golden and crispy

Ingredients : Masala Mathari

  • मैदा / White flour – 2 cup
  • मीठ / नमक / Salt – 1/2 tsp
  • जीर / जीरा / Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • हळद / हल्दी / Turmeric – 1/4 tsp
  • तिखट / लाल मिर्च / Chilli powder -1/2 tsp
  • काळ मीठ / कला नमक / Pink Salt – 1 tsp
  • Citric acid – 1/2 tsp
  • साखर / शक्कर / Sugar – 1/4 tsp
  • ओवा / अजवाइन / Ajwain / Carrom seeds – 1/4 tsp
  • कसूरी मेथी / Dried fenugreek leaves-1 tspsesame
  • तीळ / तील / Sesame seeds -1 tsp
  • तेल / Hot Oil – 3 tbsp
  • Oil for frying

Instructions – Salty Shankarpali

  1. Take white flour in mixing bowl, add salt, cumin seeds, turmeric powder, chili powder, pink salt, citric acid, sugar, carom seeds, dry fenugreek leaves, sesame seeds mix well
  2. Now heat the oil, add hot oil to flour, mix with a spoon to handle hot oil, now rub oil with flour and make sure there are no lumps
  3. Use little water at a time to make dough, make a tight dough
  4. Cover and rest dough for 30 min
  5. Now make 5-6 equal portion, take one portion roll the dough flat and make thin roti
  6. Spread little oil on roti and dust with little flour
  7. Now roll the chapati to pipe and roll-stretch a little with palms
  8. Cut roll in small pieces, roll each roll to flat
  1. Heat oil for frying on low-medium, drop mathari in oil, turn ocassinally to get even cook
  2. Fry till light golden
  3. Masala mathari are ready!

Tips

  1. Rubbing hot oil/ghee with flour throughly helps get crispy and khasta mathari
  2. Fry on low- med heat to get even cook from inside
  3. Make mathari design of your choice
  4. Store in airtight container for prolonged crispness

How to serve

  1. Serve as Diwali snack
  2. Serve as tea Time snack

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