Crisp flour biscuits flavoured with carom seeds (Matrl)

Crisp flour biscuits flavoured with carom seeds (Matrl)

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Servings: 2
Calories: 249


  • 3 1/2 oz Refined flour maida
  • 1 tbsp Ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 pinches Soda bicarbonate
  • 1/4 tsp Carom ajwain seeds
  • Warm water for kneading
  • Vegetable oil for deep-frying


  • Mix all the ingredients (except water and oil) together. Knead into a pliable dough by adding just enough warm water. Cover the dough and keep aside for 15 minutes.
  • Divide the dough equally into small portions. Roll out each into a l inch-wide, thick disc. Prick the surface with a fork
  • and place over a "clean cloth. Similarly, prepare the other portions.
  • 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.
  • When cool, store in airtight containers.
Calories: 249 kcal
Carbohydrates: 38 g
Protein: 5 g
Fat: 8g
Saturated Fat: 5 g
Cholesterol: 19 mg
Sodium: 412 mg
Potassium: 53 mg
Fiber: 2 g
Sugar: 1 g
Calcium: 7 mg
Iron: 2 mg
Cuisine Indian
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