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Easy to make with maida and simple ingredients
Published On: 16 Sep 2011
English: All Purpose Flour
tamil: Maida Maavu
malayalam: Maida Mavu
telugu: Maida Pindi
kannada: Maida Hittu
for more details, click the name of the ingredient
English: Baking Powder
tamil: Baking Powder
malayalam: Baking Powder
telugu: Baking Powder
kannada: Baking Powder
hindi: Baking Powder
Punjabi: Marizha / Masho / Rangsbur
English: Cumin Seeds
tamil: Seerakam / Jeerakam
telugu: Jeelakara / Jidakara / Jikaka
hindi: Jeera / Jeeru / Safaid Jeera / Zeera / Shimai Shombu
Bengali: Jeera / Zeera / Safed Jira
Gujarati: Jeeru / Jiru / Safed Jiraun
Konkani: Jeerey / Jeren
Marathi: Jeera / Jeregire
Oriya: Jira / Jeera
Bengali: Laban / Noone
Mix maida, baking powder, salt, jeera, ajwain and chilly powder in a bowl.
Add butter and mix well. sprinkle water and knead it to a chappathi dough.
Keep aside and cover it with a lid.
After some time, make medium-sized balls out of the dough.
Roll into circular flat chapathis and cut vertically and diagonally with one inch space between each line.
Cris-cross to get diamond shapes.
Heat oil in a pan and deep fry these cuts until golden brown.
Crispy spicy diamond cuts are ready.
Cool and store it in air-tight containers.
Note:1)Good for tea-time snack and children snack-boxes.
Ideal for children & guests
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