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Thursday, August 5, 2010

Spinach Crakers (Palak Mathri)

Mathris are very popular snack throughout North India,There are so many ways to make and varieties of mathris ,in fact every household have their own recipe of this delicious snack .Specially in Uttar Predesh you will found  mathris in almost every house.
This is kind of comfort snack also because you can store it almost for a month or so.Take it along while you are traveling or for picnic ,or just for munching at home with a cup of tea and pickle............


Ingredients-

All Purpose flour - 2 cups
Fine Semolina - 1/2 cup
Spinach  - 1 bundle
salt to taste
carom seed- 1/2 tbsp
Chilly flakes- 1/2 tsp
Oil- 1/4 cup for dough
oil for frying

Method-

1-Wash and clean the spinach and make puree of it in blender,keep it aside.
2-For dough mix All purpose flour ,semolina ,salt,carom seed,chilly flakes with 1/4 cup of oil.
3- Then add pureed spinach slowly to form a stiff dough,add little water if needed.(the dough should be stiff and not like chapati dough)
4- Leave it for at least 1/2 an hour to rest by covering it with a damp cloth.
5-Knead the dough again and divide the dough into small parts.
6-Heat oil for frying on medium heat.
7-Roll the dough into small rounds with rolling pin and prick them with fork so that they will not puff up while frying.
8-Fry these mathris on medium heat till golden brown and take them out on paper towel.
9-Let them cool off little bit and store in a airtight container,they will be fresh for about a month.

3 comments:

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Love the look and how spicy they sound :)

TREAT AND TRICK said...

Hi...sounds interesting, looks crispy and delicious....

divya said...

Wow dear, Loooooooooooooooove the presentation. I am simply drooling over those crakers...