Matthiaa / Mattri



2 tbsp sooji
1 cup of maida flour
1 cup of normal roti flour
1 tsp ajwain seeds
1 tsp salt
1/4 cup of oil
Lukewarm water
Oil for frying


Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl

Add the oil and mix by hand

Mix the dough so that it is not too hard or too soft, using small amounts of the warm water

Cover the dough and leave for half an hour

For matthiaa, thinly roll small balls of dough and prick with a fork or knife to fry a few at a time on a medium heat

For mattri, roll 6/7 big balls of dough one at a time and thinly cut into small shapes, prick each one and then fry one batch at a time

Enjoy this popular Indian snack at any time with a nice cup of chai