Wednesday 2 July 2014


Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time : 20 minutes
Serves: 12
2 cups maida/all purpose flour
1 tsp ajwain/carom seeds
1 tsp crushed black pepper (optional)
1/4 tsp baking soda
2 tbsp ghee
salt to taste
oil for frying

  1. Seive the maida, cooking soda and salt together.
  2. Mix the carom seeds with the seived flour.
  3. Add  ghee and mix well with hands till you get a bread crumb like mixture.
  4. Add water and  knead a very tight dough.
  5. Keep the dough for rest under wet cloth for 10 minutes.
  6. Now make small balls out of dough ,grease these balls with some oil and roll out with the help of a rolling pin into thick chapatis.
  7. Cut the chapatis in peas sized strips.
  8. Pick up them with the help or knife and fry the matris in low to medium hot oil till browned and crisp.
  9. You can store them in a container when they are completely cool,they will become more crisp after they become cool.

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