Spicy Diamond Cuts RecipePrep Time : 12 minutes | Cook Time : 20-25 minutesRecipe Category : SnacksMakes 2 cups or moreIngredients
- Maida/All purpose flour 1 cup(i used unbleached APF)
- Red chilli powder 3/4 - 1 tsp
- Turmeric powder a pinch(optional)
- Baking Soda a pinch
- Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
- Omam/Ajwain seeds 1/4-1/2 tsp
- Salt to taste
- Oil 1.5 tsp + to deep fry
In a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients except oil and mix well.
Then add 1 tsp oil and mix the oil well with the flour-spice mix.
Once done, cover the dough with damp cloth or plastic wrap and let it rest for 10 minutes.
After the resting time, heat oil in a kadai to deep fry the biscuits.
Take the dough and knead for a minute and divide it into 3 equal balls.
Take a knife or pizza cutter, cut the dough into thin horizontal stripes.
Now cut them vertically to give you small diamond shapes. Slowly, remove them from the surface & keep them in a plate or tray to fry. Repeat with the rest of the dough.
Fry well on both side until they turn light brown & crisp.
Once done, remove from the oil using slotted spatula and drain the excess oil in paper towel.
That's it..Crispy & Crunchy Savory Maida Biscuits Ready. After cooling completely store it in an air tight container.
For less spicy biscuits, add 1/2 tsp chilli powder.
You can also use butter or ghee instead of oil to mix with the flour.