Sunday, March 09, 2008

Diamond Cuts (Salted Version)

Tea time snack, that is Kids friendly and Easy to make.

Ingredients Needed:
1. Maida 3 1/2 cup
2. Oil 1 cup ( Or use 1/2 oil and 1/2 ghee)
3. Salt to taste
4. Sugar 1 tsp
5. Sesame seeds 2 tsp
6. Pinch of soda (Optional)
7. Water to knead.
8. Oil to fry
1. In a big bowl put Maida, Salt, Sugar, Sesame, Oil, Soda and mix well.
2. Knead with water. (Use minimum water possible.) It should be thick.(Like Puri dough)
3. Keep it aside for 30 minutes.
4. Roll into 1inch thick chappathis and cut into small squares.
5. Fry in hot oil till crisp.
6. Cool and store in air tight containter.

These Crispies can be enjoyed with Tea and anytime.


Daily Meals said...

Yes Menu Today, this is truely a kids friendly snack.

indosungod said...

This was a very popular snaack growing up but mostly the sweet version. Have to give it a try.

Asha said...

Yummy! I used to make these in India. Now I just cut and fry Tortilla, easy for me! :D

Anonymous said...

We love this too MT! Tastes great with a cup of coffee :-)

Madhoo.S.Gargya said...

Hi MenuToday!
I have been reading your blog for about a year now.I have tried out a number of your recipes and it all turned out excellent.This maida biscuit was one of my favorites that mom used to make during summer vacation.Thanks for sharing ur recipes!

Rama said...

Nice snack....Yummy...

Pooja said...

Yum yum yum... I can eat it all in a single sittign :))


I love this always!

Vcuisine said...

A real tea time treat MT. viji

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Linda said...

Friendly for kids of all ages, MT! I could have a plate now, looks so yummy! :):)

Bharathy said...

My kids love this snack!..
but did you say these are easy to make???!!!

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Kumudha said...

These are so addictive. Thanks for the recipe!

Thava said...

favourite snack during our school days. I have referring your blog for making sweets.. where are you these days?

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A&N said...

The snack looks really yummy and brings back memories of summer holidays :)

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