Friday, January 19, 2007

Methi Thattai

Methi Thattai

Crispy Thattai added with Methi flavour.
Very good for Diabetic patients.
Delicious Tea time Snack.

Ingredients Needed:
1. Maida 1 cup
2. Wheat Flour 1 cup
3. Besan 1 cup
4. Finely chopped chillies 1 tsp
5. Salt to taste
6. Ghee 1 tablespoon
7. Turmeric Powder 1/2 tsp
8. Hing
9. Finely chopped methi leaves 1 cup
10. Sesame seeds 2 tsp
11. Coriander Powder 1 tsp
12. Red Chilli Powder According to taste.
13. Water to knead the dough.
14. Oil for deep frying

1. In a bowl add No1 to 12 and mix nicely with hands.
2. Sprinkle some water and knead stiff dough.
3. Make a big Chappati and cut with biscuit cutter and prick each small circle with fork.
4. Deep fry in hot oil till crisp.
5. Cool it and store in an air tight container.

# Don't Resist this. Enjoy the Crispy, Tasty Methi Thattais.


Sia said...

wow... Methi Thattais looks absolutely delicious... i am going to make them as soon as i get some fresh methi leaves... i have some frozen tucked in my freezer but i guess u need fresh ones for this...

FH said...

MT! There is not one thing I didn't like in your blog girl.I love this too.Methi Thattais looks mouthwatering!Thanks.

Seema Bhat said...

Menu Today, love these methi thattias. We call it methi vade. It just snowed here and you can imagine how nice it will be to have something crisp like this

Krithika said...

Looks delicious ! Perfect with tea.

Unknown said...

I love thattai..Methi in tattai is new to me.Looks crispy and delicious.Would love to try this..
Thanks for sharing the recipe MT.
BTW, just wanted to let you know about AFAM-Banana event.I know it's last minute, but i would be glad if you could participate.

Anonymous said...

Wow.looks yummy, can we shallow fry like alu tikki??

Ultimate Foodie said...

Hi MT...I have made thattais using rice flour and urad dal;the idea of using besan,wheatflour and maida is completely new! and the results look very tempting..thanks for sharing!

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

hey this looks so cripse and crunchy.thanks for sharing.I can eat up atleast 3-4 at once i feel.Thanks for sharing

Lakshmik said...


Nice recipe. I earlier tried baking methi biscuits - a recipe from Shammi's blog. Came out well.

USHA said...

Hi MT,
I use to make thattai wth pottu kadai and rice flour..this is new ,especially with methi leaves,,,

I'm planning to make any hot snack for this chill weather, letme try this this time...

Anonymous said...

These thattais make an excellent snack with a hot cup of masala chai. Nice picture,MT.

Its very similar to Pappu Chakkalu, an andhra style snack.

Viji said...

Wow MT feel like taking it from your photo itself. Very nice. Will try soon. Viji

Anonymous said...

OH!!!!! my favourite snack!!!!! Lovely MT :)

Anonymous said...

Oh MT... your crispy methi thattais are sooooooo tempting...wonderful! Look forward to trying these, thanks! :)

Menu Today said...

Hi Padmaja,
If your shallow fry it will taste like paratha or kakra. Deep fry to get better result.

Shah cooks said...

I like methi thepla so I am sure I would like this. How long does it stay fresh?

Meena Kandlakuti said...

methi mother do this but I don'nt remeber wheather she use to add this or not.I just love this hurb.Methi is my all time fav.Thanks for sharing MT.

Latha said...

Wow Menu today, methi thatai looks so yummy! Feel like grabbing one form your plate :-)

Bong Mom said...

The methi thattais look great MT. Nice way to incorporate Methi

Menu Today said...

Hi Sia,
Fresh ones give better results, You can try with frozen also. Thanks for visiting.

Hi Asha,
Thanks for your kind words.

Hi Seema,
Thanks a lot. Keep visiting.

Hi Kirthika,
You r welcome here for tea!!! Thanks.

Hi Maheshwari,
Thanks for visiting me. For next AFAM surely I will participate.

Hi UF,
Usually in our house also we make with rice flour.I tried this method. It came out really well. Thanks.

Hi Sowmya,
You can take everything:-) Thanks for visiting.

Hi lakshmi,
I too want to try that methi biscuit. Thanks a lot.

Hi Usha,
Please do let me know when you make this. Thanks.

Menu Today said...

Hi Sailaja,
My mother makes with rice flour. I agree with you, this is an excellent snack. Thanks a lot.

Hi Viji,
U have beautiful collection of recipes in your blog. When you make this you will like it. Thanks,

Hi Coffee,
Thank u very much.

Hi Linda,
Please do let me know the out come of it. Thanks.

Hi MG,
It will stay good for 10 days. Store in a air tight container. Thanks.

Hi Meena, latha and Sandeepa,
Thanks a lot.

Nidhi said...

Wonderful recipe MT...use of fresh methi makes it even more yummy in taste, but can we make it with frozen ones??

Unknown said...

Methi Thattis looks perfect..thnx for sharing!!!best evng snack in winter with a cup of warm tea!!!:)

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Anonymous said...

i tried the recepie but it didnt out well rather it was hard ...though i added ghee as per mentioned..but i didnt get the desired one ...i m sad..