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Matri Recipe

Matri is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 28 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 3
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 1 cup - plain flour
  • 1 tbsp - Ghee or oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 2-3 pinches - soda bicarb
  • 1/4 tsp - ajwain seeds
  • Warm water for kneading
  • Oil for deep frying
  • How to Make Matri:

    1. Mix all ingredients, except oil for deep frying and water.
    2. Add water little by little kneading into a pliable dough.
    3. Cover and keep for 15 minutes.
    4. Break into small portions, roll in 1 inch wide rounds.
    5. Make it a little thicker than puris. Prick with a fork.
    6. Heat oil in a frying pan, add a few matris.
    7. Fry till lightly golden, flip side and repeat.
    8. Drain and cool to allow to become crisp.
    9. Store in an airtight container.


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