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Tikoni Khaja Mathri

Anjana Chaturvedi
10 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
15 People
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ABOUT Tikoni Khaja Mathri RECIPE

Trikoni Mathri or Namkeen Khaja – A crisp and layered savoury cracker made with refined flour and few spices.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Festive
  • UP
  • Snacks
  • Lactose Free

Ingredients Serving: 15

  1. 1 cup Refined flour / Maida
  2. 1 tbsp semolina / Sooji
  3. 2 tbsp cooking oil
  4. 1/2 tsp Clarified Butter / Desi ghee
  5. 1/2 tsp Carom seeds / Ajwain
  6. 1/2 tsp Peppercorns / sabut kali mirch crushed
  7. salt to taste
  8. Cooking oil or ghee to deep fry


  1. In a big bowl take refined flour, semolina ,salt, pepper, ajwain and mix well.
  2. Add cooking oil and rub it well with your fingers. Add water and make a medium stiff dough.
  3. Cover and let the dough rest for 15 minutes.
  4. Rub and knead it again and then make small equal size balls from the dough. Take a ball and roll to make a thin poori.
  5. Apply little ghee on half portion and then fold gently it to make half moon but don't press it.
  6. Then apply ghee on the half moon and then fold it again to make a triangle .
  7. Prick with a fork 2-3 places and then seal it by inserting a clove.
  8. In a deep wide pan add enough oil to deep fry.
  9. When it become medium hot then slide few mathris and then lower the heat.
  10. Deep fry till they become nice golden in colour.
  11. Drain on a paper napkin to absorb the extra oil.
  12. Store in a airtight container when they cool down completely.
  13. Serve with some pickle, chutney and tea.

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Nidhi Ashwani
Nidhi Ashwani   Feb-24-2018

Delicious... Will try this

Shobha Wadhwani
Shobha Wadhwani   Jul-13-2017


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