Mar 22, 2016

Methi Mathri Recipe - Crispy Methi Ki Mathri Recipe

Holi festival is around the corner and i decided to share few recipes for you to make on that special occasion. Even though we don't celebrate holi, i would love to celebrate each and every occasion through food.  You can check out my holi recipe collection here.

There are so many ways they make mathri, Today i am sharing you a methi version and it is really easy to make and it taste really crispy..

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you.

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Resting Time : 15 mins
Cooking Time : 2 to 3 min per batch
Makes : 12 to 15 mathri


All Purpose Flour / Maida - 1 cup
Kasuri Methi Leaves / Dried Fenugreek Leaves - 1 tblspn
Carom Seeds / Ajwain - 1/2 tsp
Black Pepper - 1/2 tsp crushed coarsely
Ghee / Clarified Butter - 3 tblspn
Salt to taster
Water as needed


Take all the ingredients except water in a bowl and rub with your fingers to incorporate ghee in the flour.

Add water slowly and knead it to a smooth dough. Cover and let it rest for 15 mins.

Now divide the dough into small balls and roll it out. Now flatten it out and make a indention in the center. Now use a fork to prick holes in the mathri.

Heat oil for deep frying, drop mathri in hot oil and fry it in a medium heat oil till golden.

Remove it and drain in some paper towel.

Cool it down and store it in a air tight container.

Take all your ingredients

Take flour in a bowl...this is refined flour / maida

add in kasuri methi leaves

add in carom seeds

add in salt

add in crushed pepper

add in ghee

rub it in the flour

add water slowly

knead to a dough..let it rest for 15 mins

divide it into small balls

take a ball

flatten it

make a indent in the center


prick with fork

drop in oil and fry on medium heat till golden

let it cook slowly

fry till golden, drain onto some paper towel


Store it in a air tight container for a week


  1. Hello, nice recipe. Can we put jeera instead of methi? Pls post some more mathri recipes.


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