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Sweet Diamond Cuts Recipe

Sweet Diamond Cuts Recipe with step by step pictures. This recipe is also known as maida biscuits and these diamond cuts are coated in sugar syrup which makes crispy and crunchy snack.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Festival Sweets
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 cups
Calories 210 kcal


  • 1 cup All Purpose Flour / Maida
  • Salt a pinch
  • 1 tbsp Ghee or Butter
  • Water as needed
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • ¼ cup Water
  • Oil for Deep Frying


  • Take flour, salt, ghee in a bowl and rub with your fingers till it resembles a coarse crumb. Add water slowly and knead to a dough.
  • Let it rest for 30 mins or so.
  • Now take a small portion of dough and roll it little thin. Now cut it into small diamond shape.
  • Heat oil for deep frying, drop the diamond in hot oil and fry till golden. Drain and set aside.
  • Now make the syrup. Heat sugar and water in a pan, mix well till sugar is melted, now boil it and cook till two string consistency. It will be thick.
  • Now add the fried diamond cuts in this and coat it well. As it cools the sugar will harden.
  • Cool this completely and store it in a air tight container. This stays good for 2 weeks..
Nutrition Facts
Sweet Diamond Cuts Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 210 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Sodium 2mg0%
Potassium 34mg1%
Carbohydrates 49g16%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 25g28%
Protein 3g6%
Calcium 5mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword festival sweets
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