Flaky biscuit is one of the most popular snacks in North India, and is part of most marriage or religious occasions like Karva Chauth and even as tea-time snack. It is basically made of flour, water, and cumin seeds. Today in Jai Ki Rasoi Se made “Crispy Masala Mathari”. It is served with mango, chilli or lemon pickle along with tea.

1. All Purpose Flour (Maida) – 250 Grams
2. Dry Fenugreek Leave (Kasuri Methi) – 1 Table Spoon
3. Finely chopped Green Coriander (Barik Kata Hara Dhaniya) – 1 Bunch
4. Caraway Seeds (Ajwain) – 1 Tea Spoon
5. Cumin Seeds (Jeera) – 1 Tea Spoon
6. Red Chilli Powder (Lal Mirch Powder) – 1 Table Spoon
7. Turmeric Powder (Haldi Powder) – 1 Tea Spoon
8. Ginger Garlic Paste (Adrak Lasoon Paste) – 1 Table Spoon
9. Cumin Powder (Jeera Powder) – 1 Team Spoon
10. Whole Spice Powder (Garam Masala Powder) – ½ Tea Spoon
11. Salt – According to Taste
12 Oil – As per Requirement


  • In bowl add all-purpose flour, red chilli, turmeric, cumin & whole spice powder,
  • Add ginger garlic paste, finely chopped green coriander, dry fenugreek leaves,
  • Add cumin & caraway seeds, 2 tbsp oil and salt to taste. Mix all ingredients
  • Knead a tight dough by adding water as per requirement. Rest the dough for 20 minutes
  • Divide the dough in equal portion. Place each portion on rolling board and slightly press it your palm and make a flat surface
  • Make pricks on both sides of the mathari by using fork
  • Heat oil in a kadai, once the oil is hot, add mathari. Fry them till they turn golden brown
  • Now the dish ready to be served with hot cup of Adrakwali Chai