Maida Savory/Crunchy Diamond biscuts

Maida savory /Maid Biscuit ,takes me to my childhood days wherein my mom always does these crunchy snacks for us to relish during evening returns on our school days.
I must say we would never stop munching these crunching snacks if we are before TV show.Well coming back to present, my little one really liked her first bite of these crunchy biscuits and asks me to prepare it.

Here is the Easy recipe of these diamond cut maida biscusts.
Maida Biscuts

  1. All purpose flour/Maida - 1 1/4 cup
  2. Ghee or butter -2 tbsp
  3. Cooking soda/baking soda - 1/3 tsp
  4. Chilli powder - 1 tsp
  5. Hing/Asafoetida -1/4 tsp
  6. Agvine-1tbsp
  7. Salt as needed
  8. Oil for frying

  • First mix  maida,  butter (or ghee) and cooking soda well with your hands as you add water and knead into a stiff but smooth dough.
  • Now add chilly powder,salt,agvine and knead well and keep it aside for 10 minutes closed with lid.
  • Roll it out just as you do for chapati (neither too thin nor thick)
  • Using a biscuit cutter/roller or even a knife, cut the dough into diamond shapes or squares. 
  • Heat oil and deep fry it in batches till golden brown.

You can munch them with ketchup/sauce of your choice.