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Masala mathri crackers

Masala mathri crackers


These spicy and crispy crackers are often made during holy festivals like Diwali or Holi

  • Feeds 16 Feeds 16
  • Ready in 25 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    626kj 149kcal
  • Fat
    Med 8%
  • Saturates
    Med 9%
  • Sugar
    Low 1%
  • Salt
    Low 0%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 20g

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  • 250g wholemeal flour
  • 250g Co-op plain white flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp carom or caraway seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp crushed black pepper
  • 2 tbsp ghee or Co-op unsalted butter
  • 100ml Co-op pure vegetable oil
  • Chutney, to serve (optional)


  1. Sieve both the flours and the baking powder into a large bowl
  2. Then add the carom and cumin seeds, and black pepper
  3. Add the ghee and 150ml water, then knead into a firm dough
  4. Tear off plum-sized pieces and roll into balls, then gently flatten with your hand to a thickness of about 5mm
  5. Alternatively, roll out all the dough on a floured surface to a thickness of 5mm, then cut out with a round biscuit cutter
  6. Heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium heat and fry the mathri, in batches if necessary, until golden
  7. Drain on kitchen paper and serve with a tangy chutney, such as mango, if you like

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