Mathris or Mathis are the perfect anywhere, anytime snack. They taste really nice with a hot cup of tea.


3/4 cup all purpose flour/maida
1/4 cup semolina/sooji
2 tbsp clarified butter/ghee
1/2 tsp chilli flakes
1/4 tsp roasted cummin/jeera powder
1/4 tsp crushed black pepper
1/4 tsp black seasme seeds
1tsp kasuri methib
1/2 tsp salt
cookie cutter of different shapes
Oil to deep fry


  1. Mix all the above ingredients nicely except ghee
  2. Then add ghee and mix it nicely to get a crumbled texture.
  3. To this add water as required to make it a firm dough
  4. Let it rest for 1/2 hr
  5. Heat oil in a pan for deep fry
  6. Divide the dough in 3-4 ball, spread with roller and cut small circles with a cookie cutter or make tiny puri and prick them with a fork so that they do not puff up.154155
  7. Fry in medium flame until crispy golden brown , then take them out and spread on tissue paper to remove excess oil.156
  8. One they are cool completely store in airtight container and enjoy.157

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