Masala Mathri Recipe

Masala Mathri

Masala Mathri is one of the famous Indian snack dish, here two types of flours are blended in dry fenugreek leaves and cooked with fresh Indian spices.Masala Mathri

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15-20 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup wheat flour
  • 2 green chillies finely chopped
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seed powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 3/4 tsp pepper powder
  • 2 tsp dry crushed fenugreek leaves
  • 2 tbsp ghee/oil for mixing
  • 2 cups warm water to knead the dough
  • Salt to taste
  • Vegetable oil to deep fry

 How to make masala mathri :

  1. Sieve both the flours and add salt as per taste.
  2. In a big mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients very well.
  3. Melt the ghee in a saucepan and pour over the mixture.
  4. Knead the dough with warm water until becomes soft and stiff.
  5. Cover the dough and keep aside for 15-20 minutes, till it sets.
  6. Heat sufficient oil in a pan and in the meantime, knead the dough slightly with your hands.
  7. Take some oil in your palms, make small balls from the dough and roll out each ball into a thick puri/poori.
  8. Make all the puri’s in the same way and pierce them with fork or any spotted spoon.
  9. Dip few puri’s at a time in hot oil and fry from both sides till turns to golden brown.
  10. Drain on oil absorbent paper and serve hot with your morning or evening tea / coffee.


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