Saturday, February 8, 2014

Besani Mathri

Besani Mathri


Chickpea  Flour 1 cup
Fine Flour 1/2 cup
Carom Seeds 1 tsp
Black Peppercorns crushed
Red chilli flakes 1 tsp
Melted Ghee/ clarified butter
Oil for frying


Mix both the flours in a bowl .
Add carom seeds, black-peppercorns, red chilli flakes , clarified butter  and salt.
Mix it
Make smooth and soft  dough using warm water
Heat oil in wok over medium heat.
Divide the dough into small   balls.
Press each ball with your palm and roll in a circular shape.
When oil is hot put some mathris .
Fry these mathris on low flame till it is light golden brown and crisp.
Serve with hot cup of tea.
You can store them in a sterlized air tight container for month .


  1. Monica, how much ghee is added? and is the dough rested before frying or used immediately?
    Thank You for your fantastic recipes!!


    1. Thanks for the appreciation

      The ghee to be added is 2 tbsp. Yes thge dough is to be rested under damp cloth for an hour


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