Green leafy are must have no matter what season it is! And I understand the struggles of consuming it can be real. The key is to inculcate them into recipes and dishes so you consume healthy snacks all the time.
Today’s recipe is the very salubrious Methi Mathri, aka Fenugreek Crackers.
Packed with iron, vitamins and crucial minerals, methi leaves have been known to correct digestive issues and cholesterol levels, diminishing inflammation inside the body and prevents kidney disease.
Methi Mathri is crispy, flaky and light golden delights. You can enjoy the all kinds of weather with some of these yummy crackers made with a mixture of all-purpose flour, spices and of course freshly chopped and roasted fenugreek and then deep fried.
Stop thinking, don your apron and let get to the kitchen and get started.
Another healthy mathri snack you should absolutely try is Palak Mathri.
How to make Crispy Methi Mathri
- 2 Cup All-Purpose Flour
- 1/4 Cup Cooking Oil
- 1/4 Cup Fenugreek leaves Finely chopped
- 1 tsp Black pepper Crushed
- 1 tsp Carom seeds
- Salt to taste
- Heat a pan and add oil.
- Once the oil is hot add freshly chopped fenugreek/methi.
- On a low-medium flame roast methi until it is crispy. Switch off the flame and let it cool down.
- In the next step add all-purpose flour in a mixing bowl, crushed black pepper, crush carom seeds in your palm and add it, salt to taste and mix all dry ingredients together.
- Next, add roasted methi along with the oil into the dry mixture and mix well with hands.
- Now add water accordingly to make a tight dough. Cover it with a lid and keep it aside for 10-15 minutes.
- After 15 minutes knead it again for a few seconds and prepare chakhla and a rolling pin.
- Now by taking a handful of dough in your palms flatten it and then roll it outwards on chakhla flattening it simultaneously.
- Now using a round cookie cutter cut through the roti and make several of these.
- Prick the round shapes with the help of a fork.
This crispy methi mathris are ready to be consumed. They have a great flaky and crispy texture and I am sure you and your folks will relish it too. Do try in your kitchen and let me know your feedback in the comments below.
Siddhi Panchal is a food blogger at CookingwithSiddhi and food aficionado who loves to cook. Her cooking skills cover a range of Indian and international cuisines. Her aim is to enable other food enthusiasts explore their love for food by helping them cook delectable dishes from India and around the world.