Savory diamond cuts or salted maida Biscuits or maida chips is a great teatime snack. This is a very simple snack recipe prepared with all purpose flour, which is a kid’s friendly snack. Perfect snack dish to munch with a cup of tea or coffee. Quick and easy to prepare recipe with simple ingredients for festivals or any occasions.
Preparation time – 10 min
cooking time – 20 min
Serves – 5
All purpose flour – 250 gm
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Cooking soda – 1 pinch (optional)
Salt to taste
Oil to deep fry
Procedure to make or to prepare Maida chips –
Add all purpose flour, salt, cumin seed and soda in a bowl, toss it
Heat oil in a kadai, when it is hot take 1/2 ladle of hot oil, add it to the mixture and combine altogether.
Add water and prepare a stiff and soft dough to a chapati dough consistency.
Take a small portion of prepared dough, Dusting flour, roll out the dough into a circle (it should neither be thick nor thin).
Using a biscuit cutter or a sharp knife, cut it in the shape of diamond or squares. Transfer the cut dough to a plate and keep it ready for deep frying.
Turn the heat to medium and deep fry the cut dough in batches until both sides turn golden brown.
Once it is cooked the bubbling noise or bubbles stop and the biscuits will come to the surface. Once cooked remove from oil with a slotted ladle and drain it on a colander.
Once it cools, store it in an air tight container. It has a self life of 6-7 days. Enjoy as a tea time snack