Salted maida biscuits I maida chips recipe

Recipe Categories: Snacks

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

Ingredients –


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.

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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.

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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.

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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 :)

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