Methi Mathri in Microwave

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Methi Mathri in Microwave

By IFB | September 9, 2021

Prep Cook Time: 40 mins

Cooking Time: 16 mins

Servings: 4


  • 1½ cups whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup sooji/semolina
  • 2 tbsp kasuri methi
  • 1 tsp ajwain seeds
  • 1 tsp kalongi
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder or as required
  • 1-2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • salt to taste
  • 4 tbsp vanaspati
  • Water to knead dough

Methi Mathri Preparation:

  1. Take whole wheat flour& semolina in a mixing bowl.
  2. Mix in ajwain, kalonji, crushed black pepper, fennel seeds and salt.
  3. Add vanaspati to the flour and rub it nicely with fingers till the flour resembles bread crumbs and comes together when taken in fist.
  4. Now add kasuri methi. Knead till a soft but firm dough using icy cold water.
  5. Preheat the oven by selecting convection mode at 180*C.
  6. Divide dough into small lemon sized portion, flatten with hand a bit. Pinch these with fork so that the mathri doesn’t swell up while baking.
  7. Arrange the mathris on the baking plate. Bake them at 160*C using high rack for 16 mins.
  8. Once done let the mathris cool down completely, transfer to a glass jar, serve with evening tea.


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