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Maida biscuits


Cuisine Style:Maharashtra , India | Preparation & Cooking Time: 20 min | To Serve: 4 | Type: Sweet, dessert, diwali special sweet, holi

Ingredients

  • All purpose flour / Maida / Wheat flour– 1 cup
  • Ghee or butter– 1 ½ tbsp
  • Green cardamom – 3
  • Sugar – 4 tbsp
  • Milk – 2 tbsp [boiled, cooled]
  • Water as needed
  • Salt a pinch
  • Oil & ghee for deep frying

Preparation

  • Break the cardamom shell and take out the seeds.
  • Grind to fine powder (Use pinch of sugar along with seeds and scratch using chapathi roller on any rough surface)
  • In a bowl add all purpose flour, salt, ghee, milk, & 3 tbsp of sugar cardamom powder mix well.
  • Add water knead it make soft dough. Then cover it & leave it for 15 to 20 min.
  • Sprinkle flour & roll out into thick chapatti.
  • Cut into strips first & then cut in to diamond shapes & leave it for 5 min.
  • Heat oil & ghee in a pan then deep fry till golden brown on low to medium hot oil [Apr x 3 to 4 min].
  • When it is ready take it out & drain on an absorbent paper.
  • Then sprinkle 1 tbsp of powdered sugar cardamom over the biscuits mix well & let it cool.
  • Store it in an airtight container and use within 5 days.

How to make Maida biscuits-Step by step photos

Maida or all purpose flour-1 cupMaida or all purpose flour-1 cup

In a bowl add maidaIn a bowl add maida

Add ghee or butterAdd ghee or butter

Add pinch of saltAdd pinch of salt

In a mixer jar add sugar & peel off the cardamom skinIn a mixer jar add sugar

Add cardamom seeds & grind to fine powderAdd cardamom seeds grind to fine powder

Sugar cardamom powder is readySugar cardamom powder is ready

Add sugar cardamom mixtureAdd sugar cardamom mixture

Add waterAdd water

Boil milk let it coolBoil milk let it cool

Add milk mix well, knead it & make soft doughAdd milk mix well, knead it & make soft dough

Maida biscuit dough is readyMaida biscuit dough is ready

Sprinkle flour, roll out into thick chapattiSprinkle flour roll  out into thick chapatti

Cut into stripesCut into stripes

Then cut into diamond shapesThen cut into diamond shapes

Heat pan add oil and ghee for deep fryingHeat pan add oil and ghee for deep frying

Maida biscuit thickness & shapeMaida biscuit thickness & shape

Add diamond pieces & deep fry on medium hot oilAdd diamond pieces & deep fry on medium hot oil

Half fried, deep fry till crisp and golden brownHalf fried, deep fry till crisp and golden brown

Once its ready & perfectly fried take it out from oil then drain on an absorbent paperOnce its ready & perfectly fried take it out from oil

Sprinkle powdered sugar cardamom mixture toss gently & let it cool then store it in an airtight container use with in 5 daysSprinkle powdered sugar cardamom mixture toss gently

Maida sweet biscuits inside / Middle view [Perfectly fried]Maida sweet biscuits inside / Middle view [Perfectly fried]

Maida diamond sweet biscuitMaida diamond sweet biscuit

Maida sweet biscuitsMaida sweet biscuits


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