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maida thatati recipe

maida thatati recipe
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Starters
Cuisine: Indian, Tamilnadu cuisine
Servings: 3 cups thattai
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 1 cup maida
  • 3/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp crushed peppercorns
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • salt to taste


  • In a mixing bowl, add Maida, cumin seeds,freshly ground peppercorns, Butter, salt to taste.
  • Crumble them in flour. i.e., mix the butter with flour
  • Add water to make a firm dough
  • take a small portion out of it and make a ball
  • flatten it to a thin big disc and
  • cut small even sized rounds out of it.
  • remove extra dough
  • prick all over the disc with the knife
  • take it and fry it in hot oil in medium flame
  • keep turning sides until both sides are brown
  • strain it in paper towel
  • Once cool, store it in air tight container. Can be used for 1-2 weeks.