Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Holi festival delights Namkin and Mathri from my moms kitchen

Its almost holi time ,everyday there is some festive cooking going on in our kitchen,from past two days Mathris and Namkins is being fried , todays post gonna be Holi Special post ;-)
First recipe is of
Recipe name NAMKIN
Recipe source my mother
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 30 mins (depends on the quantity)
Recipe category snack
one kg all purpose flour
water to knead the dough
salt as per taste
asafoetida pinch
carom seeds two tbsp
Mix three to four tbsp of refined oil in the flour 
mix to the consistency that ball can be made of the dough by hand
add salt,asafoetida and carom seeds
slowly add water and knead smooth dough
keep aside.
with the help of rolling pin and pastry board roll out the dough 
pierce through the rolled out dough with help of fork
cut in one direction with help of knife
and then in opposite direction 
heat oil in wok
once oil is hot lower the flame 
and fry the nimkis till brown in colour
they can be shaped out in diferent shapes too with the help of cookie cutter .
Second recipe is of Mathri
for mathri dough diffrence is addition of chickpea flour and red chili powder while kneading the dough.
 rest all steps remain the same,..
Event entry
Srivalli is on with Kids delight event and the theme this month is Wholesome Snacks so the mathri and nimki are off for her event
Priya is on with Hearts for St.Valentines event heart shape nimkis are off for her event
and to my own event Lets celebrate with colours  
thats all frens,,,enjoy cee u all soon till thn happy blogging,..:-)


Asha said...

I LOVE LOVE Mathri, but I never had the right recipe to make it home until now. Thanks so much. I buy Haldiram's Mathri, love them! :)

Saraswathy Balakrishnan said...

Thanks for visiting my blog and u got a nice space too..will go tru every one as soon as i'm well..btw these namkin looks very crispy and a perfect snack with a cup of masala tea:)

Rachana said...

I love Mathri's...thanks for posting the recipe dear!

priya said...

new to me...interesting n inviting!

Namitha said...

Mathri is my hubby's's been a long time since I had this...thanks for reminding :-)

Sayantani Mahapatra Mudi said...

Mathri Mathri you reminded my hostel days when we snacked on mathris and pickles. ovely post dear. perfect for the season.

Cham said...

Like the mathri and the cute heart shape!

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

MAthris are tempting, we make it the first way the second one is new to me!!! Looks very perfect and love the heart shaped ones!!!

Padma said...

I Love mathri... usually buy some from stores here. Yours look so crispy and perfect. Yummy snack :)

Priya Suresh said...

Crispy namkin and mathri looks fantastic, its has been ages i had mathri...cute heart shape snacks, thanks for sending dear..

Unknown said...

i love mathri..looks deliicous..

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