Maide ki Suhali (Fried Snacks)

Diwali has arrived and so does the preparations behind it. With variety of sweets and snacks, we see our mom’s keep twirling around the kitchen to serve us the best.

So, keeping Diwali in mind I am sharing one of the recipes from my Mom’s kitchen which is not only tempting but also served as a day to day snacks in our Indian family.  To know more, keep reading…

Ingredients you will need:

  • Maida (All-purpose flour): 500 gms
  • Atta (Wheat flour): 200 gms
  • Sooji (Semolina): 150 gms
  • Ajwain (Carom seeds): 1 tbsp
  • Sukhi methi k patte (optional): 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil (for kneading): 3-4 tbsp
  • Oil for deep frying


Method: (For Kneading)

  • Take a large bowl and sieve the Maida, Atta through it to remove any unwanted lumbs in them.
  • Then, add the sooji aloong with ajwain, methi leaves, salt and some oil.
  • Mix all the dry ingredients nicely until it absorbs all the oil.
  • Now, slowly add some water and knead a tough dough and wrap it will a wet cloth.
  • Keep it aside for half an hour.

( For Deep Frying)

  • Take out the dough, and check the texture.
  • Once its nicely firm, make small balls to make your suhali’s (See image)20161027_141744
  • On the other hand, set a heavy pan on flame and pour some oil into it, let it heat
  • Meanwhile, roll out some really small but thick chappatis20161027_141755
  • Then with the help of a fork, prick these chappatis, to let the suhali’s cook nicely and evenly from within.20161027_142221
  • Once, its done check the temperature of your oil. If it’s hot then place your rolled out chappatis into the pan and cook on high-medium flame until it turns golden brown.20161027_142844
  • Bring them out on the kitchen towel, and let them cool.
  • Your Maide ki Suhali is now ready to eat.20161027_144221
  • Serve it with your favourite pickle or as a tea time snack with your family and friends.

I hope, you all like it and shall this as well, for more such recipes and snacks don’t forget to Follow me to receive regular updates.

Till then, take care

Happy Dhanteras to all 🙂



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