Skip to main content

Baked Wheat Mathri

atta mathris
If you love mathris and are looking for a perfect baked mathri recipe, here it is. As a Punjabi, I am fond of mathris, but hardly make them, since they have to be deep fried. Secondly the traditional mathri recipe uses maida or all-purpose flour and I tend to avoid white flour for all the good reasons that I have shared with you all many times.

Here is just a recap of the same:








Then I experimented with a few ingredients to come up with a healthier version of wheat mathris. Am I disappointed?

Not at all!

The best thing about baked mathris is they turn out really soft , contrary to popular belief that baked version could be harder than deep fried one :)

My previous baked salted crackers post has given me the confidence to go ahead with this experiment.I call them crunchy diet cookies.

Traditionally mathris have been made in Punajbi homes for special occasions, be it wedding ceremonies, birthday parties, karwa chauth, and birth of a baby. People would host lavish parties and invite guests for days to celebrate their happiness.

Ideally traditional chefs would be hired for the job of making sweets, savories, snacks and meals. They would dish out delicacies for everyone to enjoy. Mathris are one such snack that is found in every celebration in Punjab. So this Punjabi is too fond of the traditional snack.

You will find that this makes a crispy, crunchy mathri that you can present to guests as Diwali snack or even pack homemade mathris as Diwali gift for friends and relatives.

So here's presenting no maida mathri for your guilt-free indulgence.

Wheat Mathri Ingredients

1 cup- wheat flour
1/2 cup- suji
2 tbsp-besan
1 tsp- ajwain (carom seeds)
1 tsp- jeera (cumin seeds)
4 tsp - achaar oil (or any vegetable oil-  I used amla achaar oil to give the mathri a tangy taste)
Salt as per taste
Sesame seeds (til)
1/4 tsp- baking soda
1 pinch - hing (asafeotida)
Water to knead a stiff dough
Kasuri methi and any herbs and spices you may want

Baked Mathri Process
atta mathris


  1. Take wheat flour, suji, besan, and baking soda.
  2. Mix very well.
  3. Add salt, ajwain, jeera, and kasuri methi or any herbs you require.
  4. Add oil and mix.
  5. The dough would be like bread crumbs.
  6. Add water to knead a stiff dough.
  7. Cut into desired shapes.
  8. Bake the mathris for 16-18 minutes at 180 degrees.
  9. Enjoy wheat mathris guilt free!

Comments

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Popular posts from this blog

How To Make Weight Loss Cookies With Oatmeal, No Baking Powder

Who says you cannot munch on cookies when on a diet? Oc course, people will tell you thousand tales to avoid calorie-laden cookies. But what if cookies are homemade with the best of ingredients available?


Okay wait!

What does a weight loss regimen look like? What is the best food to eat on a diet?
Which foods are best avoided for weight loss?

Well, not a simple question, right?

Worry not! This blog will help you find the key to living healthy following a healthy lifestyle.
We live, eat, and talk healthy!!

It's anywhere, anytime health on our minds.
Of course, the only drawback is we do not breathe healthy, for there are so many pollutants in air these days that you cannot step out of your home without a burqa!! 

Anyway let's come back to the weight loss cookies recipe. Did I tell you this is a no baking powder cookie recipe?





If you are on a diet, one ingredient you MUST include in your meal plans is - oatmeal.
There is no substitute - trust me!
The fiber-rich oatmeal is a blessing for us …

Masala Cheese Crackers: How To Make Oatmeal Delicious

Do not be misled by the title here. Perhaps, these are minty masala crackers, but with a healthy twist. Of course, when you are here at Mercury IMP, you have got to be served with healthy recipes, right? What is healthy and what isn't healthy is one question that keeps you pondering. Of course, family health comes first, and you want your kids to eat healthy. Kids love everything cheesy, but cheese is not too healthy an option- but if you have active kids, every ingredient can be forgiving, for their physical activity can negate all the unhealthy features of an ingredient. Nevertheless, we will still be focusing on health and healthy ingredients here - with this simple recipe of minty cheese masala crackers.

Masala bottle gourd crackers with a healthy twist :)
Minty, cheesy, spicy crackers with the goodness of fiber! No maida of course!
Looking for a kid-friendly recipe of masala cheese crackers? Well, there is no cheese here per se, but the golden beauties are loaded with fiber.…

Eggless Butterless Whole Wheat Sponge With Jaggery

A whole wheat sponge, that too, with minimum ingredients? No, I am not kidding. This baked beauty before you is the result of a successful experiment with whole grains. I am glad about the results. Now I can make guilt-free cakes and rusks for my loved ones. I am so happy to share the result and recipe with you all.
I wanted to make it a vegan whole wheat sponge. Unfortunately, I did not have coconut milk or almond milk handy at that time, so I preferred to go with dairy milk. But I am sure the result should be the same (rather, more flavorful) with dairy-free milk. I could add plain water too, but reserved the thought for another baking session.


If you want to learn how to make almond milk or coconut milk at home, it is quite simple. I never buy these from the market; rather, prefer to make everything at home.


Here are the recipes to make almond milk at home.

You may want to check the recipe for coconut milk here.

So what makes this low fat cake so special?
Well, the eggless atta ca…

Authentic South Indian Recipes

Authentic South Indian Recipes
If you love south Indian food, do not leave without checking this page. Dedicated to Chitra Balachander, a south Indian homemaker, the page is all about taking a journey into her south Indian kitchen. Travel with me to her kitchen to savor traditional south Indian food.

North Indian Punjabi Recipes

North Indian Punjabi Recipes
If Punjabi recipes tempt your taste buds, then this page is a must-visit. Take a peep into Anita Chahal aunty's kitchen and see what authentic Punjabi food is all about. You will also find fusion recipes from Anita aunty's Punjabi kitchen. Not to mention, she has started to share OPOS recipes as well.