Masala Palak Mathri Recipe

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Masala Palak Mathri is a savoury snack which is deep fried on low flame to crispy and melt in mouth texture. Mathri are usually made during festivals or occasions from all purpose flour and spices. In this Mathri Spinach Leaves and spices are used to give it a new variation. It is very delicious and is perfect for tea time snacks. Very easy to make this mathris can be made in any shapes you please - round, diamond, square, etc. Do try it this festival season!

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1 cup chopped spinach leaves
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp carom seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 tsp turmeric
1 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp salt or to taste
1/4 tsp garam masala
1 tsp sesame seeds
1 tsp ginger chilli paste
1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/4 cup fat (clarified butter/oil)
2 tbsp water or as required
Oil for frying

SERVES: Makes 330g Masala Palak Mathri 
TOTAL TIME: 1 hour 30 min
* 1 CUP = 237 ML


  1. Mix chopped spinach leaves, black pepper, carom seeds, cumin seeds, turmeric, red chilli powder, salt, garam masala, sesame seeds, ginger chilli paste for 2-3 min till water is released. 
  2. Add all purpose flour & clarified butter/oil & mix.
  3. Using approx. 2 tbsp water knead medium stiff dough.
  4. Cover & rest for 30 min.
  5. Knead to smooth dough & divide into 4 parts. 
  6. Roll one part to thick roti shape using rolling pin and board.
  7. Prick using fork to avoid puffing while frying. 
  8. Cut to diamond shape using pizza cutter or knife. You can alternatively use cookie cutter / roll in small puris. 
  9. Mathris are ready to fry.
  10. Heat oil on high & then lower flame.
  11. Fry on low flame for 10-12 min till golden brown.
  12. Keep stirring occasionally while frying. 
  13. Once done transfer to paper napkin.
  14. Prepare remaining mathri in same way. 
  15. Store in airtight container for 7 days.

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