Namkeen Papdi/Puri Recipe

During festive season like Diwali or Holi we always try to make sweets and snacks at home. Homemade snacks has its own flavour and is different from readymade ones available in market. The recipe that I have shown here Masala Puri is one of the simplest snack dishes. The ingredients are already there in your kitchen. You can store it for 15 to 20 days. These crunchy and crispy papdi  goes really well with a cup of tea.

STEP BY STEP RECIPE WITH PICTURES : 

TOTAL TIME : 30-40 min                 SERVES :  7-8

INGREDIENTS : 

  • whole wheat flour                      –         1 cup
  • all purpose flour                         –         1 cup
  • gram flour                                     –         1/2 cup
  • cumin/jeera seeds                       –         1/2 tsp
  • fennel/sauf seeds                        –          1/2 tsp
  • carom/ajwain seeds                    –         1/2 tsp
  • chilli powder                                 –         1 tsp
  • turmeric powder                          –          1/2 tsp
  • oil                                                     –         3 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • chopped coriander leaves
  • Oil for deep  frying
  • Water as required

METHOD : 

STEP 1 :  Take mixing bowl and add whole wheat flour, all purpose flour, gram flour, cumin seeds,fennel seeds,carom seeds, chilli powder, turmeric powder, oil, salt, mix well.

STEP 2 :  Add in chopped coriander leaves and Mix well all the ingredients together and by adding little water at time knead stiff dough. Use only as much water as required. Once the dough is kneaded keep aside for 5-10 minutes to rest.

STEP 3  :  knead again and then divide the dough into 2 equal balls.  Roll dough ball thin and using cookie cutter,cut different shapes. remove the extra rolled dough and use to make the rest of the papdis. 

STEP 4 :   Heat oil in pan. slid papdi in hot oil and fry them till golden. Drain the fried papas on paper towels to remove excess oil.

STEP 5 :   Once papdi are cooled, store them in an tight container. Enjoy namkeen papdi.

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Cheese Biscuits Recipe Without Oven

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These Cheese Biscuits it’s not like our regular Biscuits . It’s like bread texture. I have done researched on that. How can i made a biscuit without an oven. And then i cooked these cheese biscuits. Here, i am going to share step by step pictures. It will make you to simple way.

It’s eggless biscuits. It’s goes as starter/ snack with tea and best for kids tiffin box. When i was making biscuits she was helped me and She enjoyed a lots. Here are some pictures.

PREP.  TIME  & COOKING TIME :   40-50 MIN

INGREDIANTS : 

  • Whole wheat                              –     2 Cups
  • Maida/ All purpose flour         –     1 Cup
  • Cheese Cube                               –     1 Cup (Grated)
  • Butter (Salted/Unsalted )          –     1/2 cup
  • Baking powder                          –    1 tsp
  • Milk                                              –     1/6 cup
  • Baking soda                                –     1/2 tsp
  • Black Pepper                              –     1 tsp
  • Carom seeds(ova/ajwain)      –      1/2 tsp
  • Salt
  • Oil

STEP BY STEP BISCUITS RECIPE WITH PICTURES : 

STEP 1 :  Take 2 cups of Wheat flour, 1 cup of maida/all purpose flour, Black pepper powder, salt,baking powder, ajwain/carom seeds, baking soda, Mix well.

STEP 2 :  Add Chilled butter. Mix butter with flour use your hand to mix well. Mixture should look like bread crumb. Show in below pic.

STEP 3 :  Now add 1 cup of grated cheese and mix well(lightly).show in below pics.

STEP 4 :   Add a half cup  of milk and start bringing the whole mixture together. gather mixture and make dough.

STEP 5 :  Don’t do like  chapati dough. cover and keep this cheese biscuit dough in the fridge for 25  minutes.

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STEP 6 :  After 25 or 35 min remove dough from fridge. Roll dough which is show in below pic.

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STEP 7 :  Cut the rolled dough with cutter.

 

STEP 8 :  Heat 2 tsp of oil in Frying pan. Keep on a low flame. (instead of oil you can use ghee.).  Place cheese biscuit on pan. (imp. keep the flame to the lowest, if you use high flame burnt faster from outside and remain uncooked from inside.

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STEP  9 :   In a minute, flip the biscuits. flip again and a couple of times more till they are golden and crisp. These biscuits takes about 3 to 5 minutes on a low flame. Cooked in batches and used 1 tsp oil  while frying every batches.

 

STEP 10 :   Once cooked then keep them on a wired rack and let them cool.( when they get cooled completely, the crispness is not there and they taste a bit more soft and better. these cheese biscuits keep in the fridge for more 2,3 days. )

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STEP 11 :  Enjoy Cheese biscuits with Hot Tea or coffee. 

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