Khasta Mathri with Tips | Firki Matri

It is a recipe of snacks which texture will attract kids. 

Ingredients for Firki Matri

  • Refined flour - 2 cups (250 gms)
  • Oil - ¼ cup (60 gms)
  • Dry fenugreek - 2 tbsp
  • Carom seeds - 1 tsp
  • Salt - ¾ tsp (or to taste)
  • Oil -for frying

How to make Firki Matri

Take 2 cups of refined flour in a bowl, add a ¾ teaspoon of salt, a teaspoon carom seed after crushing it, a ¼ cup of oil to it and mix all the ingredients well. Add a ½ cup of lukewarm water in the intervals to knead the stiffer dough. After kneading the dough, cover it for 15 to 20 minutes to set.

The dough has set after 20 minutes. Apply some oil on your palms and mash the dough. Expand the dough horizontally and divide into lumps. Lift a dough lump and flatten it into round shaped Poori. Flatten it into a diameter of 3 to 6 inches.

Divide it into the four equal portions. Cut it partially from all the corners, do not cut it from the centre. Apply some water before folding it and paste the corner from end to the centre. The windmill Matari is ready to fry.

Preheat oil to fry it, add a mini dough lump in the oil to check it.  The lesser heated oil is required to fry Firki Matari, it shouldn't be highly heated.  Keep the flame from low to medium. Flip it when it floats on the surface.

Drain it out once it appears brown to you. Fry rest of it likewise. It takes 5 to 6 minutes to fry the single round of it. 28 Matari can be made out of the prepared dough. Firki Matari is ready to be served. Store it in an airtight container after cooling it and consume it for 2 months.


If you are kneading dough during the winters and use lukewarm water for it then, you can knead it quickly.

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