Recipe: Baked methi mathri

Alpa Momaya

May 16, 2022


Baked methi mathri

Baked Methi Mathri is a traditional Indian flaky snack that is served with tea. Excellent news! It's baked rather than fried. They're delicious snacks that may be made ahead of time for the holidays. Make a batch this holiday season and serve with a cup of chai.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Course Snack
Servings 1 plate
Calories 71 kcal


  • 1 cup multigrain flour
  • 1/2 methi leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup cold water


  • Combine all of the ingredients and work them together to form a stiff dough.
  • Set aside for 15 minutes, covered.
  • Roll the dough out as thinly as possible, using dry flour if necessary.
  • Cut the dough into 1-inch squares and poke with a fork.
  • Spread them on a baking sheet and bake at 180°C for 8-10 minutes, or until light brown in colour.
  • Allow to cool before storing in an airtight container.
Keyword baked methi mathri, methi

About the Author

As the holder of a Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics from the University of Mumbai, Alpa Momaya has always understood the value of good nutrition in an individual's life. She is a Registered Nutritional Practitioner (Canada) with over 15 years of experience in the field. Specializing in Clinical Nutrition, Pre & Post Natal Diets, and Weight Management, Alpa found her calling as a Sr. Nutritionist with HealthifyMe. Alpa's love for cooking and good nutrition has seen her contribute several recipes to the HealthifyMe database over the years. Additionally, she takes a keen interest in reading and painting.

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