This Is one of my Favourite Tea-Time Snack if made at home, Well, Do i Need to Mention that i Learnt it from my MOM, :-)
1) 2 cups Maida
2) 5 Tbsp Oil.. to add while making dough
3)1/2 tsp ajwain
4) salt to taste
5) Oil for deep frying
6)Asafoetida 2 pinches
7) 1/2 tsp turmeric
8) 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1)Mix all the above ingredients and make a dough by adding water as needed, make a nice thick dough
2)Roll it like you do it for puris, it should be the size of puris, Using a small fork, prick all over the rolled mathri`s, You can also see the Pic of Mathris in making, that i have posted,
3)Roll a plate full of mathri... so that you can fry them all at once,
4)Deep fry the mathris on medium heat.
5) let it cool, and then store in airtight containers, or else they become soggy!
6) You can store this mathris for 2-3 weeks!!
7)You can also have it with pickle of your choice!
Sending this to Diwali-Festival of lights, Diwali Special- Sweets and Savouries