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Spicy Thukkada (Diamond Cuts / Diamond Biscuits)

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A great evening teatime snack item, this is a favorite during Diwali.
Spicy Thukkada (Diamond Cuts / Diamond Biscuits / Savoury Maida Biscuits)

Spicy Thukkada is a popular snack in India during Diwali time. It is made of a dough made from maida flour or wheat flour and deep-fried in oil. The dough is shaped into small, diamond shapes (hence the name) and spiced with choice of spices and salt.

A sweet variation of this dish includes the addition of sugar to the dough along with other spices.

Spicy Thukkada (Diamond Cuts / Diamond Biscuits / Savoury Maida Biscuits)

Spicy Thukkada (Diamond Cuts / Diamond Biscuits / Savoury Maida Biscuits)
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Spicy Thukkada (Diamond Cuts / Diamond Biscuits) Recipe

A great evening teatime snack item, this is a favorite during Diwali.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Diamond Biscuits, Diamond Cut, Savoury Maida Biscuits

Ingredients for Spicy Thukkada (Diamond Cuts / Diamond Biscuits)

  • 1 cup Plain Flour or Wheat Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Ghee
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Oil
  • Oil for frying

How to make Spicy Thukkada (Diamond Cuts / Diamond Biscuits)

  • Sieve the flour well.
  • Add salt, pepper powder and asafoetida powder.
  • Gradually add a little water and 1/4 tsp oil. Knead well to a chapati dough consistency.
  • Add ghee and knead again.
  • Make small balls of the dough and roll them into medium sized chapatis.
  • Cut the chapatis into small diamond shapes and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan over medium flame.
  • Fry the diamond cuts till golden.
  • Remove and drain excess oil.
  • Serve as a snack or add them to mixture.

 

2 comments

Vijay November 7, 2022 - 3:20 pm

thx u for sharing the spicy thukkada pls tell me what to do with the teaspoon of oil

Reply
Praveen Kumar November 7, 2022 - 4:32 pm

Hi,
You can use it at step 2.

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