Delicious Indian Traditional Moth Bean Cracker from Gujarat. Authentic Recipe of Mathiya.

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Things to know about Mathiya Recipe

Mathiya is a savory Indian Gujarati snack with a taste that lingers. It is one of the special snacks that you prepare during the festival of Diwali.

The Indian Traditional Moth Bean Craker from Gujarat – Mathiya is a light, thin and crispy cracker, and you can’t have enough of it. It is savory and on a slightly sweet note because of the presence of sugar. Its preparation involves combining moth flour with some other lentil flour-like black gram. The addition of spices like carom seeds, pepper, and chili impart unique seasoning to the snack. After combining all the ingredients into a stiff dough, you roll the Mathiya thin and deep fry it to make it crispy and delicious.

Though Mathiya has a special significance during Diwali, you can find it throughout the year in Gujarati homes. Because of its shelf life and great taste, it is very popular as a travel snack. You can also find Mathiya widely in Indian grocery stores.


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Delicious Indian Traditional Moth Bean Cracker from Gujarat – Authentic Recipe of Mathiya

Local Recipe Name with Local Characters: मठिया
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— General Atributes of This Recipe:

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Difficulty Easy to Cook
Price Level Cheap
Main Ingredient Group Beans & Legumes
Dish Type Finger Food
Main Cooking Method Fried, Fried (Deep)

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Course Snack
Servings 1 Big Box
Calories / Serving 1912 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 1 cup Moth Bean Flour – Vigna Aconitifolia
  • 1 cup Black Gram Flour
  • 2 tbsp Gram Flour
  • 1.5 tbsp Clarified Butter
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 2 tsp Papad Khar – Saji Khar Baking Soda can be used
  • 1 tsp Ground White Pepper Powder
  • 1.5 tsp Salt
  • 1/3 cup Caster Sugar – Superfine Sugar – Baker´s Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Water For Kneading
  • Oil For Deep Frying

Instructions
 

  • Take a large mixing bowl and sieve the Moth Bean flour and black gram flour. Add clarified butter and mix well.
  • Warm up the water on the stove and add Papad Khar, carom seeds, salt, and sugar to it.
  • Now add this water to the flour and start kneading to make a stiff dough.
  • Take the dough and pound it with either your fists or a stone for 20 minutes. You will see that the dough becomes stretchy.
  • Take small portions of the dough and make balls out of them.
  • Place a ball on the rolling board and roll it thin with the pin. Put these Mathiya in hot oil and deep fry them till they become golden brown.
  • After cooking, sprinkle some red chili powder on it. Your Indian Traditional Moth Bean Cracker from Gujarat – Mathiya is ready. You can easily store it in an airtight container for weeks, and it will remain fresh.

— Specific Atributes of This Recipe:

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Nutrition

Calories: 1912kcalCarbohydrates: 311gProtein: 108gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 14gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 58mgSodium: 5808mgPotassium: 2762mgFiber: 43gSugar: 68gVitamin A: 609IUVitamin C: 14mgCalcium: 623mgIron: 39mg
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