October 15, 2014

Sweet Diamond Cuts / Maida Biscuit

This is sweet and crispy snack, yet easy to quick to make.

1 cup
¼ cup
1 tsp
A pinch
To deep fry

1. Powder the sugar using the Mixie. In a wide bowl, add maida, powdered sugar, butter and salt. Mix them well with your fingers.
2. Add water little by little and knead a soft dough. Keep it aside for 15 – 20 mins.
3. Divide the dough into lemon sized balls. Take each ball and roll it into ¼ inch thickness circles. Dust with Maida if needed.
4. Using the pizza cutter or knife, cut them into horizontally and vertically as show in the picture to form a diamond shape.
5. Separate each pieces carefully and transfer them to a plate using thing spatula like dosai karandi.
6. Heat the oil in a pan, and sprinkle the diamonds into the oil. Keep the flame at medium. Keep stirring and keep turning over the diamonds for even cooking.
7.Deep fry till they turns into golden color. Then, take them out from the oil and drain the excess oil using the tissue paper.
8. Repeat the process for the remaining balls. Allow them to cool down and store them in a air tight container. 
    Enjoy with tea or coffee.


Sangeetha Priya said...

wow yummy diamond biscuits!!!

Julie said...

tempting ones,perfect for diwali!

nandoos kitchen said...

love these biscuits..

Tumas Tongue Treats said...

Kurinji , I love these ghee/ butter biscuits. Used to get this from A1 chips during my Cbe days.

UKTamilan said...

If I remember this correctly, where I come from (Tiruvarur) we call it Inji Kothu Paniyaram!
Yours look delicious.

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