Monday, 16 July 2007

Maida Chips

We use Maida flour also known as 'All-purpose-flour', in most of baking and other cooking recipes. It is also called as plain flour in the UK.

Maida flour is nothing but nicely ground wheat flour. Here is a simple and crispy dish prepared using this plain flour.

Ingredients:
Maida flour - 2 Cups
Red Chilli Powder - 2 Tsp (or less based on your taste)
Hing powder - A pinch
Oil - As required
Butter - 2 Tsp
Curry leaves - Few
Salt - As Required

Method:
  1. Grind curry leaves or chop nicely.
  2. Mix Maida flour, chilly powder, hing powder, ground curry leaves, salt and butter.
  3. Gradually add water to the mixture and make it as a soft dough (as chapathi dough)
  4. Make small balls and flatten it like chapathi.
  5. Draw lines parallely and diagonally with a knife forming diamond shapes.
  6. Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the diamonds
  7. Spread it in a paper towel to remove excess oil.
  8. Allow it to cool and store it in an air-tight container.
  9. Puffy and Crispy chips ready.

Nutritional Fact:

  • Plain flour - Rich in protein (10-12%)

6 comments:

archana said...

The chips have been cut so evenly into diamonds. The snack is looking nice :) Nice recipe :)

Vcuisine said...

A nice tea time snack SeeC. The photo is very nice. Viji

Asha said...

I love these too,used to make in B'lore.Now I take the easy way and fry Tortilla cut up!:)
Looks yummy!

SeeC said...

Thanks archana for your compliments (but not all are of even shape..managed to capture the right part for the post ;).

Thanks Viji. Yeah it is nice to have with Tea.

Thanks Asha. Hey that is a good idea...but how do you add spice if you use tortillas ? Do let me know when you get time.

Aparna said...

very nice chips..first time here..what is this hing powder? following you dear..i will try this for sure..thanks for wonderful recipe

SeeC said...

Thanks for visiting Aparna
Hing powder is Asafoetida (More info http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asafoetida)