Salt Diamonds!

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Salt Diamonds are something that every child would’ve had it I am sure. I guess its called by different names. I remember this snack being called as Maida Salt Diamonds because Amma used to make this in Diamond shape. It used to be my favorite snack and used to consume by tons!.And I have been wanting to prepare this again for ages but never got around making it at home. Amma also couldn’t somehow came around making this for me. And when I asked Athamma she was not sure what I was talking about.

So when I decided to meet my fellow bloggers, I decided to make this for them. But the best part was my daughter loved this. She liked it so much that she wanted this for her school snacks. She came back saying her friends also loved it. Well nothing more to delight me!

Ingredients Needed:

Maida (All purpose Flour) – 1 & 1/2 cups
Salt to taste
Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
Clarified Butter / Ghee – 2 tsp
Soda a pinch
Water to kned

Method to prepare:

In a bowl take the maida with salt and ghee. Rub in well, so that it gets mixed properly.

Knead well to form a soft dough. Leave it aside for 1 hour.

Roll out to a thin size as a chapati on a rolling board. Slice with a knife as a diamond shape. I forgot to make them as diamond the first time.

Heat oil in a pan and drop the pieces gently into the oil. Turn on both sides so that it gets evenly cooked. Drain them to a kitchen towel. Keep them in open for sometime to get crispy salt diamonds. These can be stored in air-tight containers.

Enjoyed my childhood snack a lot, will be making this again sometime soon. Enjoy your weekend though its almost evening for me!

Salt Diamonds!

Author Srivalli
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  1. Thanks for this recipes girl, My Grest grand mother use to make the sweeter version of these. But I like the salt version too. I’ll surely try them when timr permits. I luv salty snacks

  2. Diamond cuts like we call in kerala bring backs good memories from childhood period. My mom used to make mostly with sugar and i make them once a while for my daughter and she too love it as much as i did when i was her age.
    Hey i still love them :-))

  3. Yha i too remember eating it but my mom preffered sweet version of this. Nice to know about this recipe i try for sure. Hope my daughter likes them too.Thank U.

  4. Salt diamonds are looking yum Sri! These are simple snacks yet so tasty!
    I changed the blog look after lakshmi said that Nirmala wanted a brighter look!:)) In fact I am pestering lakshmi for so many more improvements. She is very busy and I do not know most things in computers. This year I did not keep big golu as I may have to visit my parents any time.

  5. sunita..thats good..I think smaller makes it more crispy.

    bindiya, glad to know that!

    sra, wow..maybe I am a bit off the lane from a proper name..:)

    Padmaja, thank you

    musical, yeah I enjoyed it so much

    Redchillies, good it did!

    TBC, ehmm nice to know

    Happy cook, glad it brought back good memories

    Priya, oh its called that?..great to know

    Rina, oh nice to know

    Padma, I guess this can be consumed on daily basis!

    Neelam, thank you

    Lathamma, Thank you. And your blog good very nice now. Oh expected to see your golu but thats ok take care

    easycrafts, good to know about the sweeter version. I have always had salted ones

    Siri, thank you

    ramya, good to know

    RK, thank you

    KayKat, isn’t that funny! I guess certain things don’t require a name

    Raaga, good to know that

    Viji, agree on that

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