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Savory Maida Biscuit
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Savory Maida Biscuit | How to make Khara Biscuits

Savory Maida Biscuit or Spicy Diamond Biscuit are popular easy to make snacks that will satisfy your need to have Khara Biscuits.
Course Snacks
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Easy Evening Snack, Tea Time Snack
By Cook Method Deep Fried
Occasion Evening Snack
By Diet Kid Friendly
Dish Type Deep Fried Dishes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 cups
Author Srivalli


  • 1/2 cup Rice Flour
  • 1/2 cup All-Purpose Flour / Maida
  • 1/4 cup Besan / Gram Flour
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Asafoetida / Hing
  • 1 tsp Ajwain / Vaamu
  • Cooking Oil for deep frying


  • In a wide mixing bowl, take all the flour, salt and mix well. Add red chili powder, hing, crushed ajwain, cumin seeds, and mix well.
  • Slowly add water to knead to a stiff dough. Dust with flour and roll out to a thin 8-inch disc.
  • Using a pizza cutter, make 1-inch strips and again on the other side to get a criss-cross diamond shape. Prick on top with a fork.
  • Heat a Kadai with oil, when it is hot, drop the discs and deep fry in batches.
  • Drain on a kitchen towel. Let it cool and then store it in an air-tight container.
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