Maida Cuts


Maida Cuts

Maida Cuts
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people


  • 500 gm Allpurpose flour Maida
  • 1 tsp Red chilly powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • Asafoetida powder A pinch, Kayam
  • 1 tbsp Ghee
  • 1/2 kg Cooking oil for deep frying


  • Mix together maida, salt, red chilly powder, asafoetida, ghee or oil and knead well to make a soft dough.
  • Make balls off the dough and roll them into very thin & large chappathis.
  • Make cuts using a knife by drawing a number of parallel lines to cut into diamond shaped pieces.
  • Deep fry in oil.
  • Drain and pack in a air-tight container for longer shelf life.
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Response (4)
  1. s
    simi December 7, 2005

    This snack is also called `diamond cuts`. After rolling out the chapatis, I spread jeera nicely and roll it a bit more. It makes all the difference in taste..and you will love it!

  2. A
    Anu October 1, 2009

    it really tastes good ….especially with cumin seeds on them.great recipe.thank you.

  3. m
    maria November 8, 2006

    its a good recipe.thanks a lot ……my husband too loves this stuff.thanks a lot

  4. s
    shiji July 10, 2006

    this is the best recipe

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