Rose Mathri

Today I prepared Rose Matar Mathri. Mathri is one of the most popular snacks​ in North India. It is a kind of flaky biscuits, made from flour, water, carom and cumin seeds. The creation of this snack is influenced by the need to have preserved food that will stay edible for days. Mathri
is served with mango, chili or lemon pickle along with tea. I made some twist, added some masalas, green peas and made this rose mathri. They look beautiful, as the rose itself, healthy and tasty. So give it a try and pour your lovely comments.

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Preparation Time : 25 Minutes ; Cooking Time : 20 Minutes ;
Total Time : 45 Minutes.
Ingredients :
  1. All purpose flour / Maida 1 cup
  2. Matar / green peas ½ cup
  3. Green chillies 5 strips
  4. Cumin seeds 1 tbsp
  5. Carom seeds / Ajwain 1 tsp
  6. Coriander leaves 2 tbsp / coriander seeds powder 1 tsp
  7. Salt 1 tsp
  8. Black pepper 1 tsp
  9. Veg. Oil for frying.
Recipe :
To Make Dough for Mathri :
             In a bowl, place all purpose flour, carom seeds, cumin seeds, salt, black pepper, coriander leaves and grinded green peas and green chillies mixture. Mix all well and knead to make a soft dough. Apply some oil and knead to make soft dough. Cover and keep aside for 10 to 15 minutes.
To Make Rose Mathri :

              Now take a portion of the dough and roll it into a big circle with the help rolling pin and rolling board or dry table top using rolling pin. Now cut this 2 inch circles using cookie cutter or cap of any  small jars. Then place 5 circles one by one and overlap each other as shown in the video. Then rotate it from the first circle. Then you can get one cylinder.  Now cut this cylinder into two halves. Roll out petals of rose with your finger tips as shown in video. Beautiful roses are ready. Do this process for remaining rough.
To fry Rose Matar Mathri :
              Heat the oil in a deep fry pan, add mathri and deep fry till they become golden color. You should keep the flame at low. Otherwise mathri will cooked outside but does not cooked inside. Here, healthy, delicious and beautiful Rose Matar Mathri is ready to serve. Serve it with mango, chilli or lemon pickle along with a cup of tea. Enjoy!!!



Health Benefits of Green Peas :
  • Peas are low in fat but in high every nutrients, lots of protein, fiber and micronutrients.
  • Peas helps to prevention of Alzheimer’s, arthritis, bronchitis, osteoporosis and candida.
  • It has anti aging properties, helps to prevent wrinkles, makes skin Healthy.
  • Boost immune system -  They are rich sources of many minerals such as iron, calcium, zinc, copper, manganese etc. which enhances the immune system of your body.
  • Diabetes - High fiber and protein content in peas makes sugar digestion slower.
  • Digestion - The high dietary fiber content of peas makes them a good digestion aid. The fiber also improves the metabolism of the body in general by improving digestion.
  • Eye-Sight - Peas have adequate amount of antioxidant flavonoids like lutein, carotenes, zea-xanthin as well as vitamin-A. Vitamin A is one of the essential nutrients which are required for maintaining the health of mucus membranes, skin and eye-sight.
  • DNA synthesis - Fresh pea pods are considered as an excellent source of folic acid. Folates are B-complex vitamins that are required for DNA synthesis inside the cell. So, peas are good for expectant mothers and the health of newborn babies.
  • Skin - Peas are good source of vit.C which helps to keep our skin firm. Being a powerful antioxidant, vitamin C protects the cells from damage caused by free radicals.

Good Time To Eat :
        It's good to eat Mathri for a evening snack.

Eat Healthy, Stay Healthy.!
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