Karela Mathri Recipe

Karela Mathri

Karela Mathri Recipe

Ingredients for Kaju 1. Maida – 3 cups 2. Oil/Ghee – 85 ml 3. Kalonji – 1 tsp (or as per taste) OR Ajwain – 1½ tsp (or as per taste) 4. Salt – 2 tsp 5. Oil for frying

Method for Phool Matthri 1. Add oil/ghee into the maida and knead with both hands to make the dough. The hardness must be similar to the dough made for puris. 2. Mix ajwain/kalonji into the dough and knead it to spread it uniformly 3. Add water to prepare the hardened dough 4. Break the dough into dough balls

5. Make a thin roti which is about the size of a puri 6. Leaving the corners, make cuts in the center using a knife as shown in the picture

7. Ensure that the cuts are a bit away from the edges to prevent the roti from breaking easily 8. Smear the surface of the roti with water

9. Then roll the different segments one over the other as shown in the picture of the Karela Mathri

Roll till it resembles karela shape

11. Fry it on medium flame

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