Diamond Cut

Easy evening snack made with maida.

Category : Snacks
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Contributed By: Rasmisnair
Serving :4
Cooking Time :
Cusine Type : Kerala


Maida 11/2 cups
Red chilly powder 1 tsp
Asafoetida a pinch
Ghee 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying


1.Mix together maida, red chilly powder, asafoetida, ghee or oil , enough salt and knead well to make a soft dough.

2.Make balls off the dough and roll them into very thin and large chappathis.

3.Make cuts using a knife by drawing a number of parallel lines to cut into diamond shaped pieces.

4.Deep fry in oil. Turn it over, when fried drain the oil by putting on a paper.

Sweet version
Make a sugar solution by heating up 1 cup sugar and 1/4 cup water till to get a threadlike consistency. Add fried diamond cuts into the sugar syrup. Stir it well and allow it to cool. store it in an airtight conatiners.

Posted by Anju at 08:33:52 pm on April 30, 2009.
This recipe does not tells about diping the diamond cut in the sugar syrup, which is the essential part of it:(
Posted by Admin at 01:29:41 am on May 1, 2009.
Thanks for your valuable feedback. We have modified the recipe with the sweet version.
Posted by shamna at 05:47:04 pm on June 22, 2009.
pls change the snacks name,dimondcut is a sweet snack

Tips of the day
Lemon juice when added to fruit like apples, bananas after cutting, and tossed lightly will prevent them from turning blackish immediately.