Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Sweet Maida Biscuits | Maida Biscuits | Easy Diwali snacks

sweet maida biscuits

Sweet Maida Biscuit is the easiest biscuit which can never go wrong, even for the first timers, if you follow the steps correctly. This one is my favorite biscuits from my childhood days. I have another easy snack which is my moms favorite called Galagala. Those are tiny spicy crispy biscuits. But I like this sweet maida biscuits more and Want to try the baked version soon. Let's see the how to make the Sweet Maida Biscuits. 

You can try the other easy snacks from this blog

Sweet Maida Biscuits

Preparation time: 10 min (resting time: 30min) | Cook Time: 10 min | Serves: 4
Recipe Category: Snacks | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

Ingredients 
Maida / All Purpose flour - 1.5 cups ( + or - )
Butter - 1/4 cup (Room temperature)
Powdered Sugar - 1/4 cup
Milk - 4 to 5 tsp ( + or - )
Baking powder - 2 pinch
Salt - a pinch
Oil - for frying

Method 
1. Mix the Butter and powder sugar nicely in a big bowl, until they become creamy. 
2. Add the milk now and again mix it. 

3. Sift the flour and baking soda nicely, and add to the butter sugar mixture. 

4. Mix them to form a pliable dough. ( should be like chappathi dough ). 

5. Let them rest for 30  to 40 min.

6. Now divide the dough to equal portions and roll them to 1/4 inch thickness. (see notes)

7. Cut into small squares or in diamond shape. 

8. Heat the oil keeping the flame in low to medium. This is must. If it is high or medium flame, outside gets cooked easily but inner part never get cooked. 

9. Drop the dough squares in batches and fry them until they get cooked evenly and colour comes to light brown.

10. Filter the oil and cool down. 

10. Store in an air tight container. 

how to make sweet maida biscuit

Yummy and crispy sweet maida biscuits are ready. 

Notes:
1. If the thickness is less than 1/4 inch, it will break while frying.
2. The biscuits will be soft at first, but becomes crispy when cools down. 
3. You can add a pinch of cardamom powder for flavor. 
4. Milk and butter should be in room temperature. 

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4 lovely comments:

Veena Theagarajan

one of my kids fav.. looks perfect

Rafeeda AR

this reminded me of my grandmother... she would make this regularly but now she has stopped making it... looks really so delicious...

Amrita Roy

crunchy munchy sweet biscuits

Kushi S

WOW!This looks very tasty and YUMMY

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