Sesame Sweet Mathri

Sesame Sweet Mathri

From   Pure Sin

Prep: 20 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: French

Sweet mathris with a delightful crunch of sesame seeds


  • Black sesame seeds (kale til) 2 tbsps
  • Icing sugar 4 tbsps
  • Refined flour 2 cups
  • Fennel seeds, pounded 1 tbsp
  • Green cardamom powder ½ tsp
  • Ghee ½ cup
  • Oil to deep-fry


  • Take flour in a mixing bowl, add fennel seeds, black sesame seeds, cardamom powder, ghee and some water and knead into a dough. Cover with damp cloth and rest the dough at room temperature for 15 minutes.
  • Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.
  • Divide the dough into equal portions and roll them out into round discs. To get a perfect round keep a round cookie cutter over the discs and cut roundels. Pierce the mathris with a fork.
  • Gently slide in the mathris into hot oil and deep-fry on medium heat till golden. Drain on absorbent paper.
  • Dust the fried mathris with icing sugar while they are still hot. Let them cool down to room temperature, arrange them on a serving plate and serve.