2 cups all purpose flour/maida
3 tablespoons molten butter
3 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon carom seeds(omam)
Oil for deep frying
1.Mix all the ingredients except butter and oil, combine well.Slowly add the molten butter,mix with your fingers and combine well.
2.Now slowly add water little by little and form a soft dough.Make 3 big balls out of that dough.Roll each ball into a thick circle and cut out into diamonds.
3.Heat oil for deep frying,once the oil is hot fry the diamonds in batches until golden brown in a low-medium flame.
4.Cool and store in airtight contaier
1,You can avoid caraom seeds and add cumin seeds instead.
2.Skip chilli powder and add just a pinch of salt to make sweet biscuits.
3.Sometimes we make this with whole wheat flour or a combination of both.