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Sweet maida biscuits

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Snacks
Servings 1 People


  • 1 Cup Maida flour
  • 1/4 Cup Sugar / சர்க்கரை
  • 2 Tbsp Ghee / நெய்
  • Pinch Baking soda
  • 1/2 Tsp Cardamon / ஏலக்காய்


  • Keep all ingredients ready for 1 cup maida 1/4 cup sugar is the ratio
  • Add sugar to a mixie jar. Grind to a coarse powder.
  • Add cardamon to sugar and grind finely.
  • Add a pinch baking soda to a bowl.
  • Add 2 tbsp ghee to the bowl and mix well.
  • Add powdered sugar to the bowl
  • Add a cup maida to the bowl mix well by hands
  • Add water little by little and knead dough.
  • Knead dough and give rest for half an hour.
  • After resting time take a small ball sized dough and flatten it like chapati.
  • Flatten it nor thin or thick
  • Using a knife cut into thin strips vertically.
  • Make even same sized strips
  • Now cut the each strip to a diamond shapes.
  • Transfer to a paper and repeat other.
  • In a kadai preheat oil
  • Once done add the diamonds in batches and fry till brown
  • Turn sides and cook in low to medium flame.
  • Do not burn them. Once done transfer to paper to absorb extra oil
  • Sweet diamonds maida biscuit is ready to serve.
  • This sweet snacks is the best snack we have during the occasion of Diwali and Christmas.