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Baked Whole wheat Methi Matri (Fenugreek Crackers)

Baked Whole Wheat Methi Matri

Baked Whole Wheat Methi Matri or Crackers is a delicious tea time snack as well as a yummy teething food from the Indian Cuisine.
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Course: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Baked, Fenugreek, Matri, Methi, TeaTime
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Resting Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes
Author: Renu Agrawal-Dongre


  • 1 Cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1/4 Cup Melted ghee (Clarified Butter at room temperature)
  • 1 tsp Carom seeds (Ajwain)
  • 1 tbsp Dried Fenugreek Leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Room temperature water for kneading the dough


  • Sift the flour and salt.
  • Add carom seeds to it.
  • Lightly crush the fenugreek in between your palms and add it to the mix.
  • Add the ghee and give everything a quick mix. Incorporate the ghee well into the mix.
  • Knead into a stiff dough (somewhat like puri dough). Add water slowly do not add in one go else you might add in a soft dough.
  • Soft dough matri's get soft and will not be crunchy.
  • Let the dough rest for minimum 30 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 200 Deg C. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Give the dough a quick knead and roll into 1/4 cm thick.
  • Cut into desired shape. Arrange it on the baking sheet.
  • Prick each of them using a fork, so that it does not puff's up while baking.
    Baked Whole wheat Methi Matri (Fenugreek Crackers)
  • Bake in a preheated oven for 10-12 minutes. They get done quickly so do keep an eye on them after 8-10 minutes.


  • One can reduce the quantity of fenugreek leaves, if you think it will too strong of a flavour.
  • Baking time may vary depending on the shape.
  • Small and thin shapes will be baked quickly.
  • Thick shapes will take time.
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