Are you tired of the same old snack options? Looking for a delicious and crispy treat to satisfy your cravings? Look no further! In this blog post, we will share with you a mouthwatering recipe for Wheat Garlic Crackers, also known as Garlic Mathri. These savory crackers are made with whole wheat flour and infused with the aromatic flavor of garlic. They are perfect for snacking on their own or pairing with your favorite dips and spreads. So gather your ingredients and get ready to impress your taste buds with these homemade delights!
Indian Mathri or crackers are loved by everyone. I have tried to add a twist to this savory recipe. As all other garlic recipes ideas this quick tea time snack also has a yummy after taste of garlic. This homemade wheat crackers recipe makes crispy mathri with delicious flavor.
You can make and store Garlic crackers in an air tight container. So let us learn homemade wheat crackers recipe with Garlic twist.
Wheat Garlic Crackers
Preparation Time: 8-10 mi Cooking Time: 8-10 min Servings: 4
Ingredients to make wheat garlic crackers
- Wheat flour: 3 cups
- Semolina: 1 cup
- Garlic: 4-5 cloves
- Carom seeds (ajwain): 1 Teaspoon
- Chili flakes: 1 Teaspoon
- Salt: To taste
- Grounded Black Pepper: ½ Teaspoon
- Oil: 5-6 Table Spoon + for frying
- Warm Water: 1 Cup
Method to make wheat garlic crackers:
- In a bowl mix all dried ingredients (flour, semolina, salt, pepper, chili flakes, carom seeds).
Crush garlic cloves, and mix in flour. Now slowly add (warm) oil in this mixture and carefully mix it, till it looks like sand.
- Add oil. Add warm water and knead tight dough.
- Add warm water. Take some dough and make a ball out of it.
With the help of rolling pin, flat the ball of thickness ½ inch.
- Flat the garlic ball. Now take a fork and make tiny holes on this dough. This will help Garlic crackers to cook from inside as well.
With the help of pizza cutter or a cookie cutter or knife cut desired shaped crackers.
- Cut desired shaped crackers. Put these on a tray for 2-3 minutes.
Heat the oil and deep fry Wheat Garlic Crackers, till they become nice and light golden brown.
- Deep fry Wheat Garlic Crackers. Drain excess oil by using tissue paper.
Let these Garlic Crackers cool down a little bit on a room temperature. It is very important to make this quick tea time snack crispier. Enjoy with tea.
Expert’s Tip(s) to make wheat garlic crackers :
1. Store in an air tight dry jar.
2. It is very important to nicely mix warm oil in the flour before kneading the dough.
These homemade wheat garlic crackers, also known as garlic mathri, are a delicious and flavorful snack that you can easily make at home. The combination of wheat flour and garlic gives these crackers a unique taste that is sure to satisfy your cravings. Whether you enjoy them on their own or pair them with your favorite dip, these garlic crackers are a perfect addition to any snack time. Give this recipe a try and let us know in the comments how they turned out for you. We would love to hear your feedback and any variations you tried! Happy snacking!
Frequently Asked Questions
Are crackers healthy or not?
When it comes to crackers, the answer isn't a simple "yes" or "no." It depends on the type and ingredients of the crackers you choose. Some crackers can be healthy, especially if they are made with whole grains and have minimal added sugars and fats. These types of crackers can provide fiber, vitamins, and minerals. On the other hand, there are also many crackers that are highly processed, high in sodium, and contain unhealthy trans fats. These should be consumed in moderation or avoided altogether. So, read the labels carefully and choose crackers that align with your nutritional goals.
What are the benefits of crackers?
Crackers are a popular snack that can offer several benefits:
Convenience: Crackers are easy to carry and can be consumed on the go. They make for a quick and convenient snack option.
Versatility: Crackers come in various flavors and types, such as whole grain, gluten-free, or multigrain, catering to different dietary preferences and needs.
Nutritional Value: Some crackers are made with nutritious ingredients like whole grains, seeds, or nuts, providing essential nutrients like fiber, protein, and healthy fats.
Pairing Options: Crackers can be paired with a variety of toppings like cheese, hummus, or peanut butter, enhancing their taste and nutritional value.
Portion Control: Crackers often come in pre-portioned packs or serving sizes, making it easier to manage portion control and avoid overeating.
Texture and Crunch: The crispy texture of crackers can provide a satisfying crunch while snacking, adding an enjoyable sensory experience.
However, it is important to note that not all crackers are created equal. Some may contain added sugars, unhealthy fats, or high sodium content. It's essential to read labels and choose varieties that align with your nutritional goals.
What are crackers made of?
Crackers are typically made from a mixture of flour, water, and oil or fat. They may also contain additional ingredients such as salt, sugar, or spices for flavoring. The dough is usually rolled out thinly and then baked until crispy. Some types of crackers may also include leavening agents like baking powder or yeast to give them a light and airy texture. Additionally, certain varieties may be made with different types of grains or seeds for added nutritional value. Overall, the exact ingredients and recipe can vary depending on the specific type and brand of cracker.