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Maida Kaara Chips (Diamond Chips)

Maida Kaara Chips
This is the chips which my ayamma (Grandma) used to prepare. When i was studying college if someone visits me from our native, she always used to send a big pack full of this chips/crisps. Back at our hostel, we would be eagerly waiting for her chips. Why don't you prepare this tasty diamond chips for this Diwali. You can prepare it in just 20 minutes. Over to the recipe..

maida kaara chips,Diamond chips

Preparation Time : 30 minutes

Maida             - 2 cups
Butter             - 2 tbsp
Salt                 - As required
Chili Powder  - 2 tsp
Oil                   - for deep frying

To Grind :

Cumin Seeds  - 1 tsp (Seeragam)
Garlic Pods    - 4 to 6
Curry Leaves - few


  • Grind everything under 'To Grind' adding very little water. Take a bowl. Add maida, salt, chili powder, butter and ground paste to it. Mix everything well. Add little water in small instances and start kneading the dough. Knead the tough tight. You can also replace Butter with hot oil.
  • Take a lemon size ball and roll out the dough with the help of oil. Roll out the dough as thin as possible. Cut it into diamond shape with the help of either the cutter or knife. 

  • Heat oil in a pan. Add cut chips to hot oil and fry on both sides. Drain excess oil and enjoy your Diamond Chips