Spicy diamond cuts | Diamond pakoda

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  1. Maida flour / All Purpose Flour   - 1 ½  cups
  2. Wheat Flour                              - ½ cup
  3. Hing     (Kayam)                                    - a pinch
  4. Red chilly powder                       -1 tsp
  5. Turmeric powder                        - ½  tsp
  6. Salt to taste
  7. Oil for deep frying
  8. Water as needed

1.       In a wide bowl, add the maida, wheat flour, hing, red chilly pwd, turmeric pwd ,and  salt.
2.       Mix all the ingredients well.
3.       Knead the dough until its soft with water.
4.       Cover and let it rest for 30 mins.
5.       Divide the dough into large lemon size balls
6.       Roll them into slightly thick chapathis.

7.       Make small stripes first, using knife or pizza cutter, in between the chapathi
8.       And then cut diagonally to make diamond shapes as shown in the picture.

9.       You can take the diamond chips from the rolling board using a spatula and keep aside.
10.    Heat enough oil in a wide pan.
11.    Once the oil is super hot, drop the diamond chips gently.
12.    You can see the biscuits rise to the surface.
13.    Now slow down the flame and keep turning until it turns crisp & golden colour.
14.    Take out the biscuits using perforated laddle / jallikarandi/Kannaappa.
15.    Keep it on the paper towel to remove excess oil.
16.    Cool biscuits completely to room temperature.
Serve this spicy snack with black tea.. :-)