Tikhat Mitachi Puri is a Marathi fried bread recipe. A savory tea time snack which can also be served as a part of festive meal.
All Purpose Flour/Maida - 4 cups
Semolina/Rava/Sooji - 1/4 cup
Cayenne Pepper/Red Chilli Powder (Tikhat) - 1 1/2 tbsp
Sugar - 1/2 tsp
1. In a mixing bowl, add all purpose flour, semolina, cayenne pepper, sugar and salt. Mix all the ingredients. Add water and knead into a soft pliable dough. Add 1 tsp oil and knead well. Keep the dough covered for about 30 minutes. You can also add cumin (jeera) powder or carom seeds (ajwain) powder while kneading.
2. Make small lemon sized balls and roll each one into round puris (5 - 6 inches diameter) either dusting some flour or with oil.
3. Deep fry these puris and serve it as a tea time snack or as brunch with a curry.