• Purely Home-made!

    Wheat Crackers | Crispy Chilli Biscuits | Wheat Crackers Flavored With Indian Spices | Spiced Vegan Crackers | Savoury Crackers


    Crackers are ideal for a tea-time or any get together. Have it with a dip, with some topping or even plain, it will still taste great. Here is a thin crispy type cracker with Indian flavors, the curry leaves and cumin gives a nice flavor to the baked cracker. These crackers are prepared with wheat, is butter-less, and has low calorific value hence makes a healthy snack. Try these vegan crispy and flavorful crackers am sure the Indian flavors here will make your moments splendid in every bite, moreover it is easy to prepare too. Just prepare the dough roll and shape it, bake and store or devour. You can make different shaped crackers and even spice it up even more according to your taste. 


    INGREDIENTS

    Makes 30 - 35 crackers
    Total Preparation Time - 15 minutes
    1. Whole wheat flour - 100 grams (1¼ cups) 
    2. Dry red chillies - 4  
    3. Curry leaves - From 1 sprig (nearly 10 leaves) 
    4. Cumin seeds / Jeeragam - 1 tsp  
    5. Peppercorns / Milagu - 1/2 tsp 
    6. Salt - ¾ tsp (or 1 tsp if you like it salty) 
    7. Sunflower oil - 6 teaspoons (90 ml) {use any odorless oil} 
    8. Warm water - 30 ml (or as required) 



    PREPARATION METHOD

    • Place a pan on flame and add curry leaves, saute on a low flame until the leaves become dry and easily crush-able. To check this take a leaf and crush it slightly using your fingers, if it crumbles easily then remove from flame. It takes just a minute or 2. (See that you do not burn the leaves) 
    • To the same pan add cumin seeds, peppercorns and saute for a few seconds or until you get a nice flavor (color change not needed), then remove from flame and set aside. Now saute dry red chillies for a few seconds and remove from flame.  
    • After the sauteed spices cools down add it to a dry blender/mixer grinder and grind it into a coarse mixture by giving a few pulses. (Do not add even a single drop of water, else it will become a paste)
    • Preheat oven to 200°C (400 degrees Fahrenheit) for 10 minutes.  
    • Add wheat flour, salt, the ground spice mixture and mix well. Then add oil and mix well using your fingers. 
    • Now sprinkle warm water little by little and knead well into a stiff dough. (it should be like the chapati dough) 
    • Now divide dough into 3 equal portions. Take one portion (keep the other portions closed, do not let it dry) and place it on a flat surface or a pastry board (chapati board) and roll into very thin sheets using a rolling pin.
    • Now transfer this sheet to a wax paper or parchment paper and cut into squares or rectangles or the desired shapes. Then gently pull the cut pieces apart so that there is some space between them. (These crackers will not expand, so too much space between them is not needed). 
    • Now carefully lift the wax paper or parchment paper and place it on the cookie tray. 
    • Place this cookie tray in a preheated oven and bake for 5 to 7 minutes or just until the crackers turn slightly golden and smells good. Keep an eye on them while baking, these will brown and burn really quick as they are very thin.  
    • Now remove from the oven and set aside until they cool down. (Sometimes, these may not seem crisp when hot, but after it cools down it will turn super crispy). 
    • Meanwhile do the same with the rest of the dough portions. Flatten, cut into desired shapes, bake, cool. 
    • Once they cool down, store in airtight containers. Use as needed!!


    TIP 1: Always keep an eye on the crackers while baking, these will get cooked really fast. 

    TIP 2: Roll the dough as thin as possible to get the best crispy crackers. 

    TIP 3: You can use cookie cutter to get different shapes or even use your knife and cut into rectangles or squares, but take care that all the pieces are similar in size. 

    TIP 4: You can add more of the spices if you want a spice dominating cracker. Reduce the salt according to your taste. You can add a pinch of garlic powder too if you like its flavor. 



    Super crispy, healthy and easy to make crackers are now ready!! Serve with dips, toppings or plain and enjoy!! Makes a great evening time snack too!!


    32 comments:

    1. Flavorful and spicy crackers !!! I am sure my family is going to love this.I usually make plain one but with spices should taste even better.Love your pics.

      ReplyDelete
    2. Very crunchy looking crackers. Pics are simply beautiful.
      Deepa

      ReplyDelete
    3. Hot and Crispy Crackers looks yummm... tempting clicks..

      ReplyDelete
    4. Healthy and delicious for a guilt-free munch!

      ReplyDelete
    5. Looks crispy and very spicy....gr888 evening teatime snack :)

      http://eezy-kitchen.blogspot.com/

      ReplyDelete
    6. Love munching some rite now, thin crackers are my fav.

      ReplyDelete
    7. wow so crunchy and delicious wheat cracker looks yummy dear :)

      ReplyDelete
    8. Gonna try these crackers for sure divy..looks so tempting..

      ReplyDelete
    9. Very crunchy and delicious! Flavorful too! Lovely clicks! :D
      http://www.rita-bose-cooking.com/

      ReplyDelete
    10. delicious and crispy dear...vacha kannu vaangama parkalam

      ReplyDelete
    11. Beautiful crispy crackers. nice clicks.

      ReplyDelete
    12. Very spicy & crispy crackers..........a yummy snack for tea time.
      shobha
      www.shobhapink.blogspot.in

      ReplyDelete
    13. Super tempting clicks dear. Yummy and crispy cookies....all times fav.

      ReplyDelete
    14. Wow, very crispy, crunchy and spicy crackes, awesome and yum yum yum dear... love your clicks. I could not take my eyes out of the clicks....

      ReplyDelete
    15. Beautiful pictures..Lovely crisp crackers

      ReplyDelete
    16. crispy crackers... lovely clicks

      ReplyDelete
    17. Lovely crakers....lovely n beautiful.. crakers....

      ReplyDelete
    18. wow its very spicy and crispy crakers... love it... love the all clicks...

      ReplyDelete
    19. simple,healthy and flavorful crackers...stunning clicks....

      ReplyDelete
    20. Loved the recipe card. healthy crackers

      ReplyDelete
    21. lovely snack..beautiful pictures...

      ReplyDelete
    22. they look awesome.. lovely clicks

      ReplyDelete
    23. healthy crisp crackers, love it...

      ReplyDelete
    24. Crispy & Spicy Crackers .. Nice clicks.. Divya

      ReplyDelete
    25. Crackers looks so yummy and crispy, nice presentation dear.

      ReplyDelete
    26. wow so mouthwatering dear, will try them soon.

      ReplyDelete
    27. Beautiful photographs. We generally make whole wheat mathri with spices. never tried baking them. This is a healthier option. Pinned it.

      ReplyDelete
    28. Awesome divya love the cripies so tempting and good

      ReplyDelete

    Thanks for the visit. Do drop in your valuable comments and suggestions :) Please do not add any links to your site, such comments will not be published. Click on notify me, to get notified about my reply to your comments.

    Enter your email address & get my recipes in your inbox for free!!!

    Delivered by FeedBurner

     

    Follow Me

    Recent Comments Widget