Maida (All Purpose Flour) (Annam) - 5kg
About the product:
Maida is fine, milled and refined wheat flour, also known as all purpose or plain / general flour. It is made from the endosperm of the grain while the bran is removed. Annam Maida is fine, white and powdered and is a versatile flour regularly used in the Indian cuisine.
- It is often used in Indian cooking to prepare Indian breads such as naans, or snacks such as samosas.
- Vegetables can be coated in a wet maida - cornflour mixture and deep-fried to make them crisp.
- A lot of international recipes also call for the use of all purpose flour to make sauces for pasta, biscuits, special breads etc.
- Maida is also used as a thickening agent.
- 2 ½ cups All-purpose flour
- 2 tbsp Semolina
- 2 tbsp Yogurt
- 1tsp Salt
- 2 tbsp Sugar
- 4 tbsp Oil
- ½ tsp Soda bicarbonate
- ½ cup Water
- Add flour, soda bicarbonate, semolina and salt in a bowl. Mix well and pass it through a sieve.
- Mix yogurt with sugar.
- Add this mixture to the flour and add about half a cup of water and mix gradually to make a soft dough by light kneading.
- Add four tablespoons of oil to the dough and cover the dough with a wet cloth. Keep it aside for an hour.
- Make small balls of the dough. Cover and keep it aside for ten minutes. Flatten the balls and form a small roti /chapatti like shape.
- Heat oil in a kadaahi (deep pan) and deep fry the bhaturas on high heat till light brown on both sides. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot with chole or vegetable curry.
Store away from humidity.