Spicy diamond cuts

Written by: 7aumsuvai

Spicy diamond cuts are also called as savory maida biscuits. It is a best evening time snack for all age group.

Spicy diamond cuts


      • 1 cup -  Maida
      • 1/2 cup - Wheat flour
      • 1/2 tsp – Red chilli powder
      • 1 tsp -  Cumin seeds
      • 1 pinch – Baking soda
      • 1 tbsp - Butter
      • Salt to taste
      • Oil for deep frying

Spicy diamond cuts process

Spicy diamond cuts

Preparation method:

  1. Take a mixing bowl, add maida, wheat flour, chili powder, butter,cumin seeds, baking soda, salt with enough water, mix well and roll in to a smooth dough. Set aside for 10 mins.
  2. Again knead the dough and divide into equal balls. Take a ball and roll out in to chappathi ( it should not be too thin or too thick) and cut it into diamond shaped pieces.
  3. Heat oil in deep frying pan and fry the diamonds over medium flame until slightly golden brown on both the sides. Allow them to cool down and store in a air tight container. Spicy diamond cuts are ready.

Spicy diamond cuts


  • You can also prick the pieces with a fork so that it cooks crisp.
  • Do not worry if diamonds gets together. When you drop in oil, it will separate. Handle carefully while dropping in oil. 

Spicy diamond cuts

A Tribute to Chef Jacob

Tribute to Chef Jacob

           Chef Jacob the host of "Aaha Enna Rusi" a popular cookery show in a leading Tamil Channel passed away on 04-Nov-2012 due to cardiac arrest. It is a shocking news to everyone at home including my 4 years old daughter. We all love his show very much. I adapted many of his recipes.

He is very talented and creative. He become a very popular cookery show host among kids too as he engages kids in his shows. We miss you a lot Mr.Jacob.

May his soul rest in peace. My heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.


  1. Lovely dish with a sad note :(

  2. my favourite snack

  3. my lil one loves it, looks perfect and crispy :)
    nice tribute , I love his program, especially with
    the kids.

  4. this recipe like "ootai vadai" in tamil yammy :)

  5. Am shocked when i heard that chef jacob is no more with us, RIP lively chef. We will definitely miss him.

    Btw crispy diamond cuts looks attractive and highly addictive.

  6. This is one of the famous snacks in Kerala, named as "Aaraam Number" there.

  7. shanthi..we celebrated our diwali with this one


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