Crunchy Cumin Seeds Cracker

Crunchy Cumin Seeds Cracker

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These crispy, low fat munchies are made with oats, maize flour and whole-wheat flour instead of refined maida. These are great to keep in your handbag so that you are prepared when hunger strikes. You can also serve them as an appetizer along with garlic tomato salsa.

Crunchy Cumin Seeds Cracker recipe - How to make Crunchy Cumin Seeds Cracker

Preparation Time:    Baking Time:  40 minutes   Baking Temperature:  160°C (320°F).   Cooking Time:    Total Time:     20Makes 20 pieces
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3/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1 1/2 tsp cornflour
2 tbsp maize flour (makai ka atta)
2 tsp low-fat milk (99.7% fat-free)
1/4 cup quick cooking rolled oats
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 tbsp low fat curds (dahi)
1 tbsp oil
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
1 tsp oil for greasing

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, mix well and knead into a firm dough using enough water.
  2. Divide the dough into 30 equal portions and roll each portion to 2 mm. Thickness.
  3. Prick with the help of a fork and cut them into squares that are 50 mm. (2") using a knife.
  4. Place on a greased baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven for 30 minutes at 160°c (320°f) or until lightly brown and crisp.
  5. Cool and store in an air-tight container.

  1. The crackers will appear a little soft when hot, but will get crisp once they cool down to room temperature.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per piece
Energy37 cal
Protein1.2 g
Carbohydrates5.5 g
Fiber0.8 g
Fat1.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium6.3 mg


Crunchy Cumin Seeds Cracker
 on 16 Oct 19 02:59 PM

Tarla Dalal
16 Oct 19 05:21 PM
   Thanks Preeeti . We are delighted you loved the cracker recipe. Your feedback will help hundreds others try the recipe and make this a better cooking community.
Crunchy Cumin Seeds Cracker
 on 10 May 18 11:19 AM

Hi, can I substitute the cornflour with any grain or millet flour?
Tarla Dalal
10 May 18 04:28 PM
   Hello, You can skip adding cornflour if you wish.
Crunchy Cumin Seeds Cracker
 on 09 Dec 16 07:52 PM

Hi, any substitute for maize flour? Or is it same as corn flour?
Tarla Dalal
10 Dec 16 05:11 PM
   Hi, would suggest to use maize flour only for this recipe..
Crunchy Cumin Seeds Cracker
 on 10 Mar 16 10:54 PM

To those of you who made these crackers, how many tsps. of salt did you use. Thanks
Tarla Dalal
11 Mar 16 04:21 PM
   Hi Lana, the salt here is according to one''s taste.. we have used approx.. 11/2 tsp of salt.
Crunchy Cumin Seed Crackers
 on 10 Apr 14 02:20 PM

I tried this recipe today and it was very tasty. Cumin flavor was indeed very nice. I made a whole batch of this for 2 weeks and can also have it with a dip.
Crunchy Cumin Seed Crackers
 on 26 Apr 13 10:06 AM

These crackers have a lovely cumin flavor to them and very healthy. My daughter loved them.