Maida / All purpose flour 2 Cups*
Ghee 2 tablespoon
Cooking Soda 1/4 teaspoon
Salt a pinch
Sugar 1/2 Cup
Cardamom Powder 1/2 teaspoon
Oil For deep frying
Take a mixing bowl, add ghee, sugar, salt, cardamom powder and cooking soda and stir well till you it turns foamy and the sugar gets dissolved in ghee mixture
Add the Maida flour/All purpose flour to the sugar mxiture and mix well.
Once you mix the maida and ghe mixture, you could see it as a crumble mixture. Add water little but little and and make this into a soft dough like chapati dough
Cover it with a damp cloth or clinging film and keep it aside for 30 minutes. After half an hour, make 4 equal balls out of the dough and keep it aside
Take the chapati pan and rolling pin and keep 1 ball of the Maida flour/All purpose flour mixture and roll it like a chapati by dusting it with all purpose flour. Using a knife cut the Maida flour/All purpose flour dough into small diamond pieces
Place the diamond shaped pieces in a paper and allow it to dry. Repeat the above steps for the remaining balls and allow all the diamond shaped pieces to dry completely. In a pan, heat the oil and when the oil is hot, add handful of dried diamond shaped thukkadas and sprinkle it so that they are not stick to each other. fry it until it becomes crisp. Take the crisp thukkadas and keep it in a bowl with a paper tissue to dry the excess oil.
The tasty and crispy Sweet Diamond Cuts(Thukkadas) or Sweet Diamond Biscuits are ready to serve!