December 24, 2010

Spicy Wheat Sesame Sticks

The evenings are very cold in my place. And a bowl of hot soup is very much welcome. I love bread sticks to go with the soup, which reminds me the train journeys where food is served. When I saw the sesame sticks recipe at Redchillies, it looked a quick recipe that could complement a bowl of soup. So those who have the yeast phobia, can surely give this a try.  This low fat,healthy sesame sticks are great to go with a bowl of soup or a cup of tea/coffee.

You need

Quick cooking oats - 1/2 cup

Wheat flour - 1 cup

Butter - 2 tblspn

Sesame seeds - 1/4 cup

Green chillies - 3 nos, ground to paste

Sugar - 1 tspn

Salt - 1/2 tspn

Baking powder - 1/2 tspn

Water - less than 1/2 cup

Melt the butter. Coarsely powder oats. Reserve a tablespoon of sesame seeds.

Take powdered oats, wheat flour, melted butter, sesame seeds, chilli paste, salt ,sugar and baking powder in a bowl. Mix well until the mix resembles bread crumbs.

Sprinkle water little by little to get a stiff dough. Don't add all the water at once.

Leave the dough for 30 minutes. Divide into 4 balls. Roll out each dough ball between two greased plastic sheets or cling film. Roll thin to get crispy crackers.

Slice into rectangle strips. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 C for 20 minutes until it is slightly brown. Flip the tray halfway through for even baking. I baked it in two batches. Got around 40 nos of 2 inch long strips.

The sticks were very tasty and can make a great snack to munch with out any guilt. I felt it tasted less spicy the next day.  To get more flakier and crispy sticks, you can increase the butter by another 2 tblspn.

Wishing all my readers, friends, fellow bloggers and their family a  very
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays


  1. This looks simple and yummy :)

  2. Wow Nice and healthy recipe ..I want to try it soon.

  3. very innovative n interesting recipe..
    Wishing you n your family a very HAPPY CHRISTMAS..:)
    Tasty appetite

  4. Thank you for trying this Jayasree, glad you liked it. Wishing you and your family merry christmas and Happy New year.

  5. They look perfectly crisp and i love the ingredients!

  6. I dont bother to grab some sticks, so tempting..

  7. Crisp and yet not loaded with fat, great recipe, new idea, thanks

  8. The savoury sticks look yummy and crunchy, perfect for the cold season.I am going to try out this too.
    Your brownies turned out very good in microwave.Thanks a ton for the recipe.My grand daughter relished it with vanilla ice cream.
    Seasons greetings and a very very happy New Year To you.

  9. Indeed perfect for the winter. Or anyitme one wants a bit of "crunch" in their life. :)
    Seasons greetings and best wishes for a happy new year.

  10. Thanks Chitra aunty and Aparna for the wishes.
    Chitra aunty, thanks for the feedback. Few readers had asked if it could be tried in the MW. Glad you tried it.

  11. Its healthy . Looks crispy and crunchy


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