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Gingernut Cookies Recipe – Soft and Chewy Ginger Nuts Biscuits

Gingernut Cookies Recipe – Soft and Chewy Ginger Nuts Biscuits

Ginger nut cookies have a different flavor to them from the usual cookies. These soft and chewy cookies make a perfect treat for your winter evenings.  You can serve it to your guest with a steaming hot cup of tea or coffee.  These appealing and buttery cookies is also a favorite among kids as well as youngsters.

Here is an easy step by step recipe with pictures to make crumbly and delightful Ginger nut cookies. You can also store them in an air tight container and relish eating them for a longer period of time.

Directions

Getting ready:

Peel the green cardamom and crush the seeds into coarse powder along with nutmeg and cloves using mortar pestle. Keep the powder in a bowl.

Soft and chewy ginger nuts biscuitsMaking:

Melt the butter and take it in a big bowl followed by brown sugar and golden syrup and mix everything thoroughly until the mixture turns even and fluffy. Then keep the mixture aside.

Soft and chewy ginger nuts biscuits

Now take refined flour in another bowl and add baking soda, baking powder and ginger powder in it and strain the mixture twice or thrice through a sieve so that everything is mixed nicely.

Soft and chewy ginger nuts biscuits

Then add the refined flour mixture in the butter-brown sugar-golden syrup mixture in two portions and mix all the ingredients together.

Soft and chewy ginger nuts biscuits

Add the green cardamom-cloves-nutmeg powder in the dough and mix properly. Then add 2 tsp of milk and knead the dough with hand. Dough for making gingernut cookies is ready.

Soft and chewy ginger nuts biscuits

Now divide the dough in equal portions and roll each lumps into smooth balls. Place them on the baking tray.

Soft and chewy ginger nuts biscuits

Flatten each cookie dough into cookies, keep them back on the tray and maintain some distance between them. Preheat the oven at 180 degree centigrade then keep the tray inside the oven and bake the cookies for 10 minutes at 180 degree centigrade. Check the cookies after 7 to 8 minutes.

Soft and chewy ginger nuts cookies

10 minutes later, cookies will get baked aptly. Sprinkle some powdered sugar on each cookies then place them on wire stand so that they cool down quickly. Gingernut cookies are ready.

Soft and chewy ginger nuts biscuitsServing:

Serve these crusty and lip-smacking gingernut cookies along with steaming hot cup of tea or coffee or have them as it is. Once the cookies cools down completely, store them in a container and relish eating for 2 months.

Soft and chewy ginger nuts biscuitsSuggestion

  • Baking varies from oven to oven so first bake the cookies for 10 minutes then bake them for short time intervals while checking in-between until they get baked aptly.

Gingernut Cookies Recipe - Soft and Chewy Ginger Nuts Biscuits
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Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
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Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 1.5 cup (150 grams)
  • Brown sugar/khand – ½ cup (100 grams)
  • Butter – ¼ cup (50 grams)
  • Golden syrup – 2 tbsp
  • Powdered sugar – 1 tbsp
  • Ginger powder – 1 tsp
  • Baking powder – ½ tsp
  • Baking soda - ¼ tsp
  • Green cardamom – 4
  • Cloves – 4
  • Nutmeg – 2 pinch
Instructions
  1. Peel the green cardamom and crush the seeds into coarse powder along with nutmeg and cloves using mortar pestle. Keep the powder in a bowl.
  2. Melt the butter and take it in a big bowl followed by brown sugar and golden syrup and mix everything thoroughly until the mixture turns even and fluffy. Then keep the mixture aside.
  3. Now take refined flour in another bowl and add baking soda, baking powder and ginger powder in it and strain the mixture twice or thrice through a sieve so that everything is mixed nicely.
  4. Then add the refined flour mixture in the butter-brown sugar-golden syrup mixture in two portions and mix all the ingredients together.
  5. Add the green cardamom-cloves-nutmeg powder in the dough and mix properly. Then add 2 tsp of milk and knead the dough with hand. Dough for making gingernut cookies is ready.
  6. Now divide the dough in equal portions and roll each lumps into smooth balls. Place them on the baking tray.
  7. Flatten each cookie dough into cookies, keep them back on the tray and maintain some distance between them. Preheat the oven at 180 degree centigrade then keep the tray inside the oven and bake the cookies for 10 minutes at 180 degree centigrade. Check the cookies after 7 to 8 minutes.
  8. minutes later, cookies will get baked aptly. Sprinkle some powdered sugar on each cookies then place them on wire stand so that they cool down quickly. Gingernut cookies are ready.
  9. Serve these crusty and lip-smacking gingernut cookies along with steaming hot cup of tea or coffee or have them as it is. Once the cookies cools down completely, store them in a container and relish eating for 2 months.

 

Shortbread Cookies Recipe – Shortbread Cookies Dipped in Chocolate

Shortbread Cookies Recipe – Shortbread Cookies Dipped in Chocolate

Short Bread cookies are sweet buttery cookies you will always relish eating. These soft and crumbly biscuits have an amazing texture and just melt in your mouth. With the awesome combination of butter and chocolate Short bread cookies is a favorite among all age groups. You cant dunk these cookies in tea or coffee anytime.

Here is an easy recipe with  step by step by step pictures to make this moth drooling Short bread cookies. Since they have an extended shelf life you can store them in an air tight container and savor it for a long time.

Directions

Making:

Place the butter inside the microwave and set the timer for 1 minute. After 1 minute, take out the bowl. Butter has now melted. Take the melted butter in a big mixing bowl and add powdered sugar and salt into it. Mix it really well. Keep whisking the mixture until it turns fluffy.

Shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate

Once the mixture turns fluffy, add refined flour into it. Mix everything really well. Add 2 tbsp of milk into it and bind everything together to make a dough. Cover and keep the dough aside for 15-20 minutes to set.

Shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate

After 20 minutes, slightly knead the dough. Now divide the dough into small lumps. Lift a lump and roll it out into smooth ball. Flatten the dough ball and shape it into cookie by pressing it between the palms. You can also cut the cookies with cookie cutter.

Shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate

Place it on a baking tray. Similarly, prepare the rest of the cookies and arrange it on the baking tray maintaining some distance between the cookies. Now take a fork and place it on the cookie and slightly press it. Do the same on each cookie.

Shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate

Preheat the microwave on convection mode at 180 degree centigrade. Put the tray on the wire stand placed inside the microwave and bake the cookies for 10 minutes at 180 degree centigrade. Check later.

Shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate

Meanwhile, melt the dark chocolate compound. Place a big vessel filled with water on flame. Let it simmer. Take the chocolate in small vessel and place the small vessel inside the big vessel. Make sure that water doesn’t enter the small vessel.

Shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate

After 10 minutes, take out the tray. Cookies haven’t baked aptly. Place it back inside the microwave and bake it for another 8 minutes on same temperature. 8 minutes are over. Take out the tray. Cookies have turned golden brown. They are now baked aptly. Transfer them on wire rack so that they cools down quickly.

Shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate

Check the chocolate. It has now melted aptly. Chocolate should have pouring consistency. It took 20-25 minutes to melt the chocolate nicely. Turn off the flame. Take the small vessel out from the big vessel. Allow it to cool down slightly so that it can be touched bare handed.

Shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate

Once the chocolate cools down a bit, transfer it to a small bowl. Dip the half portion of the cookie into the chocolate. Let the excess chocolate get drained back into the bowl. Place it on a plate. You can place the cookies on the butter paper after dipping them in chocolate. This way it will be easy to separate them after the chocolate dries. Similarly, dip the remaining cookies into the chocolate. Let the chocolate set nicely on the cookie. Shortbread cookies are now ready.

Shortbread cookies dipped in chocolateServing:

Serve these shortbread cookies as it is after any meal or have them whenever you crave for something sweet. Once they cools down completely, store them in an air-tight container and relish eating them for about a month. Enjoy!

Suggestions

  • If you are using salted butter then skip adding salt.

Shortbread Cookies Recipe - Shortbread Cookies Dipped in Chocolate
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Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 2 cup
  • Unsalted butter – 1 cup
  • Powdered sugar – 100 grams
  • Dark chocolate compound – 100 grams
  • Salt – ¼ tsp
Instructions
  1. Place the butter inside the microwave and set the timer for 1 minute. After 1 minute, take out the bowl. Butter has now melted. Take the melted butter in a big mixing bowl and add powdered sugar and salt into it. Mix it really well. Keep whisking the mixture until it turns fluffy.
  2. Once the mixture turns fluffy, add refined flour into it. Mix everything really well. Add 2 tbsp of milk into it and bind everything together to make a dough. Cover and keep the dough aside for 15-20 minutes to set.
  3. After 20 minutes, slightly knead the dough. Now divide the dough into small lumps. Lift a lump and roll it out into smooth ball. Flatten the dough ball and shape it into cookie by pressing it between the palms. You can also cut the cookies with cookie cutter.
  4. Place it on a baking tray. Similarly, prepare the rest of the cookies and arrange it on the baking tray maintaining some distance between the cookies. Now take a fork and place it on the cookie and slightly press it. Do the same on each cookie.
  5. Preheat the microwave on convection mode at 180 degree centigrade. Put the tray on the wire stand placed inside the microwave and bake the cookies for 10 minutes at 180 degree centigrade. Check later.
  6. Meanwhile, melt the dark chocolate compound. Place a big vessel filled with water on flame. Let it simmer. Take the chocolate in small vessel and place the small vessel inside the big vessel. Make sure that water doesn't enter the small vessel.
  7. After 10 minutes, take out the tray. Cookies haven't baked aptly. Place it back inside the microwave and bake it for another 8 minutes on same temperature. 8 minutes are over. Take out the tray. Cookies have turned golden brown. They are now baked aptly. Transfer them on wire rack so that they cools down quickly.
  8. Check the chocolate. It has now melted aptly. Chocolate should have pouring consistency. It took 20-25 minutes to melt the chocolate nicely. Turn off the flame. Take the small vessel out from the big vessel. Allow it to cool down slightly so that it can be touched bare handed.
  9. Once the chocolate cools down a bit, transfer it to a small bowl. Dip the half portion of the cookie into the chocolate. Let the excess chocolate get drained back into the bowl. Place it on a plate. You can place the cookies on the butter paper after dipping them in chocolate. This way it will be easy to separate them after the chocolate dries. Similarly, dip the remaining cookies into the chocolate. Let the chocolate set nicely on the cookie. Shortbread cookies are now ready.
  10. Serve these shortbread cookies as it is after any meal or have them whenever you crave for something sweet. Once they cools down completely, store them in an air-tight container and relish eating them for about a month. Enjoy!

 

Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe – Easy Buttermilk Biscuit Recipe

Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe – Easy Buttermilk Biscuit Recipe

Buttermilk biscuits are classic biscuits you couldn’t say no to. These authentic biscuits are made of butter, refined flour and various other ingredients.  These can be served to guests or can be simply enjoyed with a cup of tea or coffee. These super delicious Buttermilk biscuits just melt in mouth to give you an extra buttery flavor that stays for long.

Here is an easy recipe with step by step pictures to make the delightful Buttermilk cookies. Serve these biscuits to guests, I am sure they will love it.

Directions

Getting ready:

Cut the butter in small chunks with the help of a knife and place them on a plate. You can grate it manually with a grater.Easy buttermilk biscuitsTake a baking tray and place a butter paper on it. Grease the butter paper evenly with some butter.

Easy buttermilk biscuits

Making:

Take refined flour in a bowl and add baking soda, baking powder and sugar in it. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly. Add butter in the refined flour mixture and mix it properly with hand until the mixture turns even. Make sure that there is small chunks of butter in the mixture. 

Easy buttermilk biscuit

Now add butter milk into the refined flour mixture and mix everything nicely. Don’t knead the dough, just bind everything together. Dough for making biscuits is ready.

Easy buttermilk biscuits

 

Dust the chopping board or kitchen platform with some flour and put the dough on it. Shape the dough in circular form then flatten it by pressing with fingers into ½ to ¾ inch thick dough. 

Easy buttermilk biscuits

Then take a hexagonal cutter, small bowl or small glass to cut the dough. Place the cutter on the dough and press firmly then take out the biscuit and place it on the baking tray. Likewise, prepare the rest of the biscuits and place them on the tray maintaining some distance between the biscuits.

Easy buttermilk biscuits

Melt 1 tbsp of butter in a bowl and grease the biscuits with it using a brush. Place the tray inside the preheated oven on middle rack and bake the biscuits for 15 to 20 minutes on 180 degree centigrade.

Easy buttermilk biscuits

15 minutes later, take out the tray. Biscuits will turn golden brown, transfer them on wire rack and allow them to cool down. Buttermilk biscuits are now ready.

Serving:

Serve these crisp and mouth-drooling buttermilk biscuits along with piping hot cup of tea or coffee or have them as it is.

Suggestions

  • If you are using unsalted butter then add ½ tsp salt in the flour.
  • Baking time varies from oven to oven. So, firstly bake the biscuits for 10 minutes and then keep baking them for few minutes while checking in-between until the biscuits are baked aptly.

Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe - Easy Buttermilk Biscuit Recipeeasy buttermilk biscuit
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Recipe type: cookie
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 2 cups
  • Salted butter – 100 grams
  • Butter milk - ¾ cup
  • Baking powder – 1 tsp
  • Baking soda - ¼ tsp
  • Sugar – 1 tsp
Instructions
  1. Cut the butter in small chunks with the help of a knife and place them on a plate. You can grate it manually with a grater.
  2. Take a baking tray and place a butter paper on it. Grease the butter paper evenly with some butter.
  3. Take refined flour in a bowl and add baking soda, baking powder and sugar in it. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly. Add butter in the refined flour mixture and mix it properly with hand until the mixture turns even. Make sure that there is small chunks of butter in the mixture.
  4. Now add butter milk into the refined flour mixture and mix everything nicely. Don't knead the dough, just bind everything together. Dough for making biscuits is ready.
  5. Dust the chopping board or kitchen platform with some flour and put the dough on it. Shape the dough in circular form then flatten it by pressing with fingers into ½ to ¾ inch thick dough.
  6. Then take a hexagonal cutter, small bowl or small glass to cut the dough. Place the cutter on the dough and press firmly then take out the biscuit and place it on the baking tray. Likewise, prepare the rest of the biscuits and place them on the tray maintaining some distance between the biscuits.
  7. Melt 1 tbsp of butter in a bowl and grease the biscuits with it using a brush. Place the tray inside the preheated oven on middle rack and bake the biscuits for 15 to 20 minutes on 180 degree centigrade.
  8. minutes later, take out the tray. Biscuits will turn golden brown, transfer them on wire rack and allow them to cool down. Buttermilk biscuits are now ready.
  9. Serve these crisp and mouth-drooling buttermilk biscuits along with piping hot cup of tea or coffee or have them as it is.

 

 

Almond Cookies Recipe – Badam Cookies

Almond Cookies Recipe – Badam Cookies

Crumbly Almond Cookies are a classic treat everyone relishes eating. You can munch on them anytime you wish to have. These scrumptious Almond cookies are made of refined flour, ghee, sugar and baking powder and topped with almonds.

Here is an easy step by step recipe to help you prepare almond cookies for your tea time. Serve these scrumptious and crusty almond cookies after they cools down completely and have a delightful treat. Enjoy

Directions

Getting ready:

Keep 10 to 12 almonds for later use and grind the rest of them into fine powder in mixer grinder.

Badam cookiesMaking:

Take powdered sugar and ghee in a big mixing bowl and whisk continuously for 3 to 4 minutes until the mixture appears white and smooth. Keep the mixture aside.

Badam cookies

Now take another bowl and put refined flour and baking powder in the bowl. Mix thoroughly with a spoon or sieve the mixture twice.

Badam cookies

Transfer the flour mixture to the sugar-ghee paste and mix properly. Pour 1 tbsp of milk in the bowl and blend nicely.

Badam cookies

To make cookies, pinch some dough and roll into smooth ball. Then flatten a little and place an almond piece in the centre of the cookie.

Badam cookies

Arrange the cookies on a baking tray keeping some distance between them.

Badam cookies

Now bake the cookies in a preheated oven for 15 to 16 minutes at 180 degree centigrade.

Badam cookies

15 minutes later, cookies will turn light brown. Transfer them on a plate, almond cookies are ready.

Badam cookiesServing:

Serve these scrumptious and crusty almond cookies after they cools down completely. Store in an air-tight container and relish eating them.

  • This much dough is sufficient for making 18 cookies

Almond Cookies Recipe - Badam Cookies
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Recipe type: Miscellaneous
Cuisine: Indian
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Cook time: 
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 1 cup
  • Powdered sugar - ½ cup
  • Ghee - ½ cup
  • Almonds - ½ cup
  • Baking powder - ¾ tsp
Instructions
  1. Keep 10 to 12 almonds for later use and grind the rest of them into fine powder in mixer grinder.
  2. Take powdered sugar and ghee in a big mixing bowl and whisk continuously for 3 to 4 minutes until the mixture appears white and smooth. Keep the mixture aside.
  3. Now take another bowl and put refined flour and baking powder in the bowl. Mix thoroughly with a spoon or sieve the mixture twice.
  4. Transfer the flour mixture to the sugar-ghee paste and mix properly. Pour 1 tbsp of milk in the bowl and blend nicely.
  5. To make cookies, pinch some dough and roll into smooth ball. Then flatten a little and place an almond piece in the centre of the cookie.
  6. Arrange the cookies on a baking tray keeping some distance between them.
  7. Now bake the cookies in a preheated oven for 15 to 16 minutes at 180 degree centigrade.
  8. minutes later, cookies will turn light brown. Transfer them on a plate, almond cookies are ready.
  9. Serve these scrumptious and crusty almond cookies after they cools down completely. Store in an air-tight container and relish eating them.

 

Chocolate Walnut Cookies Recipe – Eggless Chocolate Walnut Cookies

Chocolate Walnut Cookies Recipe – Eggless Chocolate Walnut Cookies

Cruncy Walnuts and chocolate together make a delightful Chocolate Walnut cookie you would never say no to.  You can make these mouth watering cookies you can dunk in a glass of milk or have  a yummy bite of it with your evening tea or coffee.  You can also serve it to guests on a tea party or give it to your kids to munch on anytime.

Here is an easy recipe with step by step pictures to help you make scrumptious Chocolate Walnut Cookies. Serve these crusty and delightful eggless chocolate walnut cookies straightaway. Enjoy a yummy bite sized treat.

Directions
Getting ready:
Cut the chocolate into small pieces and keep them in a bowl.

Eggless chocolate walnut cookiesMaking:
Take refined flour in a bowl followed by baking powder and strain the mixture twice through a sieve so that they blends well.

Eggless chocolate walnut cookies
Then take butter, khand and vanilla essence in another bowl and whisk to mix them thoroughly.

Eggless chocolate walnut cookies
Now add the refined flour mixture in the bowl and mix properly.

Eggless chocolate walnut cookies
Further add chocolate in the mixture and mix well to prepare the dough.

Eggless chocolate walnut cookies
Pinch some dough and roll into smooth ball then flatten slightly to shape like a cookie.

Eggless chocolate walnut cookies
Place the cookie on baking tray and stick 4 to 5 walnut chunks on top and likewise prepare the rest of the cookies.

Eggless chocolate walnut cookies
Preheat an oven and then bake the cookies for 15 minutes at 180 degree centigrade. 15 minutes later, check the cookies and if required then bake for 2 to 3 minutes more. It will take 15 to 18 minutes to bake the cookies.

Eggless chocolate walnut cookies
Once the cookies get baked perfectly, allow them to cool down and transfer them on a plate. Chocolate walnut cookies are ready.

Eggless chocolate walnut cookiesServing:
Serve these crusty and delightful eggless chocolate walnut cookies straightaway.

Chocolate Walnut Cookies Recipe - Eggless Chocolate Walnut Cookies
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Recipe type: Miscellaneous
Cuisine: Indian
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Cook time: 
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 1 cup
  • Powdered sugar/khand - ½ cup
  • Butter - ½ cup
  • Chocolate - ½ cup
  • Walnuts - ¼ cup (chopped)
  • Baking powder – 1 tsp
  • Vanilla essence - ¼ tsp
Instructions
  1. Cut the chocolate into small pieces and keep them in a bowl.
  2. Take refined flour in a bowl followed by baking powder and strain the mixture twice through a sieve so that they blends well.
  3. Then take butter, khand and vanilla essence in another bowl and whisk to mix them thoroughly.
  4. Now add the refined flour mixture in the bowl and mix properly.
  5. Further add chocolate in the mixture and mix well to prepare the dough.
  6. Pinch some dough and roll into smooth ball then flatten slightly to shape like a cookie.
  7. Place the cookie on baking tray and stick 4 to 5 walnut chunks on top and likewise prepare the rest of the cookies.
  8. Preheat an oven and then bake the cookies for 15 minutes at 180 degree centigrade. 15 minutes later, check the cookies and if required then bake for 2 to 3 minutes more. It will take 15 to 18 minutes to bake the cookies.
  9. Once the cookies get baked perfectly, allow them to cool down and transfer them on a plate. Chocolate walnut cookies are ready.
  10. Serve these crusty and delightful eggless chocolate walnut cookies straightaway.

 

Peanut Cookies Recipe Step by Step – Eggless peanut cookies

Peanut Cookies Recipe – Eggless peanut cookies

This instant and super yummy peanut cookies recipe is a must try. Here we have used roasted peanuts to give these cookies a crunchy bite. These cookies have been all time favorite. Today we are sharing the recipe of these super duper yummy peanut cookies with you all.

Eggless Peanut cookies will surely be a delight for kids and all grown ups alike. Prepare these peanuts cookies and store it in an air-tight container and enjoy eating it for weeks. Serve it to your guests along with steaming hot cup of tea or coffee. Everyone  will love it for sure. So here, follow this easy to make recipe for cookies  with step by step pictures and enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Take the peanuts in a mixer jar, put the lid on and grind it into slightly coarse powder.

peanut cookies

Peel the green cardamom and crush its seeds into fine powder.

peanut cookies

Grease a baking tray with some ghee or butter. Spread it evenly with a brush.

peanut cookiesMaking:

Take melted butter in a big mixing bowl and add powdered sugar into it. Mix it really well. Keep whisking the mixture until it becomes smooth and fluffy.

peanut cookies

Add vanilla essence into it and again whisk the mixture to mix it thoroughly.

peanut cookies

Take refined flour in a big mixing bowl and add baking powder into it followed by green cardamom powder and peanut powder. Mix everything really well. Dry ingredients are now mixed and ready.

peanut cookies

Add the refined flour mixture into butter-sugar mixture. Mix it really well and knead soft dough. Add 4 tsp of milk into it and bind everything together. Dough for cookies is now ready.

peanut cookies

Dust the rolling board and rolling pin with some dry flour. Place the dough on it and roll it into 1/3 cm thick sheet by pressing it gently with the rolling pin.

peanut cookies

After that, take a heart shaped cookie cutter or any shape you like and place it on the rolled sheet. Press it gently and cut off the cookie. Similarly, cut the remaining cookies until the dough is completely utilized.

peanut cookies

Place them on the baking tray. Arrange the cookies maintaining some distance between them. Now place the red and green tutti fruitti on the top of each cookie with some distance between them. Press it gently.

peanut cookies

Preheat the microwave at 180 degree centigrade. Now keep the cookie tray on the net stand placed inside the microwave and bake the cookies at 180 degree centigrade for 12 minutes on convection mode. Check later. After 12 minutes, take out the tray. Cookies aren’t baked yet. Place it back inside the microwave and bake them for another 5 minutes. 5 Minutes are over. Take out the tray. Cookies have turned golden brown in color. It took 17 minutes to bake the cookies.

peanut cookies

Preheat the oven at 160 degree centigrade. Place the another batch of cookies inside the oven on middle rack and bake them for 10 minutes at 160 degree centigrade. After 10 minutes, take out the tray. Cookies have turned golden brown in color. Let both the batch of the cookies cool down a bit.

peanut cookies

Once the cookies cools down slightly, transfer them on a plate. Peanut cookies are now ready.

peanut cookiesServing:

Serve these devouring and luscious peanut cookies as a dessert or have them whenever you crave for something sweet. When the cookies cools down completely, store them in an air-tight container and relish eating for 1-2 months.

Suggestions

  • You can decorate the cookies with cherries, almonds, peanuts or anything you like.
  • Baking time varies from microwave to microwave. So, firstly bake the cookies for 10 minutes and then keep baking them for few minutes while checking in-between until the cookies turns golden brown from top and baked through aptly.
  • You can add almond powder, coconut powder or anything else instead of peanut powder to make different types of cookies.
  • For 28 cookies

Peanut Cookies Recipe - Eggless peanut cookies peanut cookies
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Recipe type: Biscuits
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 1 cup (120 grams)
  • Powdered sugar – 1 cup (150 grams)
  • Peanuts - ¾ cup (100 grams) (roasted and peeled)
  • Salted/unsalted butter - ½ cup (100 grams) (melted)
  • Vanilla essence - ½ tsp
  • Tutti fruitti – 2-3 tbsp
  • Milk - ¾ cup
  • Green cardamom – 6
  • Baking powder – 1 tsp
Instructions
  1. Take the peanuts in a mixer jar, put the lid on and grind it into slightly coarse powder. Peel the green cardamom and crush its seeds into fine powder. Grease a baking tray with some ghee or butter. Spread it evenly with a brush.
  2. Take melted butter in a big mixing bowl and add powdered sugar into it. Mix it really well. Keep whisking the mixture until it becomes smooth and fluffy. Add vanilla essence into it and again whisk the mixture to mix it thoroughly.
  3. Take refined flour in a big mixing bowl and add baking powder into it followed by green cardamom powder and peanut powder. Mix everything really well. Dry ingredients are now mixed and ready.
  4. Add the refined flour mixture into butter-sugar mixture. Mix it really well and knead soft dough. Add 4 tsp of milk into it and bind everything together. Dough for cookies is now ready.
  5. Dust the rolling board and rolling pin with some dry flour. Place the dough on it and roll it into ⅓ cm thick sheet by pressing it gently with the rolling pin.
  6. After that, take a heart shaped cookie cutter or any shape you like and place it on the rolled sheet. Press it gently and cut off the cookie. Similarly, cut the remaining cookies until the dough is completely utilized.
  7. Place them on the baking tray. Arrange the cookies maintaining some distance between them. Now place the red and green tutti fruitti on the top of each cookie with some distance between them. Press it gently.
  8. Preheat the microwave at 180 degree centigrade. Now keep the cookie tray on the net stand placed inside the microwave and bake the cookies at 180 degree centigrade for 12 minutes on convection mode. Check later. After 12 minutes, take out the tray. Cookies aren't baked yet. Place it back inside the microwave and bake them for another 5 minutes. 5 Minutes are over. Take out the tray. Cookies have turned golden brown in colour. It took 17 minutes to bake the cookies.
  9. Preheat the oven at 160 degree centigrade. Place the another batch of cookies inside the oven on middle rack and bake them for 10 minutes at 160 degree centigrade. After 10 minutes, take out the tray. Cookies have turned golden brown in colour. Let both the batch of the cookies cool down a bit.
  10. Once the cookies cools down slightly, transfer them on a plate. Peanut cookies are now ready. Serve these devouring and luscious peanut cookies as a dessert or have them whenever you crave for something sweet. When the cookies cools down completely, store them in an air-tight container and relish eating for 1-2 months.

 

Cashew Nut And Almond Nut Cookies Recipes – Kaju Badam Cookies

Cashew Nut And Almond Nut Cookies Recipes – Kaju Badam Cookies

Cookies prepared with cashew and almonds have a nice nutty flavour. Cashews and almonds are generally found in every kitchen and one of the best way to use them is to prepare these crusty cookies. Give them to your kids straightaway from the jar whenever they crave for something light.

Kaju badam cookies can be made conveniently at home and stored for about a month. Cookies are the best accompaniment with a hot cup of tea or coffee. So, make your tea time special with these nutty cookies. Do try making them by yourself with these easy to follow step-by-step ingredients. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Chop each cashew into 8-10 small pieces. Place it in a bowl.

cashew almond cookies

Grease a baking tray with some ghee or butter. Spread it evenly with a brush.

cashew almond cookiesMaking:

Take melted butter in a big mixing bowl and add powdered sugar into it. Mix it really well. Keep whisking the mixture until it becomes smooth and fluffy.

cashew almond cookies

Take refined flour in a big mixing bowl and add baking powder into it followed by green cardamom powder and almond powder. Mix everything really well. Dry ingredients are now mixed and ready.

cashew almond cookies

Again whisk the butter-sugar mixture and add dry ingredients and chopped cashews into it. Mix it really well and knead soft dough as required for making pooris. Add 1-2 tbsp of milk if required. Dough for cookies is now ready.

cashew almond cookies

Spread some dry flour on the rolling board. Place the dough on it and roll it into ½ cm thick sheet with the help of a rolling pin.

cashew almond cookies

After that, take a flower shaped or any shaped cookie cutter and place it on the rolled sheet. Press it gently and cut off the cookie. Similarly, cut the remaining cookies until the dough is utilized completely. You can use small bowl, cap of a bottle or shape them with your hands.

cashew almond cookies

Place it on the baking tray. Arrange the cookies maintaining some distance between them. Now cut the almonds into half and place a piece on the top of each cookie. Press it gently.

cashew almond cookies

Preheat the microwave at 180 degree centigrade on convection mode. Now place the cookie tray inside the microwave and bake the cookies at 180 degree centigrade for 12 minutes. Check later. After 12 minutes, take out the tray. Cookies haven’t baked yet. Place it back inside the microwave and bake them for another 5 minutes. 5 Minutes are over. Take out the tray. Cookies have turned golden brown in colour.

cashew almond cookies

Place the another batch of cookies inside the oven and bake them for 8 minutes at 150 degree centigrade. After 8 minutes, take out the tray. Cookies have turned golden brown in colour. Let both the batch of the cookies cools down completely.

cashew almond cookies

Once the cookies cools down completely, transfer them on a plate.

cashew almond cookiesServing:

Have these mouth-drooling and luscious cashew almond cookies straightaway. Store these cookies in an airtight container and enjoy them for about a month.

Suggestions

  • You can take salted butter as well.
  • Baking time varies from oven to oven. So, bake the cookies setting the temperature for some minutes while checking in-between until the cookies turns golden brown from top.

Cashew Nut And Almond Nut Cookies Recipes - Kaju Badam Cookies cashew almond cookies
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Recipe type: Cookies
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 1 cup (120 grams)
  • Powdered sugar – more than ½ cup (100 grams)
  • Almond powder - ½ cup (50 grams)
  • Unsalted butter – ½ cup (100 grams)
  • Cashews - ¼ cup (30 grams)
  • Almonds – 15
  • Green cardamom – 6 (finely crushed)
  • Baking powder - ¾ tsp
  • Milk - ¼ cup
Instructions
  1. Chop each cashew into 8-10 small pieces. Place it in a bowl. Grease a baking tray with some ghee or butter. Spread it evenly with a brush.
  2. Take melted butter in a big mixing bowl and add powdered sugar into it. Mix it really well. Keep whisking the mixture until it becomes smooth and fluffy.
  3. Take refined flour in a big mixing bowl and add baking powder into it followed by green cardamom powder and almond powder. Mix everything really well. Dry ingredients are now mixed and ready.
  4. Again whisk the butter-sugar mixture and add dry ingredients and chopped cashews into it. Mix it really well and knead soft dough as required for making pooris. Add 1-2 tbsp of milk if required. Dough for cookies is now ready.
  5. Spread some dry flour on the rolling board. Place the dough on it and roll it into ½ cm thick sheet with the help of a rolling pin. After that, take a flower shaped or any shaped cookie cutter and place it on the rolled sheet. Press it gently and cut off the cookie. Similarly, cut the remaining cookies until the dough is utilized completely. You can use small bowl, cap of a bottle or shape them with your hands.
  6. Place it on the baking tray. Arrange the cookies maintaining some distance between them. Now cut the almonds into half and place a piece on the top of each cookie. Press it gently. Preheat the microwave at 180 degree centigrade on convection mode. Now place the cookie tray inside the microwave and bake the cookies at 180 degree centigrade for 12 minutes. Check later. After 12 minutes, take out the tray. Cookies haven't baked yet. Place it back inside the microwave and bake them for another 5 minutes. 5 Minutes are over. Take out the tray. Cookies have turned golden brown in colour.
  7. Place the another batch of cookies inside the oven and bake them for 8 minutes at 150 degree centigrade. After 8 minutes, take out the tray. Cookies have turned golden brown in colour. Let both the batch of the cookies cools down completely. Once the cookies cools down completely, transfer them on a plate.
  8. Serve these mouth-drooling and luscious cashew almond cookies rightaway. Store these cookies in an airtight container and enjoy them for about a month.

 

Cashew Pistachio Cookies – Pistachio Nuts Cookies Recipe

Cashew Pistachio Cookies – Pistachio Nuts Cookies Recipe

Cashew pistachio cookies are liked the most because of their sweet and tempting flavor. These cookies have been all time favorite. These Kaju Pista Cookies are very popular in India and are eggless. These scrumptious cookies prepared with pistachios, cashews and flavored with cardamom powder makes a good option with a cup of chai and also perfect for giving as gift!

This is super simple to make. If you love kaju pista cookies, then these cookies will soon become your favorite too! So, follow this easy to make recipe for cashew pistachio cookies and enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Take cashews in a mixer jar and grind it into a fine powder. Transfer it to a bowl. Peel green cardamom and crush its seeds into a fine powder using a mortar pestle. Take it out in a bowl.

cashew pistachio cookies

Grease two baking trays with some ghee or butter. Spread the ghee evenly on them.

cashew pistachio cookiesMaking:

Take melted butter into a big mixing bowl. Make sure that the butter is not too hot. It can be touched bare-handed. Now add powdered sugar into the butter and mix it well while whisking it continuously until the mixture turns even and fluffy.

cashew pistachio cookies

After that, add cashew powder, green cardamom powder, refined flour and baking powder. Mix everything really until the mixture turns doughy. Knead the dough by adding milk in small portions. 2 tbsp of milk is used for kneading this much of mixture. Dough for making cookies is now ready.

cashew pistachio cookies

Make a big ball of the dough. Dust the rolling board and rolling pin with some flour. Roll out the dough into 1/3 cm thick circle with the help of the rolling pin. Dough is now rolled aptly.

cashew pistachio cookies

Take a heart shaped cookie cutter and cut out the cookies. Place the cookies on the greased tray at particular distance. Now cut the pistachios in thin slices and place them on the cookies.

cashew pistachio cookies

Place the cookies tray on the stand inside the microwave and bake them on 180 degree centigrade for 12 minutes on convection mode. After 12 minutes, take the tray out. Cookies are not baked aptly. So, place it back inside the microwave and bake it again for 3 more minutes. After that, check the cookies. They have turned golden brown in colour. Cookies are now baked aptly.

cashew pistachio cookies

Roll out the remaining dough and prepare the rest of the cookies until the dough is utilized completely. Place these cookies on another greased baking tray. Preheat another oven at 150 degree centigrade. Place the cookies tray on middle rack inside the oven and bake the cookies for 8 minutes on 150 degree centigrade. After 8 minutes, take the cookies tray out. Cookies have turned golden brown from top. These cookies are baked aptly as well.

cashew pistachio cookies

Both the batch of cookies is ready. They have cooled down completely. Transfer the cookies on a serving plate.

cashew pistachio cookiesServing:

Serve these crispy and mouth-melting cashew pistachio cookies as it is along with steaming hot cup of tea or coffee. Once the cookies cools down completely then store them in an air-tight container and relish eating for 1-2 months.

Suggestions

  • Baking time varies from oven to oven. It also varies because of temperature. So, preheat the oven first. Then bake the cookies for 8-10 minutes after that keep checking and bake them until they turn golden brown in colour.
  • Here we have shaped the cookies as a heart but you can prepare them in any shape such as triangular, square or rectangular.
  • For 20 cookies

Cashew Pistachio Cookies - Pistachio Nuts Cookies Recipe cashew pistachio cookies
Author: 
Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Cashews – 1 cup (100 grams)
  • Powdered sugar – more than ½ cup (100 grams)
  • Refined flour – ½ cup (70 grams)
  • Butter – ¼ cup (50 grams) (melted)
  • Pistachios – 1 tbsp
  • Baking powder – ½ tsp
  • Green cardamom – 5
  • Milk - 2 tbsp
Instructions
  1. Take cashews in a mixer jar and grind it into a fine powder. Crush the seeds of cardamom into a fine powder.
  2. Grease two baking trays with some ghee or butter. Spread the ghee evenly on them.
  3. Take melted butter into a big mixing bowl. Add powdered sugar into the butter and whisk it continuously until the mixture turns even and fluffy.
  4. After that, add cashew powder, green cardamom powder, refined flour and baking powder. Knead the dough by adding milk in small portions.
  5. Make a big ball of the dough. Dust it with some flour. Roll out the dough into ⅓ cm thick circle.
  6. Take a heart shaped cookie cutter and cut out the cookies. Place the cookies on the greased tray at particular distance. Now cut the pistachios in thin slices and place them on the cookies.
  7. Place the cookies tray on the stand inside the microwave and bake them on 180 degree centigrade for 15 minutes on convection mode. Cookies are now baked aptly.
  8. Roll out the remaining dough and prepare the rest of the cookies. Place these cookies on another greased baking tray. Preheat another oven at 150 degree centigrade. Place it inside the oven and bake the cookies for 8 minutes on 150 degree centigrade. These cookies are baked aptly as well. Transfer the cookies on a serving plate.
  9. Serve these crispy and mouth-melting cashew pistachio cookies as it is along with steaming hot cup of tea or coffee.

 

Honey Oat Cookies Recipe

Honey Oat Cookies Recipe

Honey oat cookies are crisp and delicious cookies. It is relished by not only kids but by youngsters also. It is very easy to prepare at home with very few ingredients i.e. honey, oats, dry fruits, butter and few more. It tastes super scrumptious.

Prepare these honey oat cookies and store it in an air-tight container and enjoy eating it for weeks. Serve it to your guests along with steaming hot cup of tea or coffee. They will love it for sure. So, try out making honey oat cookies with these easy to follow step-by-step instructions. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Chop the dark chocolate into small pieces with the help of a knife. Also, chop walnuts into fine pieces. Place it in a bowl.

honey oat cookiesMaking:

Take ghee in a big mixing bowl and add sugar into it. Whisk it well together until the mixture turns fluffy. After the mixture turns fluffy, add honey and whisk it again. Then add cinnamon powder into it. Whisk it again. Keep the mixture aside.

honey oat cookies

Add baking powder into the refined flour. Strain the mixture with the help of a sieve so that both the ingredients blend nicely.

honey oat cookies

Add the strained refined flour mixture into the ghee-sugar-honey mixture. Mix it really well. Don’t whisk it.

honey oat cookies

Now add ½ tsp of vanilla essence, oats, raisins, chopped walnuts and chopped dark chocolate into the batter. Mix all the ingredients really well. Dough for making cookies is now ready.

honey oat cookies

Take a baking tray and spread a silicon sheet on it. Now take a spoonful of dough on hand and roll it out like cookie. Place it on the tray. Similarly, prepare the rest of the cookies until the dough is utilized completely. Keep some distance between the cookies.

honey oat cookies

Preheat the oven at 170 degree centigrade. Place the cookies on the middle rack of the oven. Set the oven at 170 degree centigrade and bake the cookies for 10 minutes. Check later. After 10 minutes, take the tray out. Cookies are not baked aptly. Place it back inside the oven and bake them for 2 more minutes.

honey oat cookies

After 2 minutes, take the tray out. Cookies have turned brown in colour. They are now baked aptly. Transfer the cookies on the wire rack. Allow it to cool down completely. Honey oat cookies are now ready.

honey oat cookiesServing:

Serve these crusty and delectable honey oat cookies along with steaming hot cup of tea or coffee or have them whenever you crave for something sweet. Allow the cookies to cool down completely then store them in an air-tight container and relish eating for 8-10 days. Enjoy!

Suggestions

  • Baking time varies from oven to oven. So, bake the cookies on 170 degree for 10 minutes first and then check. After that, bake it for 2-3 minutes and check. Bake it until it turns golden brown in colour.

Honey Oat Cookies Recipe honey oat cookies
Author: 
Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 1 cup (125 grams)
  • Oats – 1 cup (100 grams)
  • Dark chocolate – 75 grams
  • Butter – ½ cup (100 grams)
  • Brown sugar – more than ½ cup (100 grams)
  • Raisins – 50 grams
  • Walnuts – 50 grams
  • Honey – 70 grams
  • Cinnamon powder – ¼ tsp
  • Baking powder – 1 tsp
  • Vanilla essence – ½ tsp
Instructions
  1. Chop the dark chocolate and walnuts into small pieces.
  2. Take ghee in a big mixing bowl and add sugar into it. Whisk it well together. Add honey and cinnamon powder whisk it again.
  3. Add baking powder into the refined flour. Strain the mixture.
  4. Add the strained refined flour mixture into the ghee-sugar-honey mixture. Mix it really well.
  5. Now add ½ tsp of vanilla essence, oats, raisins, chopped walnuts and chopped dark chocolate into the batter. Mix all the ingredients really well.
  6. Take a baking tray and spread a silicon sheet on it. Roll out cookie and place it on the tray.
  7. Preheat the oven at 170 degree centigrade. Set the oven at 170 degree centigrade and bake the cookies for 12 minutes. Check later.
  8. After 12 minutes, take the tray out. Cookies have turned brown in colour. They are now baked aptly.
  9. Serve these crusty and delectable honey oat cookies along with steaming hot cup of tea or coffee.

 

Nan Khatai Recipe without Oven – Besan Naan Khatai

Besan Naan Khatai Recipe Without Oven – Besan Nankhatai

Besan Nankhatai without oven is a great variation and most convenient method for making khatai without oven or microwave. Nankhatai is usually prepared in oven and comes out really tempting and crunchy. But nankhatai can also be prepared on flame in wok with a heavy base or in pressure cooker. This nankhatai prepared without oven also have pleasing taste. These Nan khatai are little varied from the regular naan khatai but are good enough to please your kids.

We have a healthier version of Nan khatai. We are using gram flour and powdered sugar to prepare them. You can bake these khatai till little crunchy or soft as per your desire. All you need to note about is cooking time. Today we will make nankhatai in a pan over flame. So, here’s the recipe to make Nan khatai with step-by-step pictures and method. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting Ready:

1. Sieve chickpea flour through a strainer.

besan nan khatai

2. Peel green cardamom and crush its seeds in mortar pestle into fine powder.

besan nan khatai

3. Finely chop pistachios.

besan nan khatai

4. In a vessel with heavy base, add 300 to 400 grams of salt. Spread it evenly. Cover the vessel and let it heat sufficiently.

besan nan khataiMaking:

5. To the chickpea flour add baking powder and powder sugar and mix everything really well.

besan nan khatai

6. Add green cardamom powder followed with melted ghee to the flour and knead the dough.

besan nan khatai

7. Continue kneading until dough becomes smooth. It should not be too soft or too hard.

besan nan khatai

8. Grease a plate or tray with some ghee as well.

besan nan khatai

9. Pinch small to medium portion from the dough and roll into round shape. Flatten it gently with your palm and place it on the greased plate. Repeat the process until the entire mixture is utilized.

besan nan khatai

10. Place 3-4 pieces of pistachios and press gently.

besan nan khatai

11. Place a net in the vessel. Place this tray over the net stand inside the vessel and cover it properly with the lid.

besan nan khatai

12. Bake the khatai for 15 minutes on low flame first and check later. When you see that the khatai is brown and turned puffy, they are ready to serve. In case not, then bake for 3 to 4 more minutes.

besan nan khatai

13. Within 15 to 20 minutes the khatai are cooked through. Turn off the flame and take out the plate and let the Nan khatai cool down.

besan nan khatai

14. Separate out the cookies from the tray and transfer them to a plate. Nankhatai are ready to serve.

besan nan khataiServing:

15. Serve these mouth drooling and scrumptious besan nankhatai as a dessert after any meal. Store the remaining in an airtight container. It keeps good for up to 2 months.

Suggestions

  • Nankhatai can be prepared with chickpea and refined flour, chickpea flour and semolina, chickpea-refined flour and semolina, only with refined flour, refined flour and semolina.
  • If the quantity of ghee is more than nankhatai will not rise. So, in that case mix some chickpea flour to it. And if the quantity of ghee is less then there will be cracks on nankhatai. So, in that case mix some ghee to it.

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Nan Khatai Recipe without Oven Nan Khatai Recipe without Oven
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Recipe type: Cookies/Biscuits
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Gram flour - 1 cup (125 grams)
  • Powdered sugar - ½ cup (125 grams)
  • Desi ghee or vegetable oil - ½ cup (125 grams)
  • Baking powder - ½ tsp
  • Green cardamom - 4-5
  • Pistachios - 4-5
Instructions
  1. Sieve chickpea flour through a strainer.
  2. Peel green cardamom and crush its seeds in mortar pestle into fine powder.
  3. Finely chop pistachios.
  4. In a vessel with heavy base, add 300 to 400 grams of salt. Spread it evenly. Cover the vessel and let it heat sufficiently.
  5. To the chickpea flour add baking powder and powder sugar and mix everything really well.
  6. Add green cardamom powder followed with melted ghee to the flour and knead the dough.
  7. Continue kneading until dough becomes smooth. It should not be too soft or too hard.
  8. Grease a plate or tray with some ghee as well.
  9. Pinch small to medium portion from the dough and roll into round shape. Flatten it gently with your palm and place it on the greased plate. Repeat the process until the entire mixture is utilized.
  10. Place 3-4 pieces of pistachios and press gently.
  11. Place a net in the vessel. Place this tray over the net stand inside the vessel and cover it properly with the lid.
  12. Bake the khatai for 15 minutes on low flame first and check later. When you see that the khatai is brown and turned puffy, they are ready to serve. In case not, then bake for 3 to 4 more minutes.
  13. Within 15 to 20 minutes the khatai are cooked through. Turn off the flame and take out the plate and let the Nan khatai cool down.
  14. Separate out the cookies from the tray and transfer them to a plate. Nankhatai are ready to serve.
  15. Serve these mouth drooling and scrumptious besan nankhatai as a dessert after any meal. Store the remaining in an airtight container. It keeps good for up to 2 months.