Monday, August 18, 2014

EGGLESS SWEET AND SALTY JEERA (CUMIN SEEDS ) COOKIES


Hi friends today we would make salty jeera cookies......my favourite tea time snacks. Hope you would like it.

 

 


INGREDIENTS:
  • All purpose flour (maida)  -  1.5 cup
  • Butter - 1/2 cup (if it is salted, please adjust salt quantity accordingly)
  •  Powder sugar - 3 tbsp
  • Baking powder -  1 tsp
  • Salt -1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds (jeera) - 2 tsp
  • Carom seeds (ajwain) - 1/2 tsp
  • Milk - 1/2tbsp

Note : Preheat oven at 170c for 10 mins and butter should be on room temperature.

 METHOD:
  • Blend butter and sugar in a mixing bowl (wet ingredient). Blend until it become creamy.

  • Sieve all purpose flour, Baking powder and salt.
  • Crush cumin seeds and carom seeds with your palm, this will enhance the flavor. Add it in the sieved mix (dry ingredient).
  • Now mix the dry ingredients in wet ingredient. Keep adding in small quantity and mix well with light hand. Repeat until the entire dry ingredient is mixed in wet ingredients.

  • Make a dough of this. If you feel dough is dry, you can add some milk to help.

  • Rest the dough for 15 to 20 min.
  • After 20 minutes roll dough sheet for cookies.
  • Now cut the cookies from it. i use cookies cutter (i have round and heart one, you can get different shapes from market). To cut cookies with cookie cutter dip the cutter in dry flour and cut the cookies.
  • To stick jeera on them milk wash cookies (apply milk on top of cookies with a brush) and stick jeera on it.
  • Place the cookies in greased baking tray.

  • Preheat oven at 170c. Now place the cookies in the oven.   
  • Bake for 10 to 15 min. Keep an eye on it as soon as it turn slight brown take the tray out.
  • Cookies are ready .
  • Store them in airtight container once they cool down completely.  

Ideal partner for evening Tea. Enjoy :)