Friday, September 19, 2014

FENNEL SEEDS FLAVORED BISCUITS


In search of a new taste tried to make  these biscuits with simple ingredients fennel seeds, cardamom and coconut.. Hope you would like it.

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INGREDIENTS:
  • Whole wheat flour - 1/2 cup
  • All purpose flour (maida) - 1/2 cup
  • Granulated sugar -  1 tbsp
  • Powder sugar - 2 tbsp
  • Coarsely grinded fennel seeds (sauf) - 1.5 tsp
  • Chilled Butter - 50gm
  • Milk - 1/2 tbsp
  • Coconut powder - 2 tbsp
Note:
  • Butter should be chilled. Cut it in to the small pieces. 
  • Milk is needed just to bind the dough.
  • take out a bit of coconute powder, fennel seeds powder and sugar. This would be used for garnishing.
  • Keep fennel seed powder coarse.

METHOD:
  • Take a mixing bowl mix all the ingredients. First mix the butter, it would being to look like breadcrumbs. Add little milk to make a soft dough.
                                           

  • Make small balls of oval shape from the dough.
  • Now make mixture of coconut powder, sauf  and sugar separately. This is for garnishing. 
  • At the top of cookies milk wash and stick some mixture made above on it.
                                         

  • Preheat the oven at 170c for 10 min.arrange  the biscuits in greased baking tray giving some space between them.
  • Bake the biscuits for around 15 to 20 mins. Keep an eye on it.
  • As biscuits begin to turn brown switch off the bottom rod. Start only top rod for a minute when biscuits top look brown switch off the oven and take them out .
  • Let it cool down completely on the cooling rack.
                                         

  • Enjoy the new taste :)