Apr 12, 2011

Khara Biscuits / Masala Biscuits



Masala Biscuits

Makes: 16
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Baking time: 20 - 25 minutes

You will need

1 cup ( 200 g ) maida (plain flour / all purpose flour)
75 g butter
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 green chilly very finely chopped
1 tablespoon chopped mint & coriander leaves
1 spring dark green curry leaves, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds ( saunf)
1/2 teaspoon very finely chopped ginger
2 tablespoon (6 teaspoon) fresh curd
1 teaspoon butter (to grease baking dish)

Method

Beat butter till creamy.

Preheat oven (OTG) at 180 * C or 350 * F (moderate).

Grease baking tray with 1 teaspoon butter.

Mix all the ingredients with butter for 5 minutes and knead into a soft dough. Do not add water while making the dough.

Make 16 small balls, flatten them slightly and arrange on a greased baking tray (or roll the dough into a thick & big chapati and cut with a biscuit cutter or cut into desired shape).

Leave 1/2 - inch space between each biscuit and bake for 20 - 30 minutes or until they turn light golden color in color.

Keep aside to cool and store in an airtight container. Serve as a snack. Good combination with Tea / Coffee.



3 comments:

Ms.Chitchat said...

Nice looking masala biscuits,would love to try.

Rajani@eatwritethink said...

oh very nice... like spicy nankatais!! looks really yum.

Vimitha Anand said...

Masala biscuits look yum...