Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Desi Biscuits

2 ½ cups all purpose flour
1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup ghee
¼ teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoon curd,beat until smooth
Pinch of salt
½ teaspoon green cardamom powder
½ teaspoon ginger powder
1 teaspoon vanilla essence

  • Sift flour with baking soda and keep aside.
  • Beat ghee with baking powder until soft.
  • Add sugar gradually and beat for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add cardamom powder, ginger powder, salt, vanilla essence, curd and mix well.
  • Fold in the flour and knead to form soft dough.
  • Roll the dough into 1 ½ inch thickness and cut into desired shapes with a cookie cutter.
  • Give shallow cross cut at the centre and sprinkle some cardamom powder on top of it.
  • Place the cookies in a baking sheet 1 inch apart.
  • Bake at 160 degree Celsius for 15-20 minutes.


  1. I see that you have added curd into the biscuit. Also the ginger powder must have been lovely. Its like a ginger biscuit, Indian Western fusion biscuit with a beautiful smell of cardamom.

  2. Biscuits look super delicious and flavorful.. Awesome clicks Priya :-)

  3. Desi biscuits hmm ..nice name PKT..Cardamom ,ginger that's a nice combination.

  4. this looks like exactly what we get from bakeries in Kerala... yumm...

  5. Wow agree with Rafee looks just like what we got back in kerala... :-)


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