Salted cookies with carom and onion seeds

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Salted cookies with carom and onion seeds
Salted cookies with carom and onion seeds
These salted cookies, with a little hint of sweetness, have an amazing taste and are great snacking option at the tea time. It’s really easy to make and the flavours of carom seeds and onion seeds are just great!

This is another guest post by my friend Reena Khalkho. Remember her EGGLESS extra dark chocolate cake frosted with chocolate mousse? She’s here again with one more delicacy. Read here to know the baker behind this beautiful bake.

How to make salted cookies with carom and onion seeds

Salted cookies with carom and onion seeds
Salted cookies with carom and onion seeds
INGREDIENTS:

1 & 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1 & 1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon onion seeds (known as kalonji in Hindi)
1 teaspoon carom seeds (known as ajwain in Hindi)
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
Milk as required

METHOD:
  • Pre-heat the oven to 200 C/180 C fan-assisted/400 F/gas 6.
  • Sieve flour, sugar, salt and baking powder together then mix butter to it. Lightly mix everything well.
  • Now add milk gradually little by little to make a soft dough.
  • Sprinkle some dry flour on the rolling surface and roll the dough into 1/2 cm thick.
  • Spread onion seeds and carom seeds on it and press a little with the help of rolling pin. Cut the cookies into desired shape using a cutter.
  • Now put the cookies on the baking tray lined with baking parchment and bake in the preheated oven for 17-18 minutes.
  • Take out the cookies and let them cool for 5-8 minutes in the baking tray itself then transfer to the wire rack.
  • Cool completely and store in an airtight jar.
Salted cookies with carom and onion seeds
 
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Recipe type: Cookies
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 12-15
Ingredients
  • 1 & ½ cup all purpose flour
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 & ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon onion seeds (known as kalonji in Hindi)
  • 1 teaspoon carom seeds (known as ajwain in Hindi)
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • Milk as required
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200 C/180 C fan-assisted/400 F/gas 6.
  2. Sieve flour, sugar, salt and baking powder then mix butter to it. Lightly mix everything well.
  3. Now add milk gradually little by little to make a soft dough.
  4. Sprinkle some dry flour on the rolling surface and roll the dough into ½ cm thick.
  5. Spread onion seeds and carom seeds on it and press a little with the help of rolling pin. Cut the cookies into desired shape using a cutter.
  6. Now put the cookies on the baking tray lined with baking parchment and bake in the preheated oven for 17-18 minutes.
  7. Take out the cookies and let them cool for 5-8 minutes in the baking tray itself then transfer to the wire rack.
  8. Cool completely and store in an airtight jar.

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A self-taught baker and an iPhone photographer who believes passion is the necessary ingredient in baking and every step must be savoured and enjoyed! I feel baking is therapeutic and easy. All you have to do is to gather your ingredients, measure them, mix them with a pinch of love and let the magic work!! Thank you for stopping by and going through my work. Let me know how you find them? All inputs and suggestions are highly appreciated. Thanks!

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