Thursday, February 26, 2009

Spicy Masala Biscuits



I got this recipe from Indian food kitchen and thought of trying it immediately and it turned out to be perfect biscuits as served & sold in bakery....so here's the recipe which can be made within few minutes and enjoyed as a tea time snack..

Ingredients

1 cup Plain flour(Maida)

2 tsp Sugar 

1 stick or 3/4 cup Butter softened at room temperature

1/2 tsp Baking powder 

4 green chillies finely chopped 

2 sprig of Curry leaves finely chopped

1" piece Ginger grated

2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves

1/2 tsp mint chopped fine

3 tsp Yogurt

salt to taste

Method

  • Mix flour, baking powder, sugar & salt in a mixing bowl. Add butter, Do not  knead, just mix it well with your hands until you get a bread crumb             consistency
  • Add chopped green chillies, curry leaves, ginger, coriander leaves, mint and curds and mix and make a soft dough 
  • Make small balls of the dough and then flatten each with your fingers and then with the help of a fork
  • Put the baking sheet on the oven proof dish and place 6-7 biscuits on it at a time and bake it in a preheated oven at 180 C for 15 minutes till light brown 
  • Repeat the same for the remaining biscuits 
  • Cool on a wire rack and store it in a air tight container and serve whenever required