Thursday, December 24, 2009

Chocolate Cardamom Cookies


Long back i had made these cookies and was just lying in my drafts,so thought of posting it today as its perfect way to celebrate Christmas too!!, My son loves chocolate so i did this chocolate flavour cookies just for him and he enjoyed having it as well...i love the flavour of cardamom in it, it does make it really different and delicious too....so try this and enjoy these yummy cookies ...

AND WISHING EVERYONE A VERY HAPPY XMAS & WISHES FOR A WONDERFUL YEAR AS WELL

Ingredients


1/2 cup butter


1/2 cup sugar


3/4 cup Maida

2 tbsp semolina

1/2 tsp baking powder


1/4 tsp baking soda


1 1/2 tsp cardamom powder

1 tsp vanilla essence

1 tbsp curd

pinch of salt


1 cup melted milk chocolate


1/2 cup chopped walnuts


Method

  • Sieve Maida, baking powder, soda and salt and then keep aside
  • Cream butter and sugar together with the help of an electric beater
  • Add the sieved maida mix,semolina,cardamom powder,vanilla essence and mix well with hands till it becomes like a bread crumbs
  • Add curds and mix to a smooth dough and keep aside for 30 minutes
  • Divide the dough into small balls
  • Line in a baking tray and bake it at 180 c for 15 minutes or till done
  • Cool it on a wire rack and later spread 2 tsp melted chocolate on it and then press few chopped walnuts on it and let it set for some more time and then serve when required

57 comments:

  1. yummy looking cardamom cookies...lovely flavor

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  2. Merry Christmas & Happy New Year ;D

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  3. Chocolata and cardamomn... interesting looks so tempting ...

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  4. Lovely and delectable cardamom cookies!!!!

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to u and ur family dear:)

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  5. Cookies looks pretty and yumm..Love the cardamom flavour and i can definitely say that these cookies would have been a hit at ur home na..tempting cookies..

    Merry christmas and New year wishes to u & ur family Sushma..

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  6. Adorable cookies dear..!!
    Wishing you a meery christmas and a happy newyear too..
    I would like to share my awards with you..Pls accept it.

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  7. As I mentioned before, I LOVE COOKIES!! :3 Plz lemme have'em! Nice adding the classic cardamom! Merry X'mas!

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  8. I too love chocolate..the cookies look very tempting. Perfect for Christmas eve!!

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  9. Yummy cookies..sure the cardamom flavor gives the rich flavor to the cookies.

    Wishing you and your family and to the cutie pie Amit, A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

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  10. Thanks a lot for your lovely comments my dear friends,merry xmas to you all too...

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  11. Yummy yummy cookies dear...nice decor...Merry X'mas....

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  12. yummy flavourful cookies!!!

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  13. Beautiful cookies...Thanks for this festive recipe :-)

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  14. Looks gorgeous.Perfect for Christmas!

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  15. Its cookies and cakes everywhere today.
    These look very yummy and just want one.

    Wish you and your Family Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

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  16. Those cookies are so adorable n cute.I could imagine the combo of chocolate n cardamom,new combo for me.Happy christmas n new year wishes to you n your family sush.

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  17. lovely cookies,Merry xmas

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  18. Cardamom must have really enhanced the taste of this cookies,looks tempting,& Merry Xmas!!!

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  19. Thanks so much for your wishes my dear friends,and do try this cookies and make this eve of christmas very spl

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  20. perfect cookies and tempting pics!!.

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  21. Perfect cookies for Christmas celebrations!! Merry Christmas and Happy new year to you and your family Sushma!!

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  22. oh those cookies are adorable and look sooo good!

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  23. Perfect for christmas.... LOvely cookies dear nd choc...nd cardamom is a unique combi .... Merry christmas :)

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  24. Cookies look fabulous!
    Do semolina help to make cookies crispy and crunchy? I too was planning to add semolina in my choco chip cookie recipe :-)

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  25. Awesome cookies...perfectly prepared & captured too.....I'm going kuku with all the cookies around....

    Happy Celebrations!!!!!!!!!

    Ash...
    (http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

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  26. Lovely cookies sushma....cardamam flavour would make it great.

    Wishing u & ur family a merry xmas & a happy new year..Enjoy!!!!

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  27. Gorgeous ! I love these Sushma ! Hope you and your family have loads of fun this holiday season...

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  28. lovely cookies dear.... And wish you Merry X'mas and happy holidays

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  29. hey superb cookies...loved the idea of spreading melted chocolate on top...it vl make it yummm

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  30. These look delicious.Merry Christmas and Happy new year to you .

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  31. Merry xmas & Happy new year!!cookies looks yummy

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  32. Thanks a lot for your comments and for ur wishes...wish u all a xmas too

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  33. Beautiful cookies..Nice decoration.Merry X'mas and a very happy new year to u and ur family Dear :)

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  34. @Parita ...yes adding little semolina def gives it a very crunchy and crispy texture like how buiscuits usually have :)....try using it next time and let me know how did u feel:)
    Thanks Sreelekha sumesh for ur lovely commnent:)

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  35. hey sushma ..
    I prepared and posted your Crispy Onion Mushroom Pakodas ! They were totally yummy !! thnku :)

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  36. Perfect cookies for the occasion Sushma.
    Wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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  37. perfect cookies....cakes & cookies everywhere.....seems I'm gonna gain some weight just by looking & reading all these wonderful recipes...

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  38. Delicious flavoured cookies,worth trying as i like the flavour of cardamom and love chocolates too..

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  39. Thanks Kanchan for trying my recipe and featuring it in your blog ..I am glad to know tht you liked it a lot ...made my day even more special..:)
    Thanks Raje,Bangalore baker, Spice, Anu for leaving ur lovely comments :)...And Merry christmas to everyone of u:)

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  40. These are definitely perfect for Christmas, they look lovely :)

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  41. Delectable and simply fantastic..I am sure they would have gone in no time..Merry Xmas and happy holidays to you and your family!

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  42. cardamom cookies looks so good , perfect & delicious and wonderful click...wishing u & ur family happy holidays and happy xmas!!

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  43. Cookies look too good' very interesting as usual...you are very creative to bring the difference in any ordinary food'...with your twist, I just adore it:)

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  44. Thanks meeso,shri,sangeetha,hope u enjoyed christmas eve with ur family,thanks a lot for the compliment malar, do keep coming for more such interesting recipes,am sure u wont be disappointed..

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  45. Lovely cookies. Wish you and yoru family Merry Chiristmas and Happy New Year

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  46. Oh, these cookies looks and sounds absolutely delicious! I love that you added walnuts on top of chocolate, that makes it looks pretty and yummy.

    Wishing you a very happy Christmas and a wonderful New Year too!

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  47. yumm I love cardamon flavour in sweets .

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  48. Super crisp cookies.

    I wish you and your family a happy and prosperous New year

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  49. Thanks soma,oraphan,ms peanuts and abhi for your wishes and for your lovely comments..hope to c u all again

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  50. cookies and christmas is synonymous. this year i also started baking them. these cookies look great and with cardamom aroma. will definitely make them soon. besides made your veg lollipop. we just loved it.thanks for sharing these recipes.

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  51. Wow chocolate with cardamom sounds too yummy :) looks divine! Happy New Year Dear!

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  52. Tempting cookies,grab from screen & taste it right now

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  53. Wow sushma,this sounds perfect for the holiday season...
    Calls minimum ingredeints as well....

    Wish U a Very Happy n a Prosperous New Year!!

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  54. I Really LOVE your food !
    It's so delicious...

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  55. OMG its really tempting dear!!!

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  56. A wonderful flavor combo! Those cookies look divine!

    Cheers,

    Rosa

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