Friday, May 29, 2009

Benne Biscuit


Benne Biscuit means "Butter cookies".Its a mouth watering cookie and its so smooth that it melts like butter when u take a bite.

Ingredients:

1+1/3 cup All purpose flour/Maida
3/4 cup Sugar
1/2cup Shortening/Margarine
1/8tsp Baking Powder
1/2tsp Cardamom powder
a pinch of salt

Method:

First take the Flor/maida and add baking powder, salt and sieve it and keep aside.Take sugar and Shortening in a bowl and mix it with your hands till it forms a nice soft mixture .Now add the cardamom powder and flour mixture slowly and keep mixing it till you get a soft dough and make small balls and pat a little to form the shape and place in on a baking plate and bake at 325*F for 11-12 minutes.Cool it and store it in an airtight container.

[Tip: Don't use butter for this recipe as it makes the cookie hard and make the dough with your hands to give a proper consistency and don't use a food processor and hand mixer.]

5 comments:

  1. Hi Soumya, the cookies have come out very well. I've tried it with ghee but not margarine. Have you registered with foodworld.redchillies.us? It's a food blog aggregator.

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  2. oh yeah no...shall do it soon.thanks so much.

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  3. Wow ... it looks so yummy and fluffy. Soumya ... can we substitute margarine with butter? Heard MArgarine is bad for health.

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  4. Thanx for visiting my blog soumya..liked ur blog too..cookies look perfect,me too posted same long b4 by name Nan Khatayi..U r right,Dalda or shortening is best for these cookies,just melt in ur mouth...yum

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  5. nodi..naavu ellidru benne biscuit tinnodu bidolla :D namgu idu bahala ista. They look yummy! in the pic

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