Coconut Biscuit / Kobri Biscuit

I have made one more type of Cookie / Biscuit that is Coconut Biscuit. In kannada we call it as kobri biscuit. This you will get it in all indian bakeries. I just love this biscuit.

PS : Depends upon the Oven..Please be sure the temparatures of the oven may vary for different ovens. It may over heat or some may have less heat. The best way is to start on low heat then you can make it high later.

Ingredients
  • Maida / Plain flour - 150 grms
  • Sugar Powder - 100 grms
  • Butter (unsalted) - 100 grms
  • Coconut Dry Shredded - 60 grms
  • Baking Powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Cardamom Powder - 1/2 tsp (optional)


Method
  • Cream sugar and butter till fluffy
  • Add maida, coconut, baking powder and cardamom powder mix well
  • Knead to a soft dough
  • Divide the dough into small squares or cut into desired shape. On top of raisins on each biscuit
  • Place the biscuits on a greased baking tray
  • Bake at 320 F (160 C ) for about 15 minutes
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Kodu Bale #1

Coming up after the sweet butter biscuits we need something spicy and Crunchy Munchy, Correct ? Here it is then, the spicy Kodu Bale This is popular in South India. Everyone makes it with their own ingredients. I must say this the best spicy snack. I just love this. In winter season definitely for something spicy. This snack you can safely store it in an airtight box.



Ingredients

  • Rice flour - 1 cup
  • Maida flour - 1 cup
  • Dalia powder / Hurkadale powder / Chikpea powder - 1 cup
  • Chiroti Rava / Simolina - 1 cup
  • Red chilli powder - 1 or 2 tsp (acc to taste)
  • Salt to taste
  • Hot Oil / Vanaspathi ghee - 1 cup
  • Dry crushed curry leaves - 2 tsp
Method
  • Dry fry maida flour and chiroti rava / simolina
  • Mix all and sprinkle warm water sieve well and make a dough
  • Divide the small sized balls and gently roll them in the cutting board should be even size
  • Roll them atleast 3inch stright and slowly turn around & join the other side.
  • Rest the dough balls make the same way
  • Put in 4 to 5 Kodubale at a time in a oil & deep fry on medium flame till golden brown
  • Remove and drained in the paper towel and cool it and store it in an airtightbox



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Benne Biscuit / Nankatai / Butter Cookies

This biscuit is very common in india. Most People know the recipe of this biscuits. Some people know this as Nankatai and we used call at home in Benne Biscuit (Butter Cookies).

I want to share this and also a small story related to this..Actually this is my Aunt's recipe, she lives in Raichur, India. Whenever we(all my cousins) used to go to her place she used to make biscuits/cakes/icecreams or whenever she came to visit us in Bangalore/Mysore she used to bring these biscuits. When my parents saw my interest in baking they bought me an Oven. I took this recipe from her started making this for my cousins and my friends. Lets say this became one of my patent recipes in those days. Then after i got married and used to make this too in mumbai, for my in-laws. Once we moved to US, almost after 3 years I made these yummy biscuits again.. So thanks to my aunt for this tasty recipe.

Check out the ingredients of this biscuits


BeforeBaking


Ingredients

  • Maida / Plain flour - 2 cups
  • Rice flour - 1 cup
  • Bengal gram flour / Besan - 2 cups
  • Sugar Powder - 2 cups
  • Dalda / Vanaspathi Ghee OR Butter (unsalted) - 2 cups (melted, I used Butter)
  • Baking Powder - 1 tsp

Method
  • Sieve maida, rice flour, besan & baking powder in a mixing bowl
  • Now keep adding the dalda ghee or butter little by little to the bowl sieve then add sugar powdered in that and again sieve well and make a soft dough
  • Divide the dough into small balls about 1 inch
  • Place the nankhatai balls on greased tray
  • Bake at 400 F (200 degree Centigrade) for about 20 minutes.


PS : Depends upon the Oven. Please be sure the temparatures of the oven may vary for different ovens. It may over heat or some may have less heat. I normally do @ 400 F (200 C). The best way is to start on low heat then you can make it high later.

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Masala Biscuits / Khara Biscuits

Hurry !!! Its baking time. This is my first recipe for biscuits. Before my son was born I was very much into baking Biscuits & Cakes. Somehow i couldn't get time to make baking items after he was born. Now he is grown up and he enjoys having cookies. So thot to make and also share this recipe. I learnt making biscuits when i was in college.

This is very delicious not very spicy & not very salty too. You can have it at any time prefer with the tea/coffee time. I hope kids will also love this.

PS : Depends upon the Oven..Please be sure the temparatures of the oven may vary for different ovens. It may over heat or some may have less heat. I normally do @ 350 F (175C). The best way is to start on low heat then you can make it high later.




Ingrediens


  • Maida / Plain Flour - 200 grms
  • Sugar Powder - 20 grms
  • Butter (unsalted) - 50 grms
  • Salt - 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves - 2 tsp, chopped(optional)
  • Curry leaves - 1 stalk, finally chopped
  • Green chillies , chopped - 1 tsp
  • Sesame Seeds(white) - 1 tbsn
  • Curd / Yogurt - 30 grms
  • Baking powder - 1/2 tsp
Method

  • Cream sugar and butter with the Immersion blender / Hand Blender
  • Add maida, salt, coriander leaves, curry leaves, green chillies, sesame seeds, baking powder and curds mix well
  • Roll the dough into 1/3 inch thick sheet and cut into desired shape
  • Place it on a greased baking sheet / tray little apart
  • Bake at 350 F (175C) for about 15 minutes.

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