Sindhi Loli Biscuit (Sweet and Salty Variation)
Apr29

Sindhi Loli Biscuit (Sweet and Salty Variation)

Ingredients: 1. Wheat Flour- 2 cups 2. Sugar/Jaggery-1/2 cup (60 gms) 3. Oil- 2 tbsp 4. Water to make firm dough. 5. Green Cardamons (choti elaichi)4-5 ( peeled and crushed) 6. Milk- 1tbsp. Method:  1. In a saucepan boil about a cup of water, add sugar and cardamons (peeled or crushed). 2. Let the sugar dissolve properly. 3. Alternatively some of sugar can be substituted with jaggery, so in that case boil jaggery and sugar together,...

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Cashew Nut Cookies
Apr27

Cashew Nut Cookies

Ingredients •1 cup butter, softened •2 cups flour, •1 tsp flaxseed meal, optional •¼ cup cornstarch •1 cup confectioner’s sugar •2 tbsp peanut butter •½ cup chopped cashew nuts Preparation Preheat the oven to 350F and grease two baking sheets. Mix the butter and peanut butter in a bowl. Add sugar, cornstarch, and flour. Mix well to make a soft dough. Divide the dough into 25 small balls. Place the balls on the baking sheet. Press the...

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Prabhupada’s Prasadam Cookies
Apr23

Prabhupada’s Prasadam Cookies

Description These are the famous cookies that Srila Prabhupada would hand out to his disciples and their children. Easiest cookie recipe EVER! Only three ingredients. Butter, flour and sugar. Ingredients . 2 cups white flour . 1 cup room temperature butter . 2/3 cup of sugar Preparation 1. Of course, I am going to make my own homemade butter. But if you can’t, then regular store bought butter is fine. Here I have about 2 cups of...

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Cream Cookies
Apr23

Cream Cookies

Ingredients • Maida – 2 cups • Powdered sugar – 1 cups • Butter – 100 gms or 3 ½ tbsp • Baking powder – ½ tsp • Vanilla essence – ½ tsp • Milk as required For Cream • Butter – 2tsp • Icing sugar – 3 tbsp • Any colour and essence- orange colour and orange essence, yellow colour and pineapple essence or lemon essence, green color and mint essence, Red colour and rose essence Preparation 1. Sieve...

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Savory Butter Crackers with Lemon
Apr02

Savory Butter Crackers with Lemon

In Bengal, there are two types of gaja: salty and sweet. Within these two types, several shapes and flavors are possible: poppy seed cubes, sesame seed oblongs, kalonji curls and this variation: lemon zest diamonds. These crackers are somewhat crumbly, with a faintly sour taste. They are a much-loved delicacy throughout Orissa and Bengal, popular at late afternoon tiffin with contrasting sweet gaja and tropical fresh fruits....

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Fruit and Nut Cookie Bars
Feb26

Fruit and Nut Cookie Bars

Ingredients •1 ½ cup flour (I use 1 cup regular flour and ½ cup whole wheat pastry flour) •½ cup butter, 1 stick •2 cups sugar •1 tsp baking powder •1 tsp vanilla •1 tbsp flaxseed meal, optional •1 ½ tsp egg replacer, mixed with 2 tbsp warm water •½ cup butterscotch pieces •1 cup chopped mixed nuts •½ cup mixed dried fruit bits, coarsely chopped •½ cup coconut Preparation 1.Lightly grease a 8x8x2-inch baking pan. 2.In a medium bowl,...

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