Jeera Biscuits are savory cookies spiced with cumin, a delicious tea time snack with a perfect balance of sweet and savory. If you are tired of eating sweet cookies,these cookies are for you...just melts in the mouth.
Jeera / Cumin Flavored Biscuits
Adapted From Simple Home Baking CookBook Of Sanjeev Kapoor
Makes 20 biscuits
Cumin Seeds:- 2 Tbsp
All Purpose Flour:- 2 Cups
Salt:- 1 1/2 Tsp
Baking Powder:- 1 Tsp
Powdered sugar:- 1/4 Cup
Oil:- 1/2 Cup
Egg:- 1 , lightly beaten
1) Preheat an oven to 425 F . Grease a baking tray. Sift together the flour,salt and baking powder;mix in the cumin seeds.
2) In a large bowl, mix together the sugar and oil; add the egg and mix well. Add the flour mixture and mix;add two tablespoons of water and knead into a soft dough.
3)Divide the dough into twenty equal portions. Roll each portion into a ball and flatten slightly. OR Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface ,Shape the biscuits with a cookie cutter.
4)Place a little apart on the greased baking tray. Bake for about 10 minutes to 15 minutes, or until light brown.
5) Remove from the oven and transfer the biscuits to a wire rack to cool. Store in an airtight container.