Cumin cookies

cumin cookies

Cumin cookies are savoury cookies, it’s salty taste goes will with coffee / tea, these cookies are just melted in your mouth, you can add chili flakes/ pepper powder to make it spicy. While baking these cookies my home is filled with roasted cumin aroma.

Let’s see the procedure,


[recipe title=”Cumin cookies” servings=”4-6″ time=”30mins” difficulty=”easy”]



All purpose flour/maida1 cup
Unsalted butter½ cup
Sugar¼ cup
Salt1 tsp
Cumin seeds/jeera1 ½ tbsp
Baking powder1 tsp



Dry roast cumin/jeera and add them in the mortar and pestle, keep it aside. Add the sugar in the mixer jar and grind it into fine powder. In a large bowl add room temperature butter, powdered sugar and whisk well, till its fluffy. Add the crushed cumin,mix well. Now sift in the flour and baking powder, gently fold in.

Divide the dough into small balls, place one ball on the dusted surface. Place a parchment paper over the ball and press it gently. Using rolling-pin roll it into sheet,cut them into desire shape. Place the cookies in the cookie sheet, bake them in the pre-heated oven at 180 º C for 5 minutes, after 5 minutes change the temperature into 160 º C for 10 minutes. Place the baked cookies on the wire rack, Once the cookies are cooled, store them in the air tight container and serve it along with tea/coffee.



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