Thursday, February 11, 2010

Spicy Cookies/masala Biscuit


Ingredients:
All purpose flour              -500gms
Baking powder                -1/4 tsp
Baking soda                     -1/4 tsp
Garam masala powder      -1/2 tsp
Pepper powder                 -1/2 tsp
Salt   to taste
Butter/margarine                -200gms
Egg                                   -2
Sugar                                -1 dsp
(I used Splenda no calorie sweetner)
Food color                         -a pinch
Chopped cashews              -2 dsp
Chopped greenchillies         -1 dsp
Chopped Ginger                 -1 tsp
Chopped corander leaves   -1 tsp
Chopped mint leaves          - 1 tsp

Method:
Preheat oven to 375 degree F.
Combine flour,baking soda,baking powder,garam masala powder,pepper powder and salt in a small bowl.
Beat butter,sugar, eggs and food color in a large mixer bowl.Gradually beat in the flour mixture.Stir in the chopped green chillies,chopped cashews,chopped corainder leaves,chopped mint leaves and chopped ginger.Mix it well.Roll out the dough in slightly floured surface  for about 5 mm thickness.Cut it out to any shape using  a cookie cutter.Place it in an ungreased baking sheet and bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until it is done.Cool on baking sheet for 2 minutes;remove to wire racks to cool completely.
I am sending this to Priya's Heart for St.Valentine's day event.

39 comments:

Fathima said...

that sounds like a good idea... spicy heart shaped cookies !

Devi said...

Wooow lovely cookies!!:):).. yummy!, cute shapes and beautiful presentation:):)

Sushma Mallya said...

cookies looks delicious,love this spicy version of it...

priya said...

yummy and perfect!

Priya said...

Spicy cookies looks fantastic and cute..

Rachana Kothari said...

These crackers look so yummy!!!!! Beautifully presented too!

Jagruti said...

looks really tempting and tasty..:))

Tina said...

Wow... i luv masala biscuit....This looks so perfect and lovely dear...Bookmarking this recipe...

Vrinda said...

Yummy and crunchy cookies,perfect valentine treat...

Sarah Naveen said...

Great recipe...GReat click..Great presentation...Masala biscuit thinna kalam marannu...yumy yumm..
Irupundel kondu tharamo???

Asha said...

Love them, tasty and spicy crackers.

PJ said...

wow, such a unique and creative recipe! I have never seen ingredients like garam masala and chili in cookies.. I would love to have a byte of this anytime!

Deepa G Joshi said...

this is creativity..garam masala in cookies..too good.

nisha said...

Adipoli biscuit shahana , since quite some time i wanted to try this one , bookmarking your recipe :)

The Diva on a Diet said...

Wow, what an unusual and delicious way to use masala. These look amazing!!!

Neetz said...

Looks perfect :)...

Plz do collect you awards from my blog :)..Happy Valentines day!!!

Swathi said...

shahana,

nice cookies, i like gram masala and chilli in cookies.

Siddhi S said...

wow very innovative cookies shahana...cripsy n spicy...thy r looking vry tempting

AdukalaVishesham said...

kidilam biscuits... perfect with evening tea...

Gulmohar said...

savory cookies look great..What a nifty idea, Shahana..Perfect weather for baking, rt? :-) Happy V day !!

Gita said...

Cute cookies dear...nice color :)

Sowmya said...

crispy n crunchy cookies...looks perfect..

Ann Xavier said...

nice cookies dear.....as usual ur presentation is awesome......

ARUNA said...

Cute shapes!!!

ganga said...

an award awaits you dear..please collect it from my blog..congrats!

Preety said...

Happy valentines Day

Velva said...

Beautiful!!! Delicious.

Chef Aimee said...

Wow! I love masala and these look delicious!

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Wow thats a great idea to have masala biscuits for a change... Love the way the biscuits have turned out...

btw do send this to the Heart Event --
http://priyaeasyntastyrecipes.blogspot.com/2010/02/announcing-hearts-for-st-valentines-day.html

http://memoryarchieved.blogspot.com

Simply Life said...

oh those look great!

Mythreyi Dilip said...

Yummy and delicious snack dear!

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Sounds too gud,I am going to try this one soon !

Aparna said...

i luv spicy cookies..:)

Meena said...

Love the biscuits...must be yummy!!!

I love savory biscuits more than sweet...you can be sure I will be trying these!

Will definitely be following your recipes...thanks a lot for visiting my blog...keep coming back!!!

shahana said...

Ramya,
Thanks alot for telling me about Priya's hearty event.

shahana said...

I appreciate all your comments!! Please continue to provide your valuable comments

Swapna Sree said...

lovely looks,,
awards waiting for u in my blog plz accept them...

Jyoti said...

first time at ur blog... lovely presentation.. very tempting cookies!

FoodLovers said...

Loved ur spice version of it

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