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LIFE & STYLE => Desserts => Topic started by: Ryan Martis on July 05, 2009, 02:44:35 AM

Title: Walnut Cookies
Post by: Ryan Martis on July 05, 2009, 02:44:35 AM

400 gms. plain flour
400 gms. rice flour
200 gms. walnuts, powdered coarsely
500 gms. sugar powdered
500 gms. solidified ghee dalda
1/4 tsp. baking powder
1-2 tbsp. warm milk if required


If ghee if not solidified, then refrigerate for some time.

Take in a large deep plate, run in circular direction with a flat palm.

Rub enough to make ghee white, fluffy and light.

Sieve baking powder with flour.

Add sugar to ghee and mix till light.

Fold in sieved flours, walnut powder till well mixed.

Sprinkle some milk if dough seems too dry to hold.

Mix with a light hand.

Do not knead too much or make dough gooey.

Coarse dough will make better and lighter cookies.

Shape in small rounds, arrange on baking sheet.

Preheat oven to 200degrees C, before putting in cookies.

Bake at 180degrees C for 7-8 minutes or till very light golden.

Remove, cool on a wire mesh or rack till completely cooled.

Store in airtight container, in dry place.

Note: One may even add milk when rubbing ghee and sugar.

Making time: 30 minutes
Makes: 70-80 cookies depending on size
Shelflife: 3 weeks or more