Monday, December 21, 2009

Khara Biscuit

Khara biscuits are spicy and salty biscuits usually available in bakeries in Bangalore. They make a great anytime snack and goes well with afternoon tea or coffee.

Maida/All purpose flour- 1 cup
Butter-3/4 stick 
Sugar-1/4 tsp 
Salt to taste
(If you are using salted butter then use less salt)

Green chilies -10
Jeera powder- ½ tsp 
Coriander leaves (chopped)-1 tsp
Curry leaves (chopped)-2 tbsp
Curds- 2 tsp
Oma/Ajwain seeds - 1 tsp 
Baking powder- 1 tsp 
Pudina leaves(cut) -1tbsp

Sieve the all purpose flour,baking powder and sugar.Take a bowl and using a hand held mixer make the butter smooth.Add Green chillies,pudina leaves,jeera powder,om powder,Curry leaves,yogurt.Slowly add the all purpose flour mixture until everything gets incorporated.Knead the dough to a soft ball.make small round balls and lay it on a cookie sheet.Preheat the oven to 400F and bake for 15 minutes.


BangaloreBaker said...

yummy recipe. I make it all the time.

Anonymous said...

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Usha said...

Bisuit looks delicious ! Happy New year to you and your family...

RupaMohan said...

Thank you Usha and wish you the same..

LG said...

Khara biscuit is our favorite. You reminded me Iyengar bakery goodies :D

Malar Gandhi said...

Kara biscuit looks crispy and yumm, perfect with tea, I guess:) said...

1st time here ,lovely biscuits .Nice click too.

Oracle said...

Hi Rupa,

I was pleasantly surprised to discover your blog! I just can't wait to try many of the recipes from your blog. It's a real treasure!!! I'm originally from Bangalore as well, but now live in Chandler :)

Happy Sankranti!


RupaMohan said...

@Anu-Thanks! Happy Sankranthi to you too.Nice to know that you are from Bangalore and live in Chandler.Hope to see you sometime in one of the local events:)

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