Monday, 3 August 2015

Kaju Puri / Cashew nut cookies

Kaju Puri / Cashew nut  cookies
Ingredients
1 cup - kaju powder (cashew nut) powdered
½ cup - powdered sugar
1/2 tsp - cardamom powder
few strands - saffron - kesar
2 tbsp - milk or as needed
Finely chopped pistachio to garnish - optional
Ghee to apply on rolling board.
Method

Prehea oven at 180 degrees. Add saffron(kesar)to the warm milk. Keep aside. Mix kaju powder, powdered sugar, cardamom powder in a medium bowl and seive the powder. Prepare semi soft dough with the help of saffron milk. Add tbsp at a time till you get nice soft dough. Rub ghee on the rolling board so that the dough does not stick. Roll the dough on the rolling board to the thickness about 1/4 inch. Sprinkle  the pistachio on the rolled dough and roll the rolling pin lightly. Take a round cookie cutter and cut the circles out. Put the parchment paper on the baking tray. Place the puris on the paper. Bake about 12-15 minutes or till it changes color slighly to nice golden.
Remove and let it cool. You can bake them on the tawa too. Just roast it on a slow flame roasting both the sides till light golden brown.