EGGLESS RABRI FLAVOUR FLOWER COOKIES

Simple and easy to make, eggless  cookies shine with the flavor of Rabri.
These cookies are light and airy, with a slight crispiness in the texture. They go so well as an afternoon snack or a with a cup of coffee. An effortless recipe which can be ready in just 30 min 
For these cookies here, I used rabri essence and well the result was amazing, so yes I do believe fusion is fantastic.

I used https://www.uniwraps.com/ Ecobake parchment paper is ideal for multiple uses in cooking and baking making the process simpler,convenient& hassel free.It is better than other parchment papers as they are reusable multiple times & are biodegradable.

you can also try my RED VELVET COOKIES, COCONUT AND CARDAMOM WHOLEWHEAT COOKIES, EGGLESS DRYFRUIT RASMALAI COOKIES,

CHOCOLATE COOKIES (eggless slice and bake cookies), ,WHOLE WHEAT HEARTY NICE BISCUITS(Hearty whole wheat flour cookies),EGGLESS FRUIT COOKIES (TUTTI FRUTTI COOKIES )

 

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 and 1/4 cup of all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup mix dry fruit powder
  • 1/2 cup room temperature butter
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1-2 tbsp of room temperature milk ( if required )
  • 2 tsp Rabri essence

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Whisk room temperature butter and powedered sugar together until smooth and creamy ( about 2 minutes )
  2. Add Rabri  essence and give it a mix.wp-16143588961421494519301861221410.jpg
  3. Sift dry ingredients into the mixture.
  4. Make a soft dough. If required, add a tbsp of milk ( I did not have to ).
  5. Wrap the dough in a cling foil and refrigerate for about an hour. You can avoid this refrigeration time and directly make the cookies too. I
  6. used a cookie stamp, so I refrigerated for a more stiffer dough for easy impression.wp-16143588959782584693579130104565.jpg
  7. Divide the dough into equal parts.
  8. roll the dough and and cut them using a cookie cutter.(I used my fondant cutter here for making flower shape )
  9. bake at 350F / 160C for 15-18 minutes.
  10. Or, you can also roll the dough and cut them using a cookie cutter.I used my fondant cutter for flower shape.wp-16143588963533873128044596039155.jpg   
  11. Let the cookies cool for about 10 minutes on a cooling rack before enjoying. They will crisp up as they cool down.
  12. I dipped them in some melted chocolate and garnished with chopped almonds.

    NOTES:
  • If you want make chocolate cookies, add 2 tsp of cocoa powder and a tbsp of milk and make the dough.
  •  You can add flavorings of your choice, like orange zest, chai masala or cardamom
  • Chilling the dough is optional unless the weather is hot
  • These cookies wont spread much so make them into the desired shapes you want.
     

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RED VELVET COOKIES

A very warm and joyful christmas treat to enjoy with your family. It’s crunchy and has the velvety taste to bliss you in christmas .It’s a tempting treat that people of all ages will enjoy!

By now, you all know my love for hearts, so i made these cookies in heart shape
And as an additional treat,  I half -dipped them in dark chocolate and sprinkled on colored coconut powder.

INGREDIENTS:

  • For The Cookie Dough:
  • Milk – 50 ml
  • Melted Butter – 25 gm
  • Sugar – 75 gm
  • Cocoa Powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Vanilla Essence – 1/2 tsp
  • Tomato Red Liquid Food Colour – 1/2 tsp
  • Maida / APF – 100 gm
  • Baking Powder – 1/2 tsp
  • For The Coating:
  • Melted dark chocolate 1/2 cup
  • Coconut powder 1 tbsp

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. In a bowl mix together milk, butter, sugar and cocoa.
  2. Whisk to combine everything.
  3. Now add vanilla essence and food colour and mix well.
  4. Add in 75 gm of maida and baking powder and whisk well.
  5. Finally add in the remaining 25 gm of maida and with a spatula mix to form a loose dough.
  6. Transfer to a bowl and refrigerate for one hour.
  7. Now divide the dough into small portions and roll them into balls and make heart shape using cookie cutter .
  8. Arrange on a plate and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  9. By the time, preheat oven to 180°C.
  10. Bake for 20 minutes in the preheated oven.
  11. Allow it to cool until warm to touch.
  12. Remove from tray and cool completely on a wire rack.
  13. Dip in melted dark chocolate and decorate with coconut powder.
  14. Store in airtight box.
     
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COCONUT AND CARDAMOM WHOLEWHEAT COOKIES

Little pillows of deliciousness Coconut and Cardamom Wholewheat Cookies 
are just to die for and comes with a caution’ these are dangerously 
addictive!

Easy Coconut and cardamom wholewheat cookies which are eggless and loaded with delicate flavours. They are addictive:)

These eggless, crunchy and crispy coconut cookies can be prepared with basic ingredients which are so easily available in our kitchen. Nutty coconut, sweet and lovely delicate flavours from aromatic cardamom lend a unique taste and aroma to these cookies. Definitely, these are perfect for special occasions to indulge in 

INGREDIENTS:

  • 125gm whole wheat flour – I used chapatti flour
  • 110gm unsalted butter
  • 100gm regular granulated sugar
  • 25gm desiccated coconut
  • Pinch cardamom Powder
  • Pinch salt
  • 2 Tbsp. tiny cashew pieces
  • 2 Tbsp milk  if needed

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Preheat the oven To180 C.
  2. In a big bowl or food processor whisk butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  3. Add salt and whisk again.
  4. Now add flour, coconut and cashew pieces if using ( Leave a one tablespoon coconut aside to roll the cookies)
  5. Mix everything well and knead the dough ( it should be like a chapatti dough) if needed add milk and knead the dough.
  6. Cover the dough with the clingfilm and rest in the refrigerator for 10-12 minutes.
  7. Remove the dough and knead it again for a couple of minutes.
  8. Divide the dough into small equal sizes and roll into balls, or made your fav shape using cookie cutter .
  9. Roll them into the coconut, If you want you can press the cookie balls with your thumb and make slightly flat.
  10. I am adding some colour sugar with coconut .
  11. Line them on a baking tray and bake them for 18-20 minutes or until bottom parts of the cookie gets slightly golden brown.
  12. Remove it from the oven and leave it to cool completely.
  13. Enjoy with a cuppa or store in an airtight container.
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EGGLESS DRYFRUIT RASMALAI COOKIES

A nutty shortbread cookie with mixdryfruit powder and fragrant rasmalai essence that is fit for a royal treat!

These cookies are not just innovative but also easy to make, crispy and melt-in-mouth cookies,. They have the right amount of sweetness, dry fruits give these cookies a perfect crunch, bite and nutty flavor. Thus making it a perfect snack to bring to your parties and surprise your family and friends.

  1. INGREDIENTS:
  • 1½ cup All purpose flour
     
  • 40 gms Badam/ kaju/ akhrot Powder
     
  • ½ cup Butter (115g)
     
  • ⅔ cup Icing Sugar
     
  • 1-2 tbsp Milk
  • 1 tsp rasmalai essence 
  • 1 tbsp Dried rose petals
     
Glaze:
 
 
  • ½ cup Melted white chocolate
     
  • Crushed dryfruits (almonds,cashew,akhrot)
     
  • Dried rose petals

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
     
  2. Add flour and dryfruit  powder. Fold them in. Bind together the dough using milk – add 1 tsp at a time, and add more as required till you have a soft dough that can be rolled into a ball.wp-16052365422126666414947563116844.jpg
     
  3. Add the rasmalai essence  and edible rose petals (crushed). Massage them into the dough.wp-16052365424165756568417500822562.jpg
     
  4. Cover with a cling wrap and refrigerate for atleast 30 minutes.
     
  5. Pre-heat the oven to 170°C.
     
  6. Dust the surface with flour, and roll the dough to ¼ inch thickness. These cookies don’t spread too much so don’t make them too thick. Use a cookie cutter to cut the shapes. Alternatively, roll individual balls with your hands and flatten them.
     
  7. Transfer the cookies to a lined tray leaving a small gap between each cookie. If the cookies are soft, use a spatula to pick them and place them on the tray.wp-16052365426158791218108661151425.jpg
     
  8. Bake at 170°C for 15-20 minutes or till the edges are golden brown.
     
  9. Let the cookies cool on a wire rack then dip in melted chocolate and garnish with rose petals and chopped pistachios. Store in an airtight container.

NOTES:

  1. You could dip the whole cookie, half of it, or even just pour the melted chocolate over the cookie with a spoon. 
     
  2. White chocolate goes really well with the cookies. However, dark or milk chocolate will taste just as good. Simply dip the cookies in melted chocolate and place over a wire rack to allow the chocolate to cool and harden.
  3. If you’re using nuts or rose petals as a garnish, you need to sprinkle them immediately after dipping in the chocolate while the chocolate is still liquid and hasn’t set. 
     
     
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AATA NANKHATAI ( INDIAN EGGLESS COOKIES)

This Nankhatai recipe ( Indian Butter Cookies) is tender, crumbly and literally will melt in your mouth. It is made with 5 simple ingredients and infused with cardamom and nutmeg. These cookies are not very sweet so pairs perfectly with a cup of tea or coffee .

Diwali is just around the corner. This festival is all about lights, colors and good food. I am all pumped up to make various fried and baked Indian snacks like these Nankhatai’s  EGGLESS FRUIT COOKIES (TUTTI FRUTTI COOKIES ) WHOLE WHEAT HEARTY NICE BISCUITS(Hearty whole wheat flour cookies) MELTING MOMENTS/ EGGLESS CUSTARD COOKIES Tutti Frutti Cookies and many more.

These make ideal gifts to share with family and friends as well.What are you making this Diwali?

I am fond of heart shape so desided to make this nankhatai in heart shape .

️INSTRUCTIONS:

  • ½ cup / 113 ml Ghee at room temperature not melted.
  • ½ cup 60 grams Confectioners Sugar/Icing sugar see notes.
  • 1 cup / 138 grams wheat flour.
  • ½ cup / 52 grams Besan ( chickpea flour or chana dal atta)
  • ¼ cup / 45 grams Rawa ( Semolina flour)
  • ½ teaspoon cardamom (Elaichi powder)
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg optional.
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

    Toppings
  • Chopped Almonds
  • Chopped Pistachios

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. In a bowl whisk ghee and sugar with a spoon until creamy.
  2. Add in all the flours called for, cardamom, nutmeg & salt.
  3. Initially mix well with spoon then use your fingers and palm to rub the flour and put it together.
  4. Knead it until it forms a smooth dough.wp-16046641571174920939204961525611.jpg
  5. Rest the dough covered in the fridge for at least 15-20 minutes.wp-1604664157347541399845597538732.jpg
  6. Pre heat your oven at 350 deg F or 180 deg C.
  7. Divide the dough into two balls, flatten them and make heart shape using cookie cutter.
  8. Make crisscross lines on each cookie and put some chopped nuts in the centre if desired.
  9. Bake in a pre-heated oven for 17-19 minutes for large and 10-12 minutes for smaller cookies.
  10. Let the cookies cool down in the tray for at least 10 minutes. Then slowly take them out with help of a spatula.
  11. Let it completely cool before storing.

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MELTING MOMENTS/ EGGLESS CUSTARD COOKIES

Melting Moments/Eggless Custard cookies are absolutely soft, melt in the mouth cookies. This eggless cookie is super easy and quick to make and requires only 5 ingredients. 

Cookies are the best bite sized comfort food. So lets indulge in some yummy melt in your mouth eggless custard cookies.

I used @weikfield custard’s powder for my recipe. Its exceptional quality and great taste brought out an amazing flavour in the cookies.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 90 gm /3/8 th cup – Unsalted butter
  • 40 gm – Icing sugar/Confectioners sugar, sifted 1/4 cup
  • 30 gm – Custard powder 2 tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp – Baking powder
  • 90 gm /3/4 CUP – All purpose flour

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. To make Melting Moments / Egg-less Custard cookies preheat  the oven to 180°C.
  2. Line  oven tray with baking paper.
  3. Cream butter for 5 minute using whisk and Add icing sugar and custard powder and mix until combined.
  4. Sift the baking powder and flour together then add to the dough and mix well.wp-16018626201038936850074242966891.jpg
  5. After that roll the dough in a butter paper and make heart shape cookies using cookie cutter.
  6. You may use any shape of your choice .wp-16018626202466257695267777785545.jpg
  7. Place on a baking paper lined baking tray and Bake biscuits for 12-16 minutes or until  the edges are light golden brown.wp-16018626203652078184944905212231.jpg
  8. Let it cool on the trays for 5 minutes before transferring it to the wire rack.
  9. The biscuits will be very soft as soon as you remove it from the oven. Let it cool and it will harden perfectly.wp-16018626199047629750849750363487.jpg

NOTES:

  • This biscuit is mildly sweet, if you are a sweet person then you could increase the icing sugar quantity to 60 gm.
  • The butter should be really really soft. Its the key for the texture of this recipe.
     
     
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