SEMOLINA CARDAMOM TUTTI FRUITTI COOKIES

Sharing an absolutely delicious, crumbly and crispy, melt in mouth semolina cookies recipe with specs of tutti frutti.

Semolina cookies are as light as feather and crumble very easily. The texture is so good,  they melt in the mouth yet very crunchy. It was my wish from a long time to make these semolina cookies recipe at home. Last week I tried these tutti frutti semolina cookies recipe and it was the big hit.

Addition of tutti frutti is my idea of adding some special factor to this crumbly semolina cookies. Colorful tutti frutti makes the white cookies very attractive. You can even add finely chopped nuts, raisins or just make plain, melt in mouth rava cookies too.

This recipe can be doubled easily if you want to make a bigger batch! When these are baking, the smell of the cookies wafting through the oven will make you want to eat them all.
Recipe courtesy: Kaveri Obhan

PREP TIME 10 mins COOK TIME 20 mins TOTAL TIME 30 mins

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 cup (100 gm) butter, at room temperature
1cup (100 gm) All purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup (100 gm) semolina/sooji (use fine and good quality semolina)
1/2 cup +2tbsp  castor / confectioner’s sugar
1 tsp ground cardamom powder
1/2cup melted dark chocolate
some star-shaped sprinkles
1/4 cup tutti frutti

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven at 160 C (320 F) for ten minutes.
  2. In a bowl, mix the butter and sugar until well combined.
  3. Add the flour, baking powder and semolina to the butter-sugar mixture and mix it together.
  4. Add the cardamom and mix until it forms a soft dough.
  5. Shape into small balls of approx 1 inch each. Place these dough balls on a parchment lined baking tray leaving enough space between. They will only spread a little.
  6. Bake for 18-20 minutes. Take out of the oven and allow to cool completely. They will still be soft but will turn crisp on cooling.
  7. When completely cool, deep in melted chocolate and decorate with some sprinkles.picsart_1488764883218
    NOTES:Semolina cookies keep well in an airtight box for up to a week.You can add nutmeg powder too in place of cardamom.

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Tricolour Suji Ka Halwa

INGREDIENTS:

1 1/2 tbsp ghee
1 cup semolina (rava)
3/4 cup sugar
4 cups water
4 to 6 raisins (kismis) (optional)
6 to 8 almonds (badam) , crushed or thinly sliced

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Heat ghee in a kadai. Add the semolina.
  2. Keep stirring till semolina attains light brown color.
  3. In a separate pan, boil water with sugar till sugar is dissolved.
  4. Add water to the kadai slowly, stirring continuously.
  5. Add raisins and half of the almonds.
  6. Keep stirring till ghee shines on the sides of the kadai.
  7. Take off the flame. Garnish with rest of the almonds.

Notes:

  • For orange and green color …take some halwa and add few drop of food color.
  • Take cake mold and arrange tri colour halva ..than un-mold it. ..decorate with sprinkles.

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