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Tuesday, August 31, 2010


Wet Mixture --
Un-salted Butter -1 cup (2 sticks)
Powdered sugar - 3/4 cup
Milk - 4tbsp

Dry Mixture --
All Purpose flour (Maida) - 2 Cups
Baking powder - 1/2 tsp
Fine grain sea salt - 1/4 tsp
Ground Green Cardamom seeds - 1 tsp

Crushed Pistachios - 3/4 cup
Sliced Almonds - 1 tbsp

Step 1: Wet Mixture
Use Electric mixer. Beat butter about one minute
Add sugar. Beat till the mixture is light and fluffy about 7 minutes
Add milk. Beat one minute to make a smooth mixture.

Step 2: Dry Mixture
Mix flour, baking powder,salt and cardamom powder. Sieve

Step 3: Dough
Add one third of dry mix at a time to wet mixture beating at low speed. Knead it into a dough.
Stir in Pistachios.

Step 4: Baking
Preheat oven to 300ยบ F.
Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper
Divide dough into 24 parts. Roll each part in to a ball
Press each ball of dough into a flat patty about ¼" thick. Press some Almonds on the top surface of the patty. Put the patty on parchment paper. Continue till all the balls are done
Bake for 20 minutes. The cookies should just start to turn brown.
Shut off heat. Remove the cookie sheet to let the cookies cool.

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