kaju biscuit recipe
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kaju biscuit recipe | cashew cookies | cashew biscuits | cashew nut cookies

easy kaju biscuit recipe | cashew cookies | cashew biscuits | cashew nut cookies
Course cookies
Cuisine hyderabadi
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Freezing Time 10 minutes
Servings 12 cookies
Author Hebbars Kitchen

Ingredients

  • ½ cup (115 grams) ghee / clarified butter, thick
  • ½ cup (65 grams) powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp (15 grams) milk powder
  • ¾ cup (115 grams) maida / plain flour
  • 2 tbsp (18 grams) custard powder
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup (35 grams) cashew powder
  • ½ tsp cardamom powder
  • 2 tbsp milk for brushing
  • 4 tbsp cashew crushed

Instructions

  • firstly, in a bowl take ½ cup ghee. make sure to refrigerate ghee if living in warm place as we need to use thick ghee . you can alternatively use butter.
  • beat for 2 minutes or until ghee turns creamy white texture
  • add ½ cup powdered sugar and 2 tbsp milk powder.
  • continue to beat for 2 more minutes or until its well combined.
  • place a sieve and add ¾ cup maida, 2 tbsp custard powder, ½ tsp baking powder and ¼ tsp salt.
  • sieve the flour well.
  • mix with the help of laddle without kneading too much.
  • get the mixture together without applying much pressure.
  • form a rectangle block and roll it in cling wrap.
  • freeze for 10 minutes to set well.
  • cut into thick pieces and place on baking tray.
  • brush the cookie with milk and top with crushed cashews.
  • press gently making sure the cashews are well in tack.
  • furthermore, bake in preheated oven at 180 degree celcius for 10-12 minutes or until the base turns golden brown.
  • the cookie will be soft initially. cool completely and the butter cookie turns crisp and crunchy.
  • finally, store the cashew cookies in an airtight container and enjoy for a week.