Monday, February 5, 2018

Eggless Kaju Pista Cookies –(Cashew Pistachio Cookies)



Eggless Kaju Pista Cookies is a delicious snack recipe made with flour, kaju and pista. Kaju Pista Cookies are one of the popular cookies in India. It is famous for the crispy texture.  These scrumptious cookies prepared with pistachios, cashews and flavored with cardamom powder makes a good option with a cup of chai and Perfect for picnic, high tea and kitty parties, this easy snack recipe is loved by kids also perfect for giving as gift! Try it. I made it in huge amt for my daughter family. Everyone loved it! I followed her recipe as it is.
 Recipe Courtesy: Anyone can cook with me

 

Ingredients:
All purpose flour- 1.5 cups
Cashew powder-1/4th cup
Butter-160 grams
Custard powder- 2 tbsp
Powdered sugar-1/2 cup
Milk(if required)- 2 tsp
Chopped dry fruit(kaju pista)- 1/2 cup
Baking powder-1/2 tsp
Vanilla extract-1/2 tsp
Green cardamom powder-1/2 tsp
Kewda essence-3-4 tsp
 
Method:
1.Take cashews in a mixer jar and grind it into a fine powder. Crush the seeds of cardamom into a fine powder. Grease two baking trays
2.Take melted butter into a big mixing bowl. Add powdered sugar into the butter and whisk it continuously until the mixture turns even and fluffy. Then add both essence and mix well.
3. After that, add cashew powder, green cardamom powder, all purpose flour and baking powder. Knead the dough by adding milk in small portions.
4.Now add chopped dry fruits and mix it well like a dough
5.Divide the dough into two log , wrap into cling film and refrigerate for 2 hours
 
6.Take out the logs  after 2 hours and cut the cookies into 2 inches gap.
 
7.Place the cookies on baking tray and bake for 12 to 15 minutes at 180 degree celcious.
8.Cool it for atleast 15 minutes and Transfer the cookies on a serving plate.
9.  Serve these crispy and mouth-melting cashew pistachio cookies

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