Quick ‘n’ Easy Recipes: Diwali Package(1)- Cookies (by Sadhana Mehta)





  • Contents:
    • Refined flour(MAIDA): 1 cup
    • Butter+ Ghee: 1/2 cup.
    • Sugar Powder: 1/2 cup.
    • Crushed Groundnut or any other dry fruit : 1/4 cup.
    • Baking Powder: 1/4 teaspoon.
    • Curd: 1/4 cup.
  • Equipment:
    • Measuring spoon(if available).
    • Cup.
    • Glass Bowl.
    • Thin Plastic film.
    • Roller(belan)
    • Biscuit cutter/ knife.
    • Microwave.
    • Baking tray.
    • Low rack of Microwave.

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Biscuit cutter


  • Mix together butter-ghee and sugar powder and beat till the mixture becomes fluffy.
  • Add the remaining contents, that is, baking powder, curd, crushed groundnut and refined flour and mix with the help of a spoon–> This completes the preparation of dough–> shape it like a ball.
  • Make a 5 mm thick ‘roti’ of the dough prepared above using a roller(belan). Use a plastic sheet(a clean thin film) to prepare this roti to avoid sticking issues.
  • Use a knife or biscuit cutter(shaped fancy stencils) to cut the above roti into the desired shape.
  • Arrange the pieces obtained after cutting with a space of not more than 1 cm in a baking tray.
  • Microwave steps:
    • Set it in the Convection Mode – 180 degree.
    • Then press the ‘Preheat’ button.
    • Place the tray on the low rack
    • Bake it for 15 minutes.
  • After the baking process is complete–> take the tray out –>let it cool for a while.
  • Your delicious cookies are ready to eat.


  • Keep the cookies in an airtight box.
  • These cookies can be best consumed till 15 days of baking.



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