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What are Eggless Saffron Cookies?

Eggless saffron cookies are beautiful cookies loaded with a distinct and classy flavour i.e. saffron (kesar), with the hint of cardamom and nutmeg. Saffron is a very common ingredient for Indian desserts but is not related or used much in cookies recipes. Do try the eggless saffron cookies recipe as it is 

  • Eggless cookies recipe
  • Recipe with saffron

Let’s talk about the ingredients for eggless saffron cookies recipe

No points for guessing, we need saffron for these cookies. Use good quality saffron for great flavour. Cardamom and nutmeg have been used which gives a great flavour to the cookies. Apart from that very few and simple ingredients have been used. No baking powder or baking soda has been used.


Eggless Saffron Cookies Recipe

Prep time  10 minutes
Cook time 30 minutes
Total time 40 minutes
Makes 20 cookies

Ingredients for Eggless Saffron Cookies

  • 1/8 tsp saffron (kesar)
  • 1 tsp warm milk to dissolve saffron
  • Seeds of 3 cardamoms (elaichi), powdered
  • 1/8 nutmeg (jaiphal), powdered
  • 10 pistachios (pista)
  • 3/4 cup or 100 g all purpose flour (maida)
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tbsp or 50 g sugar, powdered
  • 1/4 cup or 50 g clarified / ghee
  • 1 tbsp milk or as much required

How to make eggless saffron cookies

  1. Preheat the oven to 180⁰C (160 in case of convection/fan ovens). Grease the baking tray.EGGLESS SAFFRON COOKIES (1)
  2. Slightly roast 1/8 tsp saffron. This enhances its flavour.EGGLESS SAFFRON COOKIES (2)
  3. Dissolve saffron in 1 tsp warm milk.EGGLESS SAFFRON COOKIES (3)
  4. Coarsely chop or crush 10 pistachios.
  5. Take 1/4 cup ghee in a large bowl. The ghee should be at the room temperature.EGGLESS SAFFRON COOKIES (5)
  6. Add 1/4 cup + 2 tbsp sugar which has been powdered. First measure then powder.EGGLESS SAFFRON COOKIES (6)
  7. Mix ghee and sugar.EGGLESS SAFFRON COOKIES (7)
  8. Add powder of 3 cardamom pods.EGGLESS SAFFRON COOKIES (8)
  9. Add 1/8 nutmeg powdered.EGGLESS SAFFRON COOKIES (9)
  10. Add the saffron milk and mix everything.EGGLESS SAFFRON COOKIES (10)
  11. Add 3/4 cup maida.EGGLESS SAFFRON COOKIES (11)
  12. Mix everything till to get bread crumbs like texture.EGGLESS SAFFRON COOKIES (12)
  13. Bring the dough together. Use 1 tbsp milk or as much required.EGGLESS SAFFRON COOKIES (13)
  14. Roll the dough.EGGLESS SAFFRON COOKIES (14)
  15. Cut into cookies.EGGLESS SAFFRON COOKIES (15)
  16. Bake @180⁰C (160 in case of convection/fan ovens) for 15 minutes or till done.EGGLESS SAFFRON COOKIES (16)
  17. Bon appetit: Once the cookies coo, serve or store in an air tight container.EGGLESS SAFFRON COOKIES (17)Suggestions:– Do not over bake the cookies
Watch Video – How Saffron Cookies | Saffron Cookies Recipe

Eggless Nankhatai:

Eggless Nankhatai is Indian short bread. It is soft and very delicious. It has the strong flavour of clarified butter i.e. ghee. Along with that it has the flavour of cardamom.  And here you can learn how to make eggless nankhatai. There is no need to beat butter and sugar. All the ingredients need to be mixed, shaped and baked.Eggless Nankhatai, is not only a good tea time snack but also a great gifting option.

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