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