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Cumin flavoured Cookies

Easy to bake and tasty to eat, it is perfect recipe to bake with your kids for a fun afternoon
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Resting Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: cookies,, easy bake, kid friendly snack
Servings: 15 cookies (approx)


  • OTG or MIcrowave Oven to bake


  • 140 gms All purpose flour can replace with whole wheat flour
  • 75 gms Butter (salted / unsalted) at room temperature
  • 30 gms Sugar
  • 1 1/4 tsp Roasted cumin powder
  • 1 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 Green chilly optional
  • 1-2 tbsp Milk as needed


  • Dry roast 1 tsp cumin seeds and then pound them to a coarse mix
  • Mix the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl. No need to cream them
  • Add the flour, cumin, green chilly and salt and mix well
  • Form a soft dough by adding 1-2 tbsp milk as needed. I needed 1.5 tbsp
  • Cover and refrigerate the dough for 30 minutes
  • Preheat the oven to 185C
  • Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface to about 1/4 inch thickness
  • Using a cookie cutter or small cup cut the dough into small sized cookie shapes
  • Line a baking tray with parchment and transfer the cut cookie shapes to the tray
  • Bake for 10 minutes at 185C and for 5 minutes at 160C till the sides are slightly brown
  • Remove the baking tray from the oven. After 10 minutes transfer the cookies to a cooling rack and cool completely
  • Store in an airtight container for 4-5 days and enjoy it with a cup of tea