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Masala Chilli Cookies - Post 3

Masala chilli cookies are the perfect teatime snack option! They are an amazing addition to the lunchbox too! 
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian


  • 125 gms maida
  • 125 gms whole wheat flour
  • 1.25 gm baking powder
  • 140 gms butter
  • 25 gms sugar
  • 7.5 gms salt
  • 20 gms milk Powder
  • 15 gms custard powder
  • 25 gm curd
  • 12.5 ml water

For the masala

  • 10 gms green chilli If you don't want it very spicy cut this and increase others)
  • 10 gms methi Leaves (If you don't have fresh, dry will do)
  • 10 gms mint leaves
  • 25 gms Corrainder Leaves
  • 5 gms curry leaves


  • Grind all masalas together to form a thick paste.
  • Cream the butter, sugar, milk powder and custard powder together.
  • Mix baking powder with the flour and gradually add to above and mix well.
  • Mix curd and water to the above mixture.
  • Add the masala and knead a little to form a dough.
  • Roll with a rolling pin using a little dry dough if needed (don't use too much though)
  • Cut with round or any desired cutters or shape with hand.
  • Place in a baking tray and bake at 150C for around 10 mins or till done.


PS: These quantities yield quite a lot of the cookies, so make half quantity stated in the recipe if you like.
Note: You can reduce the quantity of butter but then you won't get the khasta biscuit texture.
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