Halwai December 7, 2017

Ingredients:

• 500 g – plain flour/maida
• 1/2 tsp – baking powder
• 1/2 tsp – salt
• 1 tsp – white pepper powder
• 2 tsp – Butter or margarine
• 1/2 cup – shredded cheddar cheese
• 1/2 cup – Milk
• oil for frying

Method:

  1. Sift flour, salt, baking powder and pepper into a medium-sized mixing bowl.
  2. Mix in butter or margarine and cheese with a fork until the mixture is crumbly.
  3. Add the milk and mix lightly with a fork until the mixture holds together and leaves the sides of bowl. (Add a little water if required).
  4. Roll out on to a floured board about 12×4 inches.
  5. Cut crosswise into strips about 1/2 inch wide.
  6. Lift the strips carefully and twist each one gently.
  7. Heat oil in a pan and deep-fry the strips golden. Or place the twists 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  8. Bake at 425 degrees for 10 minutes or until lightly brown.
  9. Carefully transfer the cheese twists to wire racks to cool.
  10. Recipe Courtesy: Anglo-Indian Recipes

Recipe courtesy of Bridget White