Halwai July 15, 2018

Ingredients:

• 250 g – Plain flour
• 175 g – Butter, softened
• 140 g – Golden, granulated Sugar
• 1 Egg
• 50 g – Pine Nuts
• 1 tsp – Baking powder
• 1/2 tsp – Grated Nutmeg

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degree Celsius.
  2. Grease and line a baking sheet.
  3. Toast the pine nuts in a dry pan for 1 to 2 minutes, set aside.
  4. Cream the butter and sugar well, add the grated nutmeg and stir in the egg.
  5. Now sift the flour and baking powder and knead it into a dough.
  6. Mix the nuts into the dough and keep aside.
  7. Wrap the dough in a cling film and chill for 30 mins.
  8. Divide the dough into walnut sized pieces.
  9. Now press each portion lightly into 5 cm rounds and add 2 pine nuts on the top.
  10. Bake for 15 mins until pale and golden.
  11. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  12. Sprinkle with sugar to serve.

Recipe courtesy of Ayeesha Riaz