Halwai May 27, 2022

Ingredients:

• 1.5 cups – white flour
• 1 cup – Sugar
• 3/4 cup – unsalted Butter / margarine
• 1/2 cup desiccated Coconut
• 1/4 cup – Oats
• 1/2 cup – warm Milk
• 1.5 tsp – sodium bi-carbonate (baking soda)
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• For the Topping: 
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• 2 tsp – Oats
• 2 tsp – desiccated Coconut

Method:

  1. Mix the unsalted butter/margarine and sugar to make an even mixture. 
  2. Add the white flour, baking soda, dessicated coconut and oats and mix evenly. Set aside for at least 30 mins.
  3. Make 20 balls from the dough and then flattened into cookies, using your palms.
  4. Sprinkle the oats and desiccated coconut. You can first brush the cookies with a little cold milk so the topping sticks easily.
  5. Arrange the cookies (leaving 1cm between), in a greased baking tray.
  6. Pre-heat the oven to 200 C.
  7. Bake the cookies at 140 C for 20 mins till they turn light brown.
  8. Remove from the oven and allow the cookies to cool to get a crunchy texture. It’s advisable to store the cookies in an air-tight container.
  9. This special treat is the perfect, crunchy surprise for all seasons.
  10. Nutrition Note [1 serving]: 
  11. Energy: 703 Cal, Total fat: 37.1 gms, Saturated fat: 21.9 gms, Polyunsaturated fat: 1.6 gms, Monounsaturated fat: 10.2 gms, Cholesterol: 93.8 mgms, Sodium : 82.7 mgms, Potassium: 115.9 mgms, Total carbohydrate: 91.4 gms, Dietary fiber: 2.1 gms, Sugar: 51.7 gms, Protein: 7.1 gms
  12. This delicious recipe is from the book ‘The Magical Tiffin Box’ by our expert chef Sweta Chakraborty. You can get the book from here and here.