Halwai October 26, 2017

Ingredients:

• 1 cup – plain flour
• 1/2 tsp – baking powder
• 1/2 cup – Brown sugar (or ground)
• 1/2 cup – Butter
• 3/4 cup – crushed Walnuts
• 15 Walnut quarters
• few drops vanilla essence
• 2-3 pinches salt

Method:

  1. Beat butter and sugar together till light.
  2. Sieve baking powder, salt and flour together.
  3. Add flour, essence to butter and mix to form a lump.
  4. Fold in crushed walnuts. Form small flattish rounds.
  5. Press in a walnut quarter on top. Preheat oven.
  6. Place some biscuits at a time on a baking sheet.
  7. Place far apart enough to allow the biscuits to expand.
  8. Bake at 150C for 6-7 minutes or till light brown.
  9. Cool well before removing. Store in airtight jars.
  10. Repeat for rest.

Recipe courtesy of Saroj Kering