Eggless Cumin Cookies Recipe Aka Jeera Biscuit Recipe

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About Eggless Cumin Cookies Recipe Aka Jeera Biscuit Recipe

How many of you like the Indian style bakery biscuits ?? Cumin cookies are typically Indian style biscuits which are heavily flavored with rich aroma of cumin.
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Recipe Time & More

Prep Time45 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time1 hour 5 minutes
Served AsSnacks
Servings - 4


  • 1 cup All Purpose Flour or maida maida
  • 1 tbsp Cumin Seeds or jeera jeera
  • 1 / Milk at room temperature- 4 tbsp or cup
  • 1/4 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Unsalted Butter
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 pinch Baking Soda optional
  • 1/8 tsp Salt or as per taste


  • Preheat the oven to 170 C degrees.
  • In a baking tray, take 1 tbsp of cumin seeds and microwave them for 1 minutes or till you get a nice fragrance from them. Set aside.
  • Sieve refined flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda and keep aside.
  • Take a big bowl and add soft butter (at room temp) and sugar and mix it well to make a smooth cream.
  • Then add the 3/4 tsp of roasted cumin and the flour mixture and mix properly. Reserve the remaining cumin seeds to sprinkle on top of the cookies.
  • Add some milk in the mixture to make it in a dough. Now make a ball from the dough. Cling wrap the ball keep it in a fridge for 10-15 minutes.
  • Put a cling wrap(in which cookie dough is wrapped) or butter paper or polythene sheet on a flat surface. Roll to make a smooth medium thick chapati. Cut into round or any shape
  • Spread a butter paper in the baking sheet and arrange biscuits over it and add remaining roasted cumin seeds on top of the cookies.
  • Bake for about 18-20 minutes, do keep a watch after 15 minutes as each oven have little different setting.
  • When biscuit become light golden in color, remove from the oven. Let the biscuit cool down completely. Serve it with a cup of tea or glass of milk. Store in a airtight jar.

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