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Fennel-Jaggery Wholewheat Cookies

4.50 from 2 votes

Fennel Jaggery Wholewheat Cookies is a derived healthier version of traditional biscuits made on stove top. These cookies are rich in fibre, iron from jaggery and nutrients from whole flour. Fennel Jaggery Wholewheat Cookies are very easy to make and so good to eat without any guilt. Word of caution-do not overbake otherwise they will be hard..
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsSnacks
Servings 6


  • Wholewheat flour 1 cup
  • Unsalted butter 1/4 cup
  • Grated jaggery 1/4 cup
  • Powdered sugar or brown sugar 1/4 cup
  • Baking powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Baking soda 1/2 teaspoon
  • Cardamon powder 1 teaspoon
  • Fennel seeds 1 teaspoon
  • Salt 1/8 teaspoon
  • Lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon
  • Milk 2 tablespoons
  • Butter for greasing baking tray


  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Grease a baking tray.
  • Take butter, sugar, jaggery, lime juce in a bowl and melt it. Cool it and keep aside.
  • Sift flour , baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • Add cardamom powder and fennel seeds to the above dry mixture.
  • Now gently combine the jaggery mixture to the flour mixture till a dough is formed. Add a little milk at this stage if needed.
  • Take 25 grams of dough and roll into a ball. Around 12 balls should be formed from the dough
  • Gently press each ball between your palms to flatten to 1/4" thickness.
  • Place the cookies on the greased tray with space between them.
  • Bake for 10 minutes till golden
  • Remove cookies from oven and let them cool.
  • Store cookies in airtight container.


Monitor very carefully the last 2 or 3 minutes of baking

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Neha Pahilwani
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