Kesar Ilaichi Biscuits

Kesar Ilaichi Biscuits
Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
30 mins

One of the most popular flavour combinations of Indian sweets or desserts, inspired by the blends of saffron, cardamom and almond in creating tasty biscuits. 

Course: cookies
Servings: 36
Author: Chandri Bhat
  • Butter 2/3 cup + 2 tsp
  • Coarsely powdered Sugar ½ cup
  • Cardamom Powder ¼ teaspoon
  • Almond Essence A few drops
  • Saffron A few strands, soaked in 3 tablespoons of milk
  • All-purpose Flour (Maida) 2 cup
  • Baking Soda ½ teaspoon, scant
  • Flaked Almonds 4 tablespoons
  • Extra butter to grease the tray
Recipe Notes

Step 1

Kesar Ilaichi Biscuits

Step 2

Knead the mixture lightly, until it forms a dough that is soft but not sticky. It must be just soft enough to roll out without breaking. If the mixture is too dry, sprinkle a few drops of milk. If too wet, sprinkle a little flour.
Kesar Ilaichi Biscuits

To Serve

Kesar Ilaichi Biscuits

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