eggless saffron pistachio cookies

Eggless saffron pistachio cookies, Saffron cookies

Eggless Saffron pistachio cookies/ Saffron pistachios cookie is a very fragrant, light and delicious cardamom and saffron flavored cookies that can be made quickly at home with handful ingredients. The addition of pistachios on the cookies gives extra crunchiness which makes it super delish. When you bake these cookies at home trust me the house will be filled with saffron elaichi aroma which will linger for hours making it feel like heaven. You all know Christmas is right there and I love baking cookies and cakes much at this time of the year and I guess many do so. Speaking about Christmas here is the no alcohol cake recipe PLUM CAKE/ NO ALCOHOL CHRISTMAS CAKE.
saffron cookies

Though I like baking at this time of the year this is an accidental recipe like this, I had extra saffron milk after using it for dum biryani, dint want to trash it so tried making these cookies and it tasted excellent. Be it tea time or non tea time this cookie can be relished at any time of the day for its taste. Do give it a try and let me know its making!!
saffron pistachios cookies

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Eggless saffron pistachio cookies, Saffron cookies
Serves 5
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
25 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
25 min
Ingredients
  1. 1. All purpose flour – ¾ cup
  2. 2. Milk – 2 tbsp
  3. 3. Saffton - few strands (¼ tsp)
  4. 4. Butter – ¼ cup
  5. 5. Powder sugar – ½ cup
  6. 6. Elaichi powder – ¼ tsp
  7. 7. Pistachios – 2 tbsp (finely chopped)
  8. 8. Baking soda - a pinch
Note
  1. * 1 cup = 235 ml
Instructions
  1. In a cup add warm milk to it add saffron strands and mix well. Keep it aside.
  2. In a bowl add butter and powder sugar. Cream it well either with hands/ whisk. This should take about a minute.
  3. Now to the butter mixture add maida/ all purpose flour, baking soda, cardamom powder, baking soda and saffron milk. Mix well until it forms a dough. The dough will be a soft one, if your dough has some cracks add few drops of milk and knead it well again to a soft dough.
  4. Place a butter paper/ wax paper/ parchment paper on a baking tray. Keep it aside. Preheat oven at 180C/ 350F. Divide the cookie dough into equal sized small balls and then flatten it gently and keep it aside. Repeat the process till all the cookie/ biscuit dough is complete.
  5. Now place the flattened cookie dough onto the chopped pistachio so that the top part/ one side of the cookie coats well as shown in the collage. Now place the flattened cookies one by one with enough spacing between each cookie on the baking tray with parchment paper/ butter paper.
  6. Place the baking tray in the oven and bake the cookies/ biscuits for 12 to 15 minutes or till cookies are done. When bottom turns light brown remove the biscuits from oven, place it on a cooling tray for it to cool down. When the biscuits have cooled serve them with tea/ coffee and store the remaining cookies in air tight container.
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How to make Eggless saffron pistachio cookies with step by step images


  1. In a cup add warm milk to it add saffron strands and mix well. Keep it aside.
  2. In a bowl add butter and powder sugar. Cream it well either with hands/ whisk. This should take about a minute.
  3. Now to the butter mixture add maida/ all purpose flour, cardamom powder, baking soda and saffron milk. Mix well until it forms a dough. The dough will be a soft one, if your dough has some cracks add few drops of milk and knead it well again to a soft dough.
  4. Place a butter paper/ wax paper/ parchment paper on a baking tray. Keep it aside. Preheat oven at 180C/ 350F. Divide the cookie dough into equal sized small balls and then flatten it gently and keep it aside. Repeat the process till all the cookie/ biscuit dough is complete.
  5. Now place the flattened cookie dough onto the chopped pistachio so that the top part/ one side of the cookie coats well as shown in the collage. Now place the flattened cookies one by one with enough spacing between each cookie on the baking tray with parchment paper/ butter paper.
  6. Place the baking tray in the oven and bake the cookies/ biscuits for 12 to 15 minutes or till cookies are done. When bottom turns light brown remove the biscuits from oven, place it on a cooling tray for it to cool down. When the biscuits have cooled serve them with tea/ coffee and store the remaining cookies in air tight container.
    eggless saffron pistachio cookies

 

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