by Tarla Dalal
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Cheese-based tidbits do not have to be store bought. Here is how you can make crispy cheese straws at home to amaze the kids at home. While it might take a little practice to master this, it is not so difficult if you follow the instructions to the t. What is more, it does not even call for any exotic ingredients – just simple stuff readily available in your larder, a bit of love, and an element of surprise!
- Sieve the flour and add the salt.
- Rub the butter into the flour with finger tips till the mixture resembles bread crumbs.
- Add the cheese and chilli powder and mix well.
- Add ice-cold water (approx. 1 tablespoon) and make a dough.
- Roll out the dough on a lightly floured board to 6 mm. (1/4") thickness.
- Cut into long strips with a fluted cutter and give 2 twists.
- Arrange the straws on an ungreased baking dish and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 15 minutes.
- Serve immediately or store in an air-tight container.
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