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 Top 10 Biscuit Recipes

  Last Updated : Jul 13,2018






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Top 10 Homemade Biscuit Recipes

Biscuits are everywhere. From small tea shops to gourmet food stores, a rack is always reserved for biscuits. This is because biscuits are amongst the most popular and handy snacks, enjoyed by everybody across the world. It is much-loved by young and old alike.

If you feel hungry on the way, the first solution you think of is to buy a pack of biscuits somewhere. If you are running late for office and have not packed a proper snack, you grab a pack of biscuits and put it in your bag, just in case! Yes, these tasty biscuits never fail to save you from a hunger attack. And, whether or not you are hungry, it is almost mandatory for many people to have a biscuit or two with their tea – or tea-time seems so incomplete!

Well, we agree that biscuits are easily available everywhere, but nothing can beat the flavor and aroma of a fresh homemade batch. Buttery, chocolaty or spicy, homemade biscuits made with love, with pure ingredients, always have a special charm. There is an almost endless variety of biscuits that can be made at home. You can even create your own recipes, using a vanilla or a chocolaty base and adding ingredients like nuts and spices as per your liking.

In this article, we have picked some of the most popular ones, which everybody loves – the Khari Biscuit that makes tea-time special, Almond Biscuits for a special occasion, Jam Biscuits for the kids, Karachi Biscuits to recall fond memories, Nankhatai for a desi touch, Hyderabadi Osmania Biscuit for a regional tour, Rich Shortbread Biscuits for an international feel, and much more.

Try these biscuits and you will love them. You will find that they are also quite easy to prepare. Note that after baking all biscuits will be little soft, but once cooled they will become nice and crispy – just like everybody loves it! You can make a batch of your favourites and store them in an airtight container to enjoy whenever you wish, or to pack to school or office.

 



top 10 biscuit recipes

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 by Tarla Dalal
An evergreen accompaniment for chai, the Khari Biscuit or Puff Pastry Biscuit is something that many people think to be a speciality that only bakeries can produce. Here we show you how to start from scratch and make wonderfully crisp and flaky Khari Biscuits right at home. The gluten, vinegar and a liberal dose of margarine are essential ingredients to get the right texture, so make sure you do not omit any of them while preparing the recipe. Besides tea you can enjoy Khari Biscuits with a spread of one of your favourite jams or Dips and Sauces . Enjoy how to make Khari Biscuit recipe with detailed step by step photos.
Karachi Biscuit is one of the most well-known treats of Hyderabad. In fact, if you have been to Hyderabad and come back without buying the famous Karachi Biscuits from Karachi Bakery, you are bound to face the wrath of your friends and family, who would have been eagerly waiting to bite into one of these melt-in-the-mouth, fruity biscuits! Each bite of this biscuit fills your mouth with a pleasant fruity sweetness with a mild touch of spice. Tiny tutti-fruti titbits add fun to every bite, instantly making this biscuit a favourite with kids and adults alike. The Karachi Biscuit tastes simply fab with tea, in the morning or evening. Here, we tell you how to make this wondrous treat, so you can experience it even without going to Hyderabad. You can also try other biscuit recipes like Oats and Cinnamon Biscuits and Rich Shortbread Biscuits .
The Kesar Pista Badam Biscuit is a real delicacy with rich spicy notes. Assorted nuts give these biscuits a delectable crunch, while an array of spice powders give it a tantalising aroma. To press the nuts into the dough, roll lightly with a roller pin so that you don’t thin down the dough layer, but at the same time the nuts stick firmly to it. To get the perfect colour and texture, bake the biscuits for just 15 minutes. It might still seem soft when you take it out of the oven, but once the Kesar Pista Biscuits cool in the tray, they will turn crunchy. These biscuits are sure to be a family favourite and a perfect gift to make and give for festive occasions like Diwali , Christmas and Raksha - Bandhan .
Seeing the soft, melt-in-the-mouth texture of shortbread biscuits, many people tend to think that it contains eggs. But, actually it does not. Plain flour, sugar and butter are all that you need to make incredible Rich Shortbread Biscuits. The crumbly texture and pleasant light colour of these eggless butter biscuits come from the generous use of butter. Since the dough will be a little soft, you must refrigerate it before cutting; otherwise it will be difficult to handle. Serve with hot Elaichi Tea or coffee along with other evening tea snacks .
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 by Tarla Dalal
Everybody loves Bourbon Biscuits – the sugar, crispy treats that are packed with lusciously creamy and buttery chocolate icing! We all have our favourite brands and hunt the store-shelves for it. But today, allow us to share a secret with you. Bourbon Biscuits are not so complicated that they cannot be made at home! In fact, homemade Bourbon Biscuits will beat even your favourite brands hands-down, partly because of the fresh flavour and partly because of the thrill of having made your favourite treat all by yourself. So, what are you waiting for... put the aprons on and get ready to fill the air with the aroma of freshly-baked chocolaty Bourbon Biscuits. These biscuits are sure to be a family favourite and a perfect gift to make and give for festive occasions like Diwali , Christmas and Raksha - Bandhan .
Hyderabadi Osmania Biscuit is one of the most famous treats in that region. A must-buy item on the shopping list of every visitor, these saffron-tinged biscuits have a rich milky taste and buttery mouth-feel. Take a bite and let it rest on your palate for a few seconds to be engulfed by the magical taste of saffron. Here we show you how to make this interesting biscuit yourself. It is surprisingly quite easy to make! Once the cookies are baked, let them cool completely before tasting, only then they will become crispy. Try other biscuit recipes like the Karachi Biscuits and Kesar Pista Badam Biscuit .
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 by Tarla Dalal
Melt-in-the-mouth buttery biscuits made of a unique blend of plain flour and cornflour are sandwiched with tongue-tickling raspberry jam to make everybody’s favourite Jam Biscuits. The sight of the fruit jam peeping out of a hole in the biscuits adds to the visual appeal of these biscuits making them just too irresistible. You can store these biscuits in an airtight container to enjoy whenever you wish. You can also surprise your kids by packing a few of these in their snack box .
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 by Tarla Dalal
A melt-in-the-mouth biscuit, with the rich aroma of ghee tinged with spicy notes of cardamom, the Nankhatai is a perfect example of Indian ingenuity. Almond and pistachio powders not only improves the flavour but also makes the Nankhatai more porous, making every bite just melt in your mouth and coat your taste buds. Indeed, every crunchy bite of this intensely flavoured ‘cookie’ is an opportunity to retreat from mundane worries and experience real delight! These traditional Indian cookies can be served as Evening Tea Snacks , School Time Snacks , at High Tea Party and can also served to the guests on the occasion of Diwali or New year's day. Enjoy how to make Nankhatai recipe with detailed step by step photos.
These delicious Cashew Biscuits will make tea-time very memorable indeed! Cashewnuts have a very special creamy flavour, which manifests very pleasingly in the cookie too. Plus, the coarse cashew powder also gives the cookie a melt-in-the-mouth texture that is unbeatable. Make a batch of these irresistible Eggless Cashewnut Biscuits and store them in an airtight container to enjoy any time you wish you. But beware – it is difficult to stop eating them, so you might have to set yourself a limit, and tightly lid and hide the jar after that.
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 by Tarla Dalal
These melt-in-the-mouth biscuits are loaded with butter and cocoa, two potent ingredients that have the power to transform any food into an irresistible treat. You will find that the butter not only gives this biscuit a fabulous texture but also a rich flavour, notably buttery. A dash of vanilla highlights the strengths of cocoa, making the Chocolate and Butter Biscuits all the more appealing. Enjoy these biscuits with a cupful of your favourite beverage !
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Top 10 Biscuit Recipes
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Tarla Dalal    Glad you liked the article on biscuits.
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04 Jul 17 01:52 PM