Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Suji Cookies


Like a customary, must have, no matter what, do or die, Suji Cookies are a must for us Indians and made before Deepavali/The Festival Of Lights? If you are asking, its a big yes. I can't still remember sitting in a line, as though like in the factory and rolling, as well as putting the cherries atop the raw unbaked cookies before they going and coming out of the oven. Of course, over the many years, mum has given up and nothing much on my side as well. But Suji Cookies will forever be memorable. That's why once I completed my mission to Cayenne Chocolate Cookies, Nyonya Pineapple Cookies and Chinese Peanut Cookies, I couldn't wait to get my hands on Suji Cookies. Not a brain cracker anyway and pretty much ingredients easily available anywhere, these ghee scented and loaded tiny cute, pretty and attractive Suji Cookies are definitely crumbly and outside crusty sugar pops (Rava Laddu & Rava Kesari).


Ingredients
1/4 cup ghee or butter
1/2 cup self rising flour
1/4 cup semolina flour
1/4 cup castor sugar
Cherries - chopped . 
Method
Except for cherries, combine all the ingredients. 
Mix together to form a dough.
Pinch bit by bit and roll into small balls. 
Place the balls apart from each other on baking tray lined with baking paper.
Press cherry on each ball. 
Bake at 160C for 20 minutes or till cookies are golden yellow.  


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25 comments:

  1. Wow looking so yummy I love it <3
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  2. You are on roll, Nava!! Loving this baking phase on your blog :)
    As for the cookies!! I sure am going to try them :)

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  3. Wow Nava . Looks you are on the baking spree. Loving all your recipes

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  4. Are these man Khatai.. !!!!
    Keep in touch
    www.beingbeautifulandpretty.com

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  5. Wow, you are a good baker too!! all rounder! =)

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  6. well made colorful cookies, love it!!!

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  7. This biscuits are there in my to do list. when i will do i dont know. When i saw this in my reading list i was super excited to see your biscuit,. Yours turned out perfect. Well done.

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  8. hmm many things can bring our memories back to childhood.this is one among that for u i guess.colorful cookies.

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  9. these look so easy and so crunchy... always cookies of childhood do give a smile... keep the baking recipes coming... loving it...

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  10. wow, so attractive and cute little cookies....

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  11. When I was a kid, I would dig out the cherry on top and eat that first :)

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  12. How pretty are these, I love that they are so small!

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  13. cute looking cookies with such a simple recipe, i'll try for sure :)

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  14. They look so tempting & cute, can't wait to try it soon :)

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  15. They look perfect, even I remeber eating dough when my mother use to make sweets.

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  16. I love family recipes. They always make the recipe priceless. Like this one. Simple yet so pretty!

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  17. I love these cookies, they look very delicious and exotic :D

    Cheers
    CCU

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  18. They remind me of nan khatai, the crispy cookie I used to eat.

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  19. Lovely cookies, looks so cute and yummy.

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  20. absolutely delicious and mouthwatering

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  21. Wow. Just look at those dainty cookies so delish. I am sure they going to melt in mouth..

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  22. Just 5 ingredients!!! Its that easy to make... they look so cute !!! Love your family recipe

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  23. i tried this to the dot for deepavali :-) . Taste was nice but it didnt turn out as pretty as your picand was a bit flat. Next time will add a bit more flour to hold it up together and reduce the soogee. Also i found , the soogee if used the finer one should come up better. Super simple recipe, will let you know how it goes after tweaking it.

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