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Saturday, August 22, 2015

Coconut Cookies

Ingredients:
2 cups grated Dried Coconut / Kopra
4 cups All Purpose flour
1/2 cup Cashew nuts
3 cups powdered Sugar
5 - 6 Cardamom / Elakki
1/2 tsp Baking Soda
3 cups melted Ghee

Recipe:
Put sugar in a mixer, grind it to very fine powder and keep it aside. Put cashew nuts in a mixer and crush it for few seconds. Put dried coconut(grated) in a mixer and crush it for few seconds.

Put all purpose flour, powdered sugar, mashed cardamom powder, crushed coconut, cashew nuts and baking soda in a vessel and mix them well. Add melted ghee little by little, kneed and prepare the soft dough as shown in the picture below.

Preheat the microwave to 160 degree C in convection mode. Take lemon sized dough and make a round ball. Press it little bit to a round shape(1/4 inch thick) and place it over the microwave safe tray as shown in the picture below. (For oven, please follow the steps mentioned in Almond Cookies recipe.)

Place this cookies in a microwave (Lower shelf) and cook them at 160 degree C temperature for about 20 mins until the bottom part of the cookies turn light golden in colour.

Take the tray outside from the microwave and once they are cooled to room temperature, store them in an airtight container. The above mentioned ingredients will serve around 100 cookies.

1 comment:

Gurunath Nakka said...

Simple recipe weel explained and those cookies look delicious and mouth watering . The pictures are also very nice. I liked this recipe.