Salted Ajwain Cookies Recipe

Ajwain (carom seeds) cookies are liked the most because of their salty, sweet as well as carom seeds taste. Serve during supper and enjoy eating.

हिन्दी में पढिये - Salted Ajwain Cookies Recipe 

Ingredients for Sweet and Salted Ajwain Cookies

  • Maida - 2 cup
  • Butter - more then ½ cup (125 grams)
  • Powdered sugar - ¼ cup (2-4 tbsp)
  • Milk - ¼ cup
  • Carom seeds - 1 tsp
  • Salt - ½ tsp

How to make Salted Ajwain Biscuits

Take out maida in a big bowl. Add sugar, carom seeds, salt and melted butter and mix nicely. Also add 2-3 tbsp milk and mix well. If dough remains dry then add 1-2 tbsp more milk. Mix and keep binding the dough as well. Cover the dough and keep it aside for 20 minutes for fermenting. Dough for making cookies is ready.

Spread some dry flour on the board. Place the dough on top of the board, roll and flatten with hands. With help of rolling pin roll the dough in ½ cm thick sheet. For cutting cookies you can use cookies cutter, bottle cap, bowl or glass.

Dust the cookies cutter with dry flour. Place it on rolled sheet and press gently for cutting cookies. Cut cookies from entire sheet and place them on baking tray at some distance. Cut cookies from leftover dough as well in similar manner. 

How to bake cookies:

Preheat oven at 180 degree centigrade. Place the cookies tray in oven and set the oven at 180 degree centigrade for 10 minutes. Check after 10 minutes. If cookies are light brown in color, bake for 2-5 more minutes until they turn golden brown in color.


If using salted butter for making cookies then there is no use to add salt.  

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  1. 09 October, 2021 10:41:52 AM zakira bano

    A wonderful recipe for those who don't like sugar cookies.