February 4, 2015

Foxtail Millet Cookie / Thinai Biscuit | Foxtail Millet Recipes

Want to prepare crunchy biscuits without sugar added? Try this Foxtail millet cookie recipe which used regular wheat flour and jaggery. The innovation in this recipe is the coating of fried Foxtail millets over the cookies. The millets provides the crispiness and unique taste to this cookies.

Wheat Flour
¾ cup
½ cup
Powdered Jaggery
½ cup
½ cup
Foxtail Miller / Thinai
2 tbsp
1 tbsp
Baking Powder
1 tesp
1/8 tesp
Vanilla Essence
½ tesp

1. Dry roast the foxtail millet till nice aroma comes out. Keep it aside.
2. Dry roast the oats and allow it to cool down. Then Powder it using the mixie and keep it aside.
3. Sieve the Wheat flour and baking powder together for 2 times and keep it aside.
4. Cream the butter using your palm, and then add the powdered jaggery and salt. Mix them well till you can get the soft and fluffy consistency.
5. Then add the sieved wheat flour mixture, powdered oats, roasted foxtail millet and vanilla essence one by one.
6. Mix them well gently and knead into a soft dough. If you did not get a soft dough then add 1 tesp of oil and make it as soft dough.
7. Then grease the plastic sheet with oil and roll the dough in ¼ inch thickness sheets.
8. Cut it with your cookie cutter or  knife in whatever shape you want.
9. Take the pieces out from the sheet carefully and arrange them on a baking tray.
10. Bake them for 9-11 mins at 1800C in the oven which should have been preheated for 10 mins at 2000C.
      Crispy and yummy biscuits are ready to have with tea.


Remya said...

hope you will link this to my event http://remyasean.blogspot.in/2015/01/first-blog-anniversary-and-giveaway.html#more

Sooriya said...

Without sugar? Then I love these!

Julie said...

healthy biscuits,yummy with chai!

Fullscoops said...

Lovely cookies!

Unknown said...

A very innovative recipe...Looks totally yummy!! Love the idea of using jaggery

sowmya said...

Would you mind if I share this link on a healthy baking group that I am part of. I will share the whole link as such and will not be posting the recipe, or take credit in any way. I just think this is a very healthy recipe and that others like me can benefit too. Thanks.

Kurinji said...

Thanks and you can share it.

Kurinji said...

Thanks and you can share it.

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