November 15, 2016

Then Thinai Cookies using Electric Rice Cooker / / Foxtail Millet Honey Cookies


       Then  Thinai Millet Cookie is a tasty cookie which even kids love to have a lot. It does not contain sugar and hence a great cookie for diabetics patients who do not want to compromise on taste as well. It has only 3 ingredients and hence very easy and quick to make. What better recipe can we hope for? No wonder it is a very popular millet cookie recipe.

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Recipe Cuisine : Indian | Recipe Category: Cookies
Preparation Time: 10 mins  | Cooking Time: 10 mins | Yields: 20 nos.

Foxtail Millet Flour / Thinai Maavu
1 cup
¼ cup
¼ cup
Chopped Nuts (cashew or badam )
2 tbsp (optional)

1. Add butter in a wide bowl. Beat the butter with electric beater or wire whisk till it become soft.
2. Then add honey and again beat well till they mix them well.
3. Now add the foxtail millet flour and mix with your finger or spoon.
4. Slowly knead it into a soft and pliable dough. Leave it for just one minute.
5. Chop the nuts into thin and small pieces. (if used)
6. Roll the dough into 1/4 inch thickness circle (like chapathi) on the dry rolling surface using the rolling pin. Before rolling, sprinkle the wheat flour over the rolling surface to avoid the flour getting sticky.
7. Sprinkle the chopped nuts over the circle and press them gently using the rolling pin.
8. Now cut the rolled circle using the cutter of any shape or bottle cap.
Using Oven:
9. Take out the cookies using the flat spatula and keep it on the ungreased baking tray. Leave ½ inch space between the cookies.
10. Preheat the oven for 200 degree Celsius.
11. Bake the cookies for 7 mins at 180 degree Celsius.
12. Allow it to cool down completely and then take them out from the tray. Again cool them on wire rack.
Using Electric Rice Cooker:
13. Close the lid of the cooker and switch it ON. After a few seconds it will come to WARM mode. (This is preheating method)
14. Now open the lid and arrange the cookies and leave ½ inch space between the cookies.
15. Again close the lid of the cooker and press ON (suppose it doesn’t come to ON mode, wait for 1 -2 mins).
16. After 1-2 mins it will again come to WARM mode. Leave it for 1 min. Repeat the above steps 15 and 16 for one more time.
17. Now turn over the cookies carefully and repeat the steps 15 and 16 again for  one more time.
18. Allow it to cool down completely and then take the cookies out from the cooker and store it in a air tight container for later use.
Easy to understand chart:
MODE of Cooker

Empty cooker

Place the cookies

Turn over the cookies

Take out the cookies

1. I grounded the Foxtail millet flour from the foxtail millet rice without soaking in water with our neighborhood flour mill.
2. Use store bought flour too.
3. Nuts are optional.


Unknown said...

wow cookies in electric cooker.brilliant.cookies looks perfect

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