Coconut Cookies Recipe | Step by Step With Pictures

Hi Everyone ,

Today I bring you my best Fresh homemade  Coconut Cookies are very crunchy and melt in your mouth. Try making Coconut Cookies today for tea. Kids and elders will love this treat.

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SERVES : UPTO 45-50               PREP TIME : 25-30 MIN        COOK TIME : 10-15

INGREDIENTS : 

  • all purpose flour                      –   2 cup (200 grams)
  • sugar powder                           –    1 cup
  • butter(normal temp)              –     1 cup
  • coconut (Grated)                     –     1 1/2 cup
  • Vanilla essence                        – Few drops
  •  baking powder                        –   1/2 tsp
  • Water / milk                              –    4-5 tsp
  • Cashew nuts (powder)           –    1 tsp

STEP BY STEP METHOD WITH PICTURES  : 

Step 1 :   Add All purpose flour, baking powder and dry ingredients are ready.

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Step 2 :  Combine the butter and powdered sugar in a food processor/Mixer Grander and mix well.

Step 3 :  Add the grated coconut and mix well. which shown in below image.

Step 4 :   Now add the mix dry ingredients, vanilla essence, water/milk,Cashew nuts powder  and knead the dough which shown in below image.

Step 5 :  Make dough roll which is shown below and Keep the dough in refrigerator for 25-30 min.

Step 6 :  Take it out of the refrigerator and cut in shape. Arranging the cookies in whatever shape you prefer. Bake the cookies in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 10 -15 minutes.

Step 7 :   Allow the cookies to cool completely. Enjoy Eggless coconut cookies. 

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Namkeen Papdi/Puri Recipe

During festive season like Diwali or Holi we always try to make sweets and snacks at home. Homemade snacks has its own flavour and is different from readymade ones available in market. The recipe that I have shown here Masala Puri is one of the simplest snack dishes. The ingredients are already there in your kitchen. You can store it for 15 to 20 days. These crunchy and crispy papdi  goes really well with a cup of tea.

STEP BY STEP RECIPE WITH PICTURES : 

TOTAL TIME : 30-40 min                 SERVES :  7-8

INGREDIENTS : 

  • whole wheat flour                      –         1 cup
  • all purpose flour                         –         1 cup
  • gram flour                                     –         1/2 cup
  • cumin/jeera seeds                       –         1/2 tsp
  • fennel/sauf seeds                        –          1/2 tsp
  • carom/ajwain seeds                    –         1/2 tsp
  • chilli powder                                 –         1 tsp
  • turmeric powder                          –          1/2 tsp
  • oil                                                     –         3 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • chopped coriander leaves
  • Oil for deep  frying
  • Water as required

METHOD : 

STEP 1 :  Take mixing bowl and add whole wheat flour, all purpose flour, gram flour, cumin seeds,fennel seeds,carom seeds, chilli powder, turmeric powder, oil, salt, mix well.

STEP 2 :  Add in chopped coriander leaves and Mix well all the ingredients together and by adding little water at time knead stiff dough. Use only as much water as required. Once the dough is kneaded keep aside for 5-10 minutes to rest.

STEP 3  :  knead again and then divide the dough into 2 equal balls.  Roll dough ball thin and using cookie cutter,cut different shapes. remove the extra rolled dough and use to make the rest of the papdis. 

STEP 4 :   Heat oil in pan. slid papdi in hot oil and fry them till golden. Drain the fried papas on paper towels to remove excess oil.

STEP 5 :   Once papdi are cooled, store them in an tight container. Enjoy namkeen papdi.

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Beetroot Burfi Recipe

Hi All,

Today’s Recipe is the popular Beetroot Barfi/Burfi. Burfi/ Barfi is so delicately soft and elegant to serve on your sweet festive table. It is very nutritious and healthy. Excellent for kids who are usually not found of beetroot. So, Here is step by step Recipe with pictures .

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INGREDIENTS : 

Prep. & Cooking Time : 30 -40 Min                Serves : 2 -3 

  • Beetroot                      –    2 ( 2  small bowl grated )
  •  Coconut                      –    1  small bowl grated
  • Sugar                            –    1 small bowl (for less sweet use half bowl)
  • Ghee                             –    2-3 tsp
  • Cashews, Almond
  • Cardamom powder   –   1/2 tsp 

Method Step By Step Pictures : 

Step 1  :  Heat Ghee in a pan. Add grated beetroot , coconut and mix very well. Saute till raw smell leaves,this will take at least 10-12 mins in low flame.

Step 2  :   Now add sugar and keep mixing. Sugar will melt and it will get thick.

Step  3 :    Add Nuts, Cardamom powder and Keep stirring continuously in low flame, it will start to bubble at the edges.

Step 4  :   Keep stirring  for more min and once it is thick and starts to leave little dry this is the perfect stage,Transfer the mixture to the tray.  (Grease a plate/tray with ghee)

Step 5  :  Let it set, cut it into squares. Enjoy Beetroot Burfi/Barfi !

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Fish Curry with Coconut Recipe

Hi All,

Fish is one of the favourite sea food at home and its easy to make. Fish is a really nutritious food, rich in protein, vitamins and minerals which are essential to maintain good health. After long time we had a fish curry and its taste yummy. So, lets start fish curry recipe  step by step with pictures.

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PREP & COOKING TIME   :   30-40 MIN                SERVES : 2-3 

INGREDIENTS : 

  • Fish                                  –     300gm 
  • Onion                              –     2
  • Ginger,Garlic                – 1 1/2 tsp
  • Coconuts                        –  1 cup 
  • Red chilli Powder          –  1  1/2 tsp 
  • Turmeric powder          –   1 tsp 
  • Garam Masala                –   1/2 tsp 
  • Black pepper                –   2
  • Cardamom                    –    2
  • Clove                               –   1
  • Coriander seeds           –   2-3 tsp
  • Cinnamon                      –   2 small size
  • Green Chilli                    –    1
  • Coriander Leaves          
  • Oil

Step 1 :   Marinate fish with turmeric, very little salt and set them aside.

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Step 2  :  Dry roast coriander seeds on low heat till they turn slightly brown in colour and  take it aside. Then heat 1 tsp of oil in a same pan and add slice  onion, cardamom, clove, cinnamon sauce till it turns slight brown in colour.

Step 3 :  Add all above roasted ,fried ingredients and ginger-garlic, coriander, turmeric, red chilli powder, salt, green chilli, garam masala  in a blender and make a smooth paste by adding some water. Keep it aside 

Step 4 :   Grind coconut into a very good paste by adding little water.

Step  5 :   Heat 2-3 tsp of oil in a pan. Add coriander leave. Let them splutter. Then add masala paste and cook till all moisture evaporate.

Step  6 :  Add Coconut paste/Milk and mix well to lump free gravy.  You may need to adjust the amount of water slightly.  On a medium flame boil until the oil begins to separate and the gravy thickens. It will take 5-7 mins. 

Step 7 :   Add the fish pieces to the gravy and cook for few mins. Garnish with coriander leaves. 

Step 8 :  Serve with Chapati or Rice 🙂

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