Salted Ajwaini Cookies

Salted Ajwaini Cookies

From   Tea Time

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Fusion

These salty biscuits with carom seeds flavour are very refreshing


  • Carom seeds (ajwain) 1 tsp
  • Soft unsalted butter 150 gms
  • Egg 1
  • Refined flour (maida) 250 gms + to dust
  • Salt to taste
  • Egg wash
  • Egg 1


  • Preheat oven to 180ยบ C. Line a baking tray with butter paper.
  • Take soft butter in a mixing bowl, break the egg into it and beat with an electric beater.
  • Add flour and salt and fold in well. Knead into a dough ensuring that you do not over knead.
  • Dust the work top with some dry flour, keep the dough on it and roll gently and carefully.
  • Sprinkle carom seeds and press gently. Cut into cookies of a desired shape different shaped cookie cutters and keep them on the baking tray.
  • Mix the egg with 2 tbsps water in a small bowl for egg wash. Brush the cookies with this. Keep the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes.
  • Bring the tray out of the oven and let it cool before arranging on a serving platter and serving.