Monday, October 17, 2011

Khara Biscuits (Masala Biscuits)

  • All purpose flour/maida - 2 cups
  • Butter/Margarine - 4 tsp (room temperature)
  • Salt - 3/4 to 1 tsp
  • Powdered sugar - 1/4 tsp
  • Curry leaves (cut into small pieces) - 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves (cut into small pieces) - 1 tsp
  • Mint Leaves (cut into small pieces) - 1 tsp 
  • Green Chillies - 1 tsp (cut finely)
  • Omam/Ajwain seeds - 2 tsp
  • Baking soda - a pinch (optional)
  • Milk - 3 to 4 tsp 

  • Mix the flour and ghee.
  • Then add all the other ingredients except milk and mix well.
  • Now add milk little by little till you get a smooth dough consistency.
  • Now roll the dough as you do for a chappathi to a 1/4 inch thickness.
  • Cut the dough to desired shapes and arrange it in a baking tray.
  • Place the dough to the preheated oven to 180 deg C.
  • Bake it for 15 min and check whether the sides have becomes slight brown. If so, then remove from oven, cool down.
  • The crispy khara/masala biscuits are ready and have it immediately or store in an air tight container.

This goes to my event: Dish Name starts with K

  • I used salted butter and reduced the salt. You can use unsalted butter too and adjust salt according to taste)
  • Quantity of milk can be adjusted so as to make a dough consistency.

24 lovely comments:

Hamaree Rasoi

Khara Biscuits look simply great and lovely preparation. Would definitely like to prepare it soon.

Hamaree Rasoi


wow looks delicious biscuits ......

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!.

Crispy,crunchy Kara biscuits luks so impressive and tasty in the clicks.Luv it.Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe dear.


perfectly made masala biscuts !! looks YUM !!

Ongoing Event - CC-What's For Friday Dinner??


Looks crispy n delicious n easy to make too,hope i too make it soon.Do stop mine blog for sometime.


wow delicious biscuits,luks so tempting...

chef and her kitchen

love them anyday...looks delicious

Nandinis food

Wow! The biscuits are crunchy and scrumptious! Yummy!

Jayanthy Kumaran

excellent try akila....sounds great for munching in with hot cuppa coffee in rainy seasons..;)
Tasty Appetite

Menaga Sathia

wowww super kara biscuits...

Mary Bergfeld

These look lovely and sound delicious. I really enjoyed my visit to your blog. I'll definitely be back. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary


love it dear! and looks awesome too!

Gayathri NG

Its first time here.
Lovely snack simply irresistible!!

Priya Suresh

Quite an addictive biscuits,wonderful clicks, thanks for visiting my craft blog Akila,will definitely update it dear..

SavithaRaj's Spice Land

Would love to have these during Winter..


These look sooo tempting!

Amina Creations

biscuits look perfect...bookmarking it... liked your blog very much... glad to follow you... do visit my blog if you find time...


Masala biscuit looks perfect, crispy, crunchy, yummy and tasty. Wonderful presentation.


Biscuits looks yummy..the seasonings give more taste nice ....must try..


I remember eating something similar on one of our trips to India...I don't recall the name but they were super tasty. Great recipe!


Wish you and your family a very happy and prosperous Diwali.


Such flavourful and delicious biscuits.


Lovely recipe akila! I love to bake spicy things than sweet things, loved ur version of khara biscuit!


nice,crisp and delicious masala biscuit ..loved your presentation ..

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