Jowar jaggery cookies recipe

Jowar jaggery cookies recipe
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Jowar jaggery cookies recipe

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Try this easy eggless and gluten-free jowar jaggery cookies recipe. It is crispy on the edge and soft in the center.

My father is a health freak and he always tries to find healthy alternatives to everything. Recently he has started having millet cookies instead of regular cookies.

He is totally against all-purpose flour “MAIDA” because it has numerous disadvantages like it has no nutritional value, elevating blood sugar levels, taking more time to digest, etc. So I made him millet cookies!

If you have any health freak in your family then you should make these cookies for them.

How to make jowar jaggery cookies

Add jaggery powder and ghee, combine them well.

Add in jowar flour, sattu flour, crushed fennel seeds, chopped raisins, baking powder, and baking soda. Mix it well and then add 6 to 8 tablespoons of milk to bind it into a dough.

Jowar jaggery cookies recipe

Mix and knead it into a dough. Cover the dough with a cling wrap and refrigerate it for 1 hour.

Divide the dough into 2 halves, dust little flour on your work surface, and roll the jowar cookie dough until it’s around 1/4 inch thick. sprinkle black sesame seeds over the rolled cookie dough and roll it once gently so that it sticks to it.

Note- Instead of black sesame seeds, you can use flax seeds.

Cut the rolled cookie dough with the help of a round cookie cutter and place each cookie over the baking tray lined with parchment paper.

Bake it in a preheated oven at 150 degrees Celsius for 20-25 minutes or until the cookies turn golden brown around the edges. Once baked transfer it over the wire rack after 5 minutes and store it in an airtight container.

Jowar jaggery cookies recipe

Top tips

  • Ghee can be substituted with butter or canola oil.
  • Sattu flour can be substituted with whole wheat flour.
  • If the dough sticks while rolling then dust the rolling board with little flour.
  • If you don’t have a cookie cutter, use a small steel bowl to cut out the round cookies.

FAQs

What is jowar atta/flour called in English?

It is called sorghum or new quinoa.


What is sattu flour?

Sattu flour is made from roasted gram, It is easily available online. People in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar love sattu as It gives a cooling effect to the body during summer and has numerous other benefits as well. You may like- sattu sharbat, sattu stuffed puris.


Is jowar flour good for baking?

Yes, You can make a cake, waffles, cookies, crisps, etc with jowar flour.


What are the benefits of jowar cookies?

Jowar is one of the healthiest millet, It has many benefits like weight management, helps in digestion, is rich in fiber, rich in protein, is gluten-free, good for diabetics, and has endless benefits.

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Yield: 9

Jowar cookies recipe

Jowar jaggery cookies recipe

Try this easy eggless and gluten-free jowar jaggery cookies recipe. It is crispy on the edge and soft in the center.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 30 gram ghee
  • 50 gram jaggery
  • 60 gram jowar flour
  • 40 gram sattu flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed fennel seeds
  • 4-5 raisins (chopped)
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 7 to 8 tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon black sesame seed

Instructions

    1. Add 50 grams of jaggery powder and 30 grams of ghee, combine them well.
    2. Add in 60 grams jowar flour, 40 grams sattu flour, 1/4 teaspoon crushed fennel seeds, 4 to 5 chopped raisins, 1/4 teaspoon of baking powder, and 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda. Mix it well and then add 6 to 8 tablespoons of milk to bind it into a dough.
    3. Mix and knead it into a dough. Cover the dough with a cling wrap and refrigerate it for 1 hour.
    4. Divide the dough into 2 halves, dust little flour on your work surface, and roll the jowar cookie dough until it's around 1/4 inch thick. sprinkle black sesame seeds over the rolled cookie dough and roll it once gently so that it sticks to it.
    5. Note- Instead of black sesame seeds, you can use flax seeds.
    6. Cut the rolled cookie dough with the help of a round cookie cutter and place each cookie over the baking tray lined with parchment paper.
    7. Bake it in a preheated oven at 150 degrees Celsius for 20-25 minutes or until the cookies turn golden brown around the edges. Once baked transfer it over the wire rack after 5 minutes and store it in an airtight container.



Notes

  • Ghee can be substituted with butter or canola oil.
  • Sattu flour can be substituted with whole wheat flour.
  • If the dough sticks while rolling then dust the rolling board with little flour.
  • If you don't have a cookie cutter, use a small steel bowl to cut out the round cookies.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

9

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 160Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 9mgSodium: 49mgCarbohydrates: 34gFiber: 1gSugar: 16gProtein: 2g

All information presented is intended for informational purposes only.

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