Spicy Biscuits

Do you like to munch on something with evening tea? I love to eat chips/muruku/biscuits with hot tea. Today decided to give a try on Spicy biscuits for my evening tea.

Very simple to make yet delicious.


Here is the recipe


2 cups of all purpose flour
1tsp baking powder
2 tsp sesame seeds
2tsp sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1tsp salt (Adjust as per the taste)
1/2tsp cumin seeds
finely chopped green chilies (As per your spice level)
finely chopped cilantro 1/4tsp
finely chopped ginger(1/8tsp)
finely chopped curry leaves 1/4tsp
finely chopped mint,coriander leaves (1/8 tsp)
1/2 tsp paprika powder
1 tsp yogurt


In a bowl add all dry ingredients( Flour, salt, cumin seeds, sesame seeds, baking powder, Paprika powder) and mix well.
using a hand mixer or stand mixer cream shortening and sugar. Now add dry ingredients, chopped herbs(coriander,mint, curry leaves), chopped green chilies, ginger. Mix well. This mixture looks crumble. Now add little amount of yogurt and make a dough. (Dough should not be too soft. So add very little amount of yogurt). Kneed well and cover it with damp cloth.

Preheat oven to 350F


Take a small piece of dough and roll into 1/4inch thick flat bread. Using cookie cutter cut into round shaped biscuits. Use a fork and poke few holes on the biscuits and bake till they turn golden color. (approximately 10 mts).

Spicy biscuits ready to be enjoyed with hot tea.