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Jeera Biscuit Recipe ,Eggless Cumin Cookies

Cumin flavored bakery style biscuits
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast, snacks/starters, Tiffin recipes
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Biscuit recipe, jeera biscuit, Jeera cookies, salted jeera biscuit
Servings: 20 biscuits
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 1+1/4 cup Refined Flour / Maida
  • 1/4 cup Sugar / Chini
  • 1/2 cup Butter, Unsalted / Makkhan
  • 1 TBSP Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
  • 3/4 tsp Salt / Namak
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Soda
  • 2 tbsp approx Whole Milk / Doodh


  • Grind sugar to make a fine powder .
  • Roast 3/4 tbsp cumin in micro for 1 minute
  • Sieve refined flour,salt,baking powder and baking soda and keep aside.
  • Preheat the oven on 150 degree temp.
  • Take a big bowl and add soft butter (at room temp) and sugar and mix it well to make a smooth cream.
  • Then add the roasted cumin and the flour mixture in thew butter and mix properly
  • Add some milk in the mixture to make it in a dough.
  • Now make a ball from the dough(I made 3 balls).
  • Put a butter paper or polythene sheet on a flat surface.
  • Roll to make a smooth medium thick chapati.
  • Cut into round or any shape
  • Spread a butter paper in the baking sheet and arrange biscuits over it .
  • Keep the tray in the oven in the middle rack with both the rod on.
  • Bake for about 15-20 minutes,large gas oven may take some extra time ,do keep a watch after 12 minutes as each oven have little different setting .
  • When biscuit become light golden in colour,remove from the oven
  • Let the biscuit cool down completely
  • Store in a airtight jar.