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Lemon and Pista Biscuits

Crisp pistachio cookies flavoured with lemon rind  

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: snacks/starters, Tiffin recipes
Cuisine: International Cuisine
Keyword: biscuit, lemon,, pista biscuit
Servings: 12 pieces
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 3/4 cup Refined Flour / Maida
  • 2 tbsp Cornflour
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt / Namak
  • 100 gm Soft butter
  • 1/2 cup Sugar / Chini
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon rind
  • 20 Pistachio / Pista
  • 3 tbsp Chilled milk


  • Mix refined flour,corn flour,salt and baking powder in a bowl and sift together.
  • In an another bowl mix sugar,butter and lemon rind ,beat and mix well.
  • Now mix the flour mixture in the butter mixture and mix together.
  • Add milk(add 1/2 tsp at a time)and make a smooth dough.
  • Make a roll /log from the prepared dough and keep it refrigerated for 20 minutes.
  • Take out the roll from the refrigerator and slice it to make medium size pieces.
  • Dip and gently press one side into crushed pistachios and arrange in a baking tray.
    lemon pista biscuit
  • Bake in a preheated oven on 180 degree for 15-20 minutes or till golden in colour.
  • Take our from the oven and let them cool completely.
  • Store when cooled completely.