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Suji Crystal Cookies

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I fell in love with these suji cookies after tasting  semolina cookies. I bookmarked this from Easy Cook when I saw at first moment. Suji cookies are nothing but Malaysian cookies(Biskut Suji Kristal – I am really addicted to these cookies) and I guess they got the name as we coat it with castor sugar at the end. The procedure is almost same as semolina cookies but we are adding ground almond here. It gives an exotic taste with an aroma of ghee. They also melt in your mouth like semolina cookies.

Basic Information:
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Idle Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 15-20 minutes
Makes: 15-20 cookies

Ingredients:

All purpose flour/ Plain flour/ Maida – 1 cup
Baking powder – 1/2 teaspoon
Baking soda – 1/2 teaspoon
Icing Sugar – 1/2 cup
Roasted ground almond – 1/2 cup
Salt – 1/8 teaspoon
Ghee/Clarified butter – 1/2 cup, melted and cooled to room temperature
Vanilla extract – 1/2 teaspoon
Edible food colours – pink, yellow and blue (change with the colour you have)
Caster sugar – for coating the cookies

Method:

1) Combine all purpose flour, baking powder and baking soda. Sift it for even mixing.

2) Add Icing sugar, roasted ground almond, ghee, salt and vanilla extract one by one.

3) Make smooth dough. Final dough will be soft and tight. Keep aside for 20 minutes.

 

4) Preheat the oven to 150C for 15 minutes. Line the baking tray with parchment paper and keep aside.

5) Divide the dough into 3 equal parts.
6) Add enough food colour and knead well for 5 minutes so that the colour spreads out all over the dough.

7) Pinch approx 3g from each colour dough and combine them into one small ball. (I took more than 3g for time saving :-))
8)  When you combine 3 colour, you get a marbled shape ball. Repeat the step and make marbled balls for the remaining dough.

9) Arrange them in a baking tray with 2 inches apart.
10) Bake it for 15-20 minutes.

11) Once done, cool the cookies completely. Then, coat the cookies with caster sugar.

12) Cookies are ready.

Note:
1) Cookies enlarge when they are baked. so make sure to make <10g for each cookie to make perfect shaped cookie balls.
2) Measure ghee after melting. Add ghee little at a time till you make a soft dough.

3) You can use ready to use store bought ground almond or roast and grind the skinless almonds at home.

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priya ravi

very colorful and yummy.. merry christmas ๐Ÿ™‚

Love and other Spices

Wow,these look faboulous.Wish I can dig into some right now..Well done!

Muraligeetham

so beautiful!!

Faseela

so cute n colorful cookies…….

Deeksha

Beautiful cookies. Sounds very delicious. Lovely clicks as well.

Unknown

Wow looks so colorful and tempting…luv the clicks too

Aarthi

awesome cookies..bookmarked

Swetha

Wow… They look so good. They look simple too. Bookmarked it to try it out with my son.

Biny's Recipes

very creative indeed………

anthony stemke

These are tremendously beautiful cookies, with the colours.
Happy Christmas.

Nalini's Kitchen

Looks so colorful and delicious,wonderful presentation…

Julie

Lovely colorful n delightful cookies..yummy!!
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Shoutforfood

rainbow colour i just love to try that.

Treat and Trick

So colorful and beautifully presented!

Vardhini

Colorful cookies. Nice clicks and presentation.

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Pushpa

Beautiful multi colored cookies.Merry Christmas.

Vidhya

Cookies look so pretty and yum.

Deeps @ Naughty Curry

so cute! love the colours.. look like a christmas decoration ๐Ÿ™‚

Kaveri Venkatesh

These tri color cookies have stolen my heart Uma…They look beautiful. Colorful clicks

Priya Suresh

Even i bookmarked this cute cookies, well done Uma,they looks elegant and pretty addictive.

PrathibhaSreejith

They are just beautiful cookies ๐Ÿ™‚ Lovely presentation.

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Plateful

Wow. Totally love this colorful creation and those beauty shots!

Happy New Year to you and yours!

Sangeetha M

Loved this colorful n beautiful looking cookies…I too had bookmarked it yet to try :))

www.mahaslovelyhome.com

very beautiful..u made it perfectly..very neat explanation…thanx 4 posting this

Ramya Bala

I tried these and posted in my blog ๐Ÿ™‚ Came out wonderful Uma ๐Ÿ™‚

Anonymous

What a lovely looking you are! I love this

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