Ajwain Crackers

Postpartum cravings are real! I din’t crave much for anything except apple and watermelon during my pregnancy but I’m craving a lot these days. My dad used to but us these crackers and cream biscuits from a local bakery and these were our after school snacks. I din’t know what these crackers were called so I had to guess the ingredients and google the recipe and both google and my tastebuds din’t fail me. I found a recipe which seemed close and I tweaked it a bit.

You will need-
  • All- purpose flour/wheat/wheat+ragi- 2 cups
  • Oil- 1/3 cup
  • Ajwain/carom seeds- 2 tsp
  • Jeera/cumin seeds- 1 tsp
  • Butter- 1 tsp
  • Yogurt- 2 tbsp
  • Milk- 1/2 cup
  • Red chili powder- 1 tsp
  • Salt- to taste
  • Sugar- 2 tsp
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 F/180C. Grease a cookie sheet with some oil.
  2. In a large bowl, add in everything except milk and mix well.
  3. Add in milk and mix until it forms a smooth dough without any cracks or dry patches.
  4. Divide the dough and roll into thin sheet and cut with cookie cutter or a knife.
  5. Poke them with fork and arrange them in the greased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake in the middle rack for 12-15 mins. Keep an eye on them after 12 minutes and take them out as soon as you see them brown in the edges.
  7. Store in an airtight container.

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