Skip to main content

Eggless Whole Wheat Cookies: Atta Biscuits at Home


eggless wheat cookies
The cookie bug has bitten me badly. My healthy cookie recipe posts are a clear reflection of my love for cookies.

But as you already know, I look for healthy ingredients for my cookie recipes.

Baking no maida cookies is my forte.

This atta cookie batch is inspired by my memories of childhood.

Remember good old childhood days when cans of cookies from traditional local bakeries would be enjoyed by the entire family? 


Though childhood will never come back, you can still enjoy the tasty atta biscuits at home made of simplest of ingredients with whole wheat flour. With just a few ingredients, you can have the same taste that you used to enjoy when you were a kid!


Whole Wheat Cookie Recipe



Wheat - 1 1/2 cup
Ghee/butter- 1/2 cup
Milk-1/4 cup (add more if dough looks dry)
Crushed/Powdered Sugar - 1/4 cup (as per taste - I take it less sweet)
Baking Powder - 1 tsp
Green Cardamom/fennel seeds - 1tsp (I love adding saunf to my cookies. It lends a distinct taste & aroma) (I added black cardamom, but it did not make any difference)


How to make atta biscuits at home?


wheat cookies dough
Grind sugar and cardamom or fennel seeds together.
Take sugar and ghee. Mix well until fluffy.
In another bowl, sieve wheat flour and baking powder.
Start mixing dry and wet ingredients.
First, mix ghee/butter with wheat flour.
Then add milk. Prepare dough.
Make a log and place it in butter paper or aluminum foil and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Take out and cut in pieces of any shape.
Meanwhile preheat oven at 170 degrees for 10 minutes.


Grease baking tray and place cookies on it.
It's time to bake the whole wheat cookies. 
Place the tray in the MW oven (convection mode). Set a temperature of 170 degrees for 20 minutes (time varies in different ovens. It took me more than 25 minutes. I had to take out and bake them for 6 minutes after baking for 20 minutes. Then again, I baked for 6 more minutes. Total baking time in my case was 32 minutes).

Enjoy these eggless whole grain cookies with a cup of tea!





Comments

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Popular posts from this blog

How To Make Weight Loss Cookies With Oatmeal, No Baking Powder

Who says you cannot munch on cookies when on a diet? Oc course, people will tell you thousand tales to avoid calorie-laden cookies. But what if cookies are homemade with the best of ingredients available?


Okay wait!

What does a weight loss regimen look like? What is the best food to eat on a diet?
Which foods are best avoided for weight loss?

Well, not a simple question, right?

Worry not! This blog will help you find the key to living healthy following a healthy lifestyle.
We live, eat, and talk healthy!!

It's anywhere, anytime health on our minds.
Of course, the only drawback is we do not breathe healthy, for there are so many pollutants in air these days that you cannot step out of your home without a burqa!! 

Anyway let's come back to the weight loss cookies recipe. Did I tell you this is a no baking powder cookie recipe?





If you are on a diet, one ingredient you MUST include in your meal plans is - oatmeal.
There is no substitute - trust me!
The fiber-rich oatmeal is a blessing for us …

Coconut Gujiya Recipe Without Mawa: Baked in Airfryer

Let's take baked gujiya challenge!
Are you ready for this holi recipe?
Whole Wheat Gujiya (airfried/baked) - yes, my dear friends, this holi-special recipe comes straight from the kitchen of Anita Chahal aunty.  With holi around the corner, it will be gujjiya day in most homes in the country. What better way to serve your family and friends with this traditional delicacy than giving it a healthier twist?
What makes this gujiya recipe healthy?
Well, what is so special about the traditional gujiya that you relish on the eve of holi?

It is calorie-laden - and if you are watching your weight, have high cholesterol, thyroid, or hormonal disturbances, you might want a healthier gujiya option, right?

So my dear Anita Chahal aunty has come up with an atta gujiya alternative instead of maida.
What makes this gujiya recipe even healthier is the baking part. Yes, my dear friends, aunty ji has chosen to airfry gujiyas, which significantly cuts down the calories from fat that come with deep fryi…

Eggless Semolina Coconut Cookies Without Baking Powder, Soda: Organic Chemical-Free Baking

If I say this semolina coconut cookie recipe is the easiest to follow, would you believe my words?  If I say these are crispy, crunchy cookies without baking powder, soda, would you trust me? Well, you have got to believe my words, for this is not the first recipe in the baking without baking powder/soda series. Do not forget to check out these organic, chemical-free baking recipes. You will love each one of my baking experiments, for these use organic ingredients. When looking for a simple cookie recipe, try out these easy Indian semolina biscuits and enjoy a blast of coconutty flavor in your mouth.

Why Do I choose to bake without baking powder/soda  Remember your chemistry lessons?
Baking powder and baking soda are chemical agents. Since cookies are a regular for me, I do not want to put chemicals into my body. The idea is to bake without chemical agents so we can enjoy organic cookies without guilt.

Raising agents are nothing but chemical agents (time to remember chemistry lessons…

Authentic South Indian Recipes

Authentic South Indian Recipes
If you love south Indian food, do not leave without checking this page. Dedicated to Chitra Balachander, a south Indian homemaker, the page is all about taking a journey into her south Indian kitchen. Travel with me to her kitchen to savor traditional south Indian food.

North Indian Punjabi Recipes

North Indian Punjabi Recipes
If Punjabi recipes tempt your taste buds, then this page is a must-visit. Take a peep into Anita Chahal aunty's kitchen and see what authentic Punjabi food is all about. You will also find fusion recipes from Anita aunty's Punjabi kitchen. Not to mention, she has started to share OPOS recipes as well.