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Eggless, Nutty Cornmeal Cookies

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Looking for another addictive batch of healthy cookies? Do you love cornmeal? Wondering how to make cornmeal cookies? 

Well, this website is all about healthy living, healthy eating. We won't disappoint you.

Taking my love for healthy cookies to the next level, this time I have included cornmeal (makki atta) along with whole wheat flour and almond powder to bake another delicious batch of cookies. 



Would you like to try?
Before that, let us do a recap on cornmeal and its benefits:

Rich in

  • phytonutrients
  • antioxidants, which help fight off free radicals
  • fiber, which aids in digestion
  • B-complex vitamins (could help in diabetes)

Corn improves overall nourishment when combines with other cereal grains.
Studies are under way to research into potential corn- anti-HIV link.

cornmeal recipes vegan

cornmeal cookies

yellow cornmeal cookies

source: whfoods
Corn is a fruit belonging to the maize family.

How to make cornmeal at home?
Well, I have never done so personally, so cannot share my first hand experience with you all, but it is easy to do.


  • Simply take corn kernels and pat them dry.
  • Grind them in your grinder or food processor.
  • Here's how to make cornmeal. Easy na!!!


No this isnt cornmeal lemon cookies recipe, but a simple blend of cornmeal with almond meal to give you power-packed, taste, and healthy cookies.

Let's get back to the yellow cornmeal cookie recipe:
cornmeal cookies vegan sweet



Ingredients

1/2 cup - cornmeal (makki atta)
1/2 cup- wheat flour
1/2 cup-almond meal/powder
1/4 tsp- baking powder
2 tsp- ghee/clarified butter
2 tbsp- olive oil/ saffola/vegetable oil
1 tbsp- curd/yogurt
2-3 tbsp- milk (or as needed)
3 tbsp- sugar (as per your taste)
1 tsp- fennel seeds (lifts the aroma of these healthy cookies)


Cornmeal Cookies Procedure
cookies with cornmeal

  1. Sieve wheat flour, cornmeal, and baking powder.
  2. Add almond powder. Mix.
  3. Mix curd, oil, ghee in a separate bowl. Whisk well until smooth.
  4. Add fennel seeds to the flours.
  5. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ones.
  6. Rub with your hands. Do not knead.
  7. Add 2 tbsp of milk to collect the dough. If needed, add 1 or 2 more. In my case, 3 tbsp of milk was sufficient. We do not need a sticky dough. It should not be too soft, nor too hard.
  8. Make 2 or 3 logs of the dough and cover each log with aluminum foil and keep in refrigerator.
  9. I refrigerated the dough logs for the whole night.
  10. Next morning, cut the log into different desired shapes and sizes.
  11. Preheat oven for 6 minutes at 180 degrees.
  12. Grease a baking tray and set the cookies on the tray, placing each cookie at a distance from each other. This allows even baking.
  13. Bake for 20 minutes at 180 degrees. I used microwave convection mode at 180 degrees for baking.
  14. I baked another set of cornmeal cookies on gas stove on a skillet. Place an iron tawa on the burner. Grease a thick steel plate or nonstick utensil. Place cookies evenly on the utensil/plate.
  15. Set the gas to a low flame.
  16. Cover the cookies with a big utensil.
  17. Bake for 8-10 minutes. check and change sides. Keep an eye on the cookies, as they bake really fast on gas. Keeping for too long would brown them. The second side bakes quickly - may take 5 minutes. 
  18. Let the cookies cool on a cooling rack.
  19. ENJOY the healthy cornmeal cookies with a cup of hot tea. 
  20. Store in an airtight container.
Wanna try whole wheat flour cookies. Click here.
Do not leave without checking my healthy cookie collection.

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