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Eggless Whole Wheat Buttermilk Biscuits With Oatmeal

whole wheat buttermilk biscuits
Eggless buttermilk biscuits are flaky, tasty, and crunchy bites. How many of you love buttermilk cookies? If you think these biscuits can be made with refined flour alone, then you are seriously wrong.

Here is an eggless whole wheat buttermilk biscuit recipe that uses oatmeal. Of course, you may skip oats if you so wish, but then I am a lover of oatmeal for its amazing health benefits.

The fiber-rich oats are exactly what you need to add a healthier twist to your recipes. This is exactly what I am doing - creating healthier marvels :)


If you are looking for no less than a healthy easy biscuit recipe, then this is exactly what you need!
These make easy dinner biscuits. Feel free to add condiments or seasonings of your choice to create your own marvels with this easy drop biscuit recipe.
buttermilk biscuits

Once you try this recipe, drop biscuits will become your new tea-time friend. Easy to make, these fluffy, delicious, and golden brown beauties are another name for deliciousness. You do not need to overwork with the dough - just mix the ingredients well and you are done.

The secret to getting flaky cookies lies with cold butter or ghee, which gives you flakier biscuits. Light in texture and fluffy, the easy dinner biscuits are a perfect recipe to get over some baking blues!

drop biscuits with wheat flour

Let's make some easy buttermilk drop biscuits:

Drop Biscuit Recipe Ingredients
1/4 cup- whole wheat flour
1/2 cup- oats/oat powder/oatmeal/ground oats (or you can take 1/4 cup oats and 1/2 cup whole wheat)
3 tbsp- cold butter/desi ghee
1/4 tsp- baking powder
pinch of baking soda
1/4 cup- buttermilk (1/2 cup curd+1 cup water ratio- though for this recipe you do not need this much amount)
1/4 tsp- black salt (or normal table salt - I added 2 pinches of black salt)
1/4 tsp gur powder (jaggery or sugar)
Jeera (cumin seeds)
Dried mint leaves or any other seasonings or nothing at all

easy dinner biscuits




















Easy Biscuit Recipe Procedure

  1. Mix whole wheat flour, oatmeal, baking soda, and baking powder.
  2. Mix buttermilk with salt and gur or sugar. Keep aside.
  3. Rub cold butter into the flour with hands until the flour resembles bread crumbs.
  4. Throw in jeera and dried mint leaves.
  5. Add buttermilk slowly. We need a soft dough, but it should not be too sticky.
  6. If the dough feels sticky, add more oatmeal. 
  7. Keep aside the dough for half an hour. No need to refrigerate.
  8. Preheat oven for 8 minutes at 180 degrees.
  9. Roll out the dough into a thick chapati.
  10. Cut into pieces of your choice.
  11. Make indentations in each cookie with a fork for even baking.
  12. Bake for 12-14 minutes or until the buttermilk biscuits turn golden brown at 170 degrees. You may need to bake a little longer, depending on your oven settings.
  13. Enjoy in healthy crunchy bites.
  14. This eggless whole wheat butter biscuit recipe comes in handy for anyone watching their calorie intake.
Here's some feedback from Sonia Malik on buttermilk cookies:

Here's more on these low fat cookies


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