Osmania Biscuits


 Osmania biscuits are popular in Irani cafes of Hyderabad and these biscuits got the name of the last ruler of Osman Ali Khan. Osmani biscuit,is a short bread kind of cookies with a balance of sweet and salt taste.These cookies are melt in mouth,can be accompanied with a cup of tea.Making these biscuits is pretty simple with the basic ingredients.

My kids love the store bought Osmania biscuits and it has been in my to do list since so long.Finally for the Bake-A-Thon,I tried and it tastes almost the store bought ones.

In some of the recipes saffron infused milk is used for brushing which gives a nice flavor and color to the cookies.But I was not sure about the taste and flavor of saffron in cookies,so I skipped it and brushed wit the regular milk.





                                                                    
                                                            
                                                     Osmania Biscuits


                                                                  
  
   Basic Information

   Recipe Source ~ here
   Preparation time ~ 20 minutes
   Chilling time ~ 10-12 minutes
   Baking time ~ 20-22 minutes
   Makes ~ 14-16 cookies
    


  Ingredients


Ingredient
Quantity
All purpose flour/maida
1 cup
Custard powder
1 tbs
Milk powder
2 tbs
Salt
3/4 tsp
Baking powder
1/2 tsp
Sugar
2-3 tbs
Cold Butter/vennai
1/2 cup or 1 stick
Milk
1 tbs for brushing


   Method 
  • Take the cold butter in a wide mouth bowl or plate and smooth it.To this add in all purpose flour and mix it with the finer tips.
  • Now the dough will be crumbly.Rub it with the palms until it becomes a smooth dough.Now to this smooth dough add the custard powder,milk powder,sugar,baking powder and salt.Mix it well until a smooth dough is formed.
  • Rest the dough in the refrigerator for 10 minutes.Now sprinkle a tsp of flour on a working surface or on parchment paper.Roll the dough using a rolling pin to 1/4 inch thickness.Wit the help of a round cookie cutter cut the dough.
  • Arrange in on a lined baking tray.Now preheat the oven at 325 F.Now brush the cut biscuits wit the milk.Bake it for 20-22 minutes or until golden.
  • Store it in an air tight container after its completely cool down.



  • The cookies will be crispy once its completely cool down.Do not bake it more than 22 minutes.
  • The butter should be cold,while working wit hands it would become soft.
  • If salted butter is used add around 1/4 tsp of salt.
  • I used vanilla custard powder and it has some orange color,that's why the cookies got a orange color crust.



Enjoy...............................



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38 comments:

Wow , these biscuits have a awesome crunch and I am loving their texture . Absolutely delicious biscuits , they look just like store biscuits , perfectly baked .

Very buttery and dangerously addictive biscuits to munch. I can have few rite now without any hesitation. Beautifully baked biscuits..

The cookies look absolutely crunchy and so well done... very tempting!

These Osmania biscuits are so buttery and looking so good. With a cup of coffee these are perfect evening treats.

I love this one Nalini, you surely have got a perfect texture and look on the biscuits!..

They look perfectly crunchy with a nice texture. Nice one!

The cookies look absolutely delicious with a crunch.Lovely bake.

Cookies look stunning. So perfectly done and beautifully baked. Delicious colour too

how interesting using both salt and sugar - would love to try them

Love the texture of these cookies - crunchy yet melt in mouth kind.

Beautifully made Osmania biscuits Nalini. They look just perfect - crispy and absolutely delicious.

cookies have turned out brilliantly .. I thnk these are the same as karachi biscuits unless am mistaken... !

looks perfect nalini! i wonder how it would taste with saffron milk, would like to try!!!

wow! These have come out so brilliant. Perfectly baked.

These osmania biscuits have got such a wonderful texture....just perfect...crisp & delicious looking

I am a big fan of biscuits. these osmania biscuits are looking fantastic and would compliment a cup of green tea for me

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The cookies will be crispy once its completely cool down.Do not bake it more than 22 minutes.
The butter should be cold,while working wit hands it would become soft.
If salted butter is used add around 1/4 tsp of salt.
I used vanilla custard powder and it has some orange color,that's why the cookies got a orange color crust.
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