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Gingelly Biscuits

Gingelly Biscuits or Sesame seed biscuits are a life changing recipe. This is a crispy biscuits which is perfect with a cup of tea,
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 12 cookies


  • Gingelly Oil - ¼ cup
  • Powdered Sugar - 1 tblsp
  • Salt - 1 tsp
  • Baking Powder - ¼ tsp
  • All purpose flour / Maida - 1 cup
  • Sesame Seeds - 3 tblsp
  • Water as needed


  • Preheat oven to 200 degree C.
  • Mix oil, sugar, salt, baking power in a bowl and mix well.
  • Add in sesame seeds and mix well.
  • Add in flour and knead to a soft dough, If the dough is too dry, add little water.
  • Roll it into a square and cut into squares,
  • Pop it in a baking sheet and bake for 20 mins.
  • Remove and cool.
  • Serve.


1)You can use wheat flour instead of regular flour.
2)Store in a air container and it stays good for a week.
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