Kesar Pista Biscuits (egg-less) | How to make Kesar Pista Biscuits (egg-less)

By Monika S Suman  |  11th Sep 2015  |  
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Kesar Pista Biscuits (egg-less)by Monika S Suman
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About Kesar Pista Biscuits (egg-less) Recipe

A treat to eyes and taste. Very crunchy and tastes delicious. The recipe has been adapted from a blog chhapanbhog.

Kesar Pista Biscuits (egg-less)

Ingredients to make Kesar Pista Biscuits (egg-less)

  • 1/4 Cup butter (unsalted or salted any)
  • 1/4 Cup Powdered sugar
  • 1/2 Cup + 2 tbsp Plain flour/Maida
  • 1/4 Cup custard Powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsp of warm milk
  • 1/4 Tsp saffron strands
  • 1/4 Tsp of baking powder
  • 2 Tbsp chopped pistachios

How to make Kesar Pista Biscuits (egg-less)

  1. Soak saffron in milk. Let it sit for 5 minutes. Using a spoon, mash the saffron to get the maximum flavor. Keep aside.
  2. Meanwhile, beat butter and sugar till light and fluffy. Add milk – saffron mixture and pistachios.
  3. Mix well. Start adding sieved flour, custard powder and baking powder.
  4. Using a spatula, bind everything together to form a dough. Make sure no lumps are formed.
  5. Divide the dough into equal lemon sized balls and give it the shape you desire. Bake in a preheated oven for 15 minutes at 180°C.

My Tip:

All ovens are different so timings may vary. Take it out when sides turns brown. I used salted butter.

Reviews for Kesar Pista Biscuits (egg-less) (10)

Rakhi Abhi Mehrotraa year ago


Mahek Bhambani2 years ago

Thank u Monica for sharing this recipe... It just reminds me of my childhood... Tried today... It tasted yummmmmmm... Yes baking time had a lil variation it tuk 7 mins more den d mentioned time:blush::blush::blush:thank u once again

Dipty Boghani2 years ago

In microwave can v bake it ?and if yes let me know it's power n time.

Taruna Bhatia2 years ago


naveen baid2 years ago

my favorite...its also known as bombay biscuits na..that green colored box??

Vandana Verma2 years ago

It is fabulous

Vibhuti Goel2 years ago

I tried these today and they came out so yummy!

Monika Dubey2 years ago


Priya Kaur2 years ago

looks yummy

Madhavi Telange3 years ago

easy to try

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