Italian Twist Cookies - with an Indian twist | How to make Italian Twist Cookies - with an Indian twist

By Femina Shiraz  |  13th Dec 2016  |  
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  • Italian Twist Cookies - with an Indian twist, How to make Italian Twist Cookies - with an Indian twist
Italian Twist Cookies - with an Indian twistby Femina Shiraz
  • Prep Time

    10

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  • Cook Time

    20

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  • Serves

    4

    People

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About Italian Twist Cookies - with an Indian twist Recipe

Here is presenting the 'no deep fry' gulab jamuns, as the famous Italian twist cookies or Nonna's twist cookies. The cookies with pistachio fillings are baked to perfection. You may enjoy as is, or allow them to get drenched in sugar syrup. Have it crunchy or soft, either ways they taste delicious.

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Italian Twist Cookies - with an Indian twist

Ingredients to make Italian Twist Cookies - with an Indian twist

  • For the Cookies:
  • gulab Jamun Mix 1 cup
  • Wholewheat flour 1/4 cup
  • water 1/4 cup
  • egg yolk 1 (optional, for the glaze)
  • For the filling:
  • pistachios (crushed) 3/4 cup
  • powdered sugar 1/2 cup
  • egg white 1
  • For the sugar Syrup:
  • sugar 1 cup
  • water 1 cup

How to make Italian Twist Cookies - with an Indian twist

  1. Take the Gulab jamun mix (I used MTR Gulab Jamun mix), and wholewheat flour in a bowl.
  2. Add water little by little and mix.
  3. Knead to form a soft dough.
  4. Now, to prepare the filling, beat the egg white until it form frothy.
  5. To this, add the powdered sugar and beat again.
  6. Now fold in the crushed pistachios.
  7. Keep the filling mixture aside.
  8. Dust the work surface with flour.
  9. Divide the dough into two equal halves.
  10. Roll out one half into a square of the thickness of that of a roti.
  11. Divide the filling mixture into two and spread a layer of the filling on the entire surface of the rolled out dough.
  12. Now fold the bottom 1/3 part of the rolled out dough upwards.
  13. Then bring down the top 1/3 part of the rolled out dough down.
  14. Now the filling is sealed inside the dough.
  15. With a sharp knife cut out strips of about 1/2 inch wide.
  16. Twist each piece to form the shape of twist cookies.
  17. Repeat the same process for the second half of the dough.
  18. Preheat the oven to 180 degree centigrade.
  19. Line a baking tray and place the twisted cookies.
  20. Beat the egg yolk and apply egg wash on the cookies.
  21. Sprinkle sugar on top.
  22. Bake for 20 minutes.
  23. Allow the cookies to cool.
  24. Prepare the sugar syrup by boiling water and sugar for 5 minutes.
  25. Allow to cool.
  26. Now pour the sugar syrup on the cookies and relsih the crunchy gulab jamun twist cookies. (If you want the cookies to be soft and drenched completely in sugar syrup, soak the cookies in hot sugar syrup for 15-20 minutes).

Reviews for Italian Twist Cookies - with an Indian twist (1)

Soumya Sreeraj2 years ago

Innovative, yummy cookies. Loved them.
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