Karachi cookies | How to make Karachi cookies

By Vaishali Trivedi  |  17th Jul 2016  |  
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About Karachi cookies Recipe

Tasty cookies also known as Hyderabad cookies.

Karachi cookies is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Karachi cookies by Vaishali Trivedi has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 8 people. You can find Karachi cookies at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Karachi cookies takes 30 minutes for the preparation and 15 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Karachi cookies is a good option for you. The flavour of Karachi cookies is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Karachi cookies on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Karachi cookies recipe on the page below.

Karachi cookies

Ingredients to make Karachi cookies

  • 150 grams (1 cup and 1 Tbsp) all purpose flour/Maida
  • 110 grams butter (1/2 cup), softened but not melted
  • 100 grams ( 1/2 cup ) sugar
  • ½ cup candied fruit/tutti frutti /dry fruit
  • ½  tsp cardamom/ilaichi powder
  • 1/2 tsp pineapple essence

How to make Karachi cookies

  1. Sift the flour. Leave the butter out on the counter till soft. Do not melt it. We need the butter soft, but not melted. Be very careful if softening in the microwave. Beat the butter and powdered sugar till light and creamy.
  2. Add the cardamom powder, rose extract and candied fruit and mix well. Slowly add the flour in three lots mixing with your fingers. Incorporate the butter into the flour. The mixture begins to look like bread crumbs. Gently bring the dough together. Do not knead!
  3. Shape the dough into a log and cling film it. I put the cookie dough roll in a long cardboard box and tied it up to ensure it keeps the square shape. Refrigerate the dough for an hour.
  4. Preheat the oven at 180C and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Remove the log from the refrigerator and cut slices about half an inch thick. Lay the cookies on the sheet at least 2 inches apart as they expand when they bake.
  5. Bake for 13-15 minutes. When the bottom of the cookies begins to brown, they are done. They will be soft in the middle, but will firm up on cooling. Cool in the baking tray for five minutes and then transfer to the then wire rack to cool completely.
  6. The cookies stay good for two weeks when stored in an air tight container.

Reviews for Karachi cookies (3)

Oishi Majumdar2 years ago


Ankita Setpal2 years ago

yummy cookies I could do it for my practicals

Shalini Dubey2 years ago

I really like desi cookies and this is an awesome recipe!