Nimi's Culinary Ventures

Khara Biscuits for ICC!

I’m so happy that Srivalli chose Khara biscuits of Iyengar bakery(Karnataka special) as this months ICC.If you are looking for something to munch of  with a hot cup of tea when its raining..this biscuit is perfect with the spice of chillies and the aroma of cilantro.The best part is that these cookies can be stored in airtight containers for about 4 days.

My husband was quite addicted to these biscuits..guess its bcz he craves masala biscuits…:)

Here’s the recipe
Iyengar bakery Khara biscuit

2 cups of all purpose flour
1/3 cup softened butter
5-6 green chilies chopped
4 tsp sugar
1tsp salt
coriander leaves/cilantro a few twigs chopped
2-3 tbsp yogurt(i used 4 tbsp yogurt)

Preheat oven to 160 degree
Prepare the baking tray with an aluminium foil sheet smeared by a few drops of vegetable oil/cooking spray.
Whisk the flour and salt together in a bowl.
In an other bowl beat the sugar and butter till creamy.Now add in the yogurt.
Mix in the flour(you will have to use your hands ) and incorporate well to make a dough.
Do not use too much of pressure.
Roll the dough into 1/4 inch thickness and cut out round shapes with a cookie cutter.
Line them in the prepared tray and bake for about 18-20 minutes.
If you want more crispier biscuits you can bake for a few for minutes.
Cool them on a wire rack and transfer into airtight containers.

Happy Munchhing..!


  1. Nitha

    June 15, 2011 at 5:44 pm

    Lovely clicks Nimi.. I am a big time fan of spicy biscuits

  2. Rinku Naveen

    June 16, 2011 at 4:43 am

    Hi Nimi
    Khara biscuits look so delicious. First time Iam seeing a recipe for this.
    Loved your blog.
    Happy to follow u.
    Do stop by mine when time permits.

  3. Hasna

    June 16, 2011 at 4:52 am

    hmm….i'm going to prepare ths fr ma bro-in-law… he luvs spicy biscuits….

  4. Zia Elle

    June 16, 2011 at 9:11 am

    Lovely recipe Nimi, lovely pictures!

  5. Priya

    June 16, 2011 at 12:02 pm

    Beautiful clicks,those biscuits looks super marvellous..

  6. Krithi's Kitchen

    June 16, 2011 at 4:29 pm

    Superb clicks.. love the props u have used..
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  7. Sobha Shyam

    June 16, 2011 at 8:16 pm

    Khara biscuits look so delicious..lovely clicks..glad to follow u :)..visit my space as time permits..

  8. Rosa's Yummy Yums

    June 17, 2011 at 12:03 pm

    Great biscuits! So unique. I'd love to pair them with a good cheddar cheese.



  9. Srivalli

    June 17, 2011 at 2:36 pm

    Pictures are lovely Nimi..

  10. Raji

    June 20, 2011 at 7:35 am

    You have presented these biscuits beautifully…so glad to have found your space.

  11. vaishali sabnani

    June 21, 2011 at 9:39 am

    Beautifully presented…n well baked …biscuits:)

  12. Hari Chandana

    August 31, 2011 at 2:23 pm

    Wowwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww… simply inviting.. awesome presentation too 🙂

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