How to make Lemon And Pistachio Cookies -

Absolutely irresistible lemon adds that special zing to these cookies.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Pistachios (पिस्ते ), Refined flour

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Lemon And Pistachio Cookies

Lemon And Pistachio Cookies Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Lemon And Pistachio Cookies Recipe

  • Pistachios grated 1/2 teaspoon

  • Refined flour

  • Pistachios coarsely ground 20

  • Refined flour (maida) 110 grams

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 2 tablespoons

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt 1/4 teaspoon

  • Butter chilled and diced 100 grams

  • Sugar 110 grams

  • Milk chilled 1-2 tablespoons


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease a baking tray. Sieve refined flour, cornflour, baking powder and salt into a bowl. Add butter and mix with fingertips till the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

Step 2

Add sugar, lemon rind and mix. And milk and mix into a dough. Roll it into a cylinder and refrigerate for fifteen minutes. Cut into half inch thick roundels.

Step 3

Flatten each slightly with palms and press one of each cookie in the coarsely ground pistachios.

Step 4

Place the cookies, pistachio side up, on the greased tray with sufficient space between each. Bake in the preheated oven for about twenty minutes. Turn them onto a wire rack to cool.

Step 5

Store in airtight tin.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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