Homemade Khari Biscuits

Khari is a light and fluffy biscuit that is made from flour and butter and baked until golden and crunchy. They can be made plain or sprinkled with spices for extra flavor. Snacks like veg puffs, eggless cakes and biscuits are often served in Indian homes with chai. These Homemade Khari Biscuits make for the perfect dippers with a good cup of chai.Homemade Khari Biscuits

I love how easy it is to make Homemade Khari Biscuits with pre-made puff pastry sheets. For these Khari biscuits I used Kawan’s Puff Pastry block. Kawan Puff Pastry blocks are perfect for whip up quick snacks and treats. There is always a package in my refrigerator!

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This post is sponsored by Kawan Foods, all opinions expressed are my own.

Homemade Khari Biscuits

Here are some tips to making the best homemade Khari Biscuit:

  • The puff pastry should be thawed but still cold so if puffs up nicely.
  • Brushing with milk or egg wash helps with two things: brown the pastry and helps the spices stick
  • Cool the puff pastry completely before storing else they will not retain the crunchy texture traditional Khari has.
  • Some delicious variations include roasted ajwain, chaat masala, salt + pepper, cardamom + sugar
  • When it comes to salt, I like to flaky sea salt or kosher salt to season these.

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Homemade Khari Biscuits
 
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Homemade Khari Biscuit is a light and fluffy biscuit that is made from flour and butter and baked until golden and crunchy.
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Serves: 10 khari biscuits
Ingredients
  • 1 packet store bought puff pastry sheets (cut into ten strips that are 1½ x 3-inch)
  • 3 tablespoon milk or egg wash
  • 1 teaspoon roasted jeera powder
  • 1 tablespoon whole jeera seeds
  • ½ tablespoon flaky salt
Method
  1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  2. In a baking tray, line with parchment paper or grease with butter.
  3. Thaw the puff pastry until cold but pliable.
  4. Cut into 10 strips (about 1½ inch-wide and 3 inches long)
  5. Fold the puff pastry strips in half and press join to join.
  6. Brush the puff pastry with cold milk and sprinkle with salt, roasted jeera masala and jeera seeds.
  7. Bake the biscuits until golden brown, about 15-17 minutes.
  8. Once done, remove from oven and cool on cooling rack.
  9. Enjoy with a cup of Masala Chai!
Notes
To store: ensure biscuits are cooked completely and store in an airtight container for 7-10 days!

Enjoy,

Homemade Khari Biscuits

 

 

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