Thursday, July 4, 2013

Cumin Seed Wafers


Cumin Seed Wafers ... These crispy wafers are great as a snack or an appetizer. Serve with your favorite dip or salsa, but they are equally good to much on without any dip.


Cumin Seed Wafers
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Makes : 48


Ingredients :
  • 250 gm.  plain flour
  • 1 tsp.  baking powder
  • 1 tsp.  salt
  • 1 tbsp.  cumin seeds, toasted
  • 60 gm.  cold copha or white vegetable shortening ( I used butter )
  • 125 ml.  ( 4 fl. oz. / 1/2 cup ) water
Method :
  • Preheat the oven to 180 C / 350 F. Lightly grease two baking trays or line with non-stick baking paper.
  • Combine flour, baking powder, salt and cumin seeds in a bowl.
  • Using your fingertips, rub in the copha / butter until the mixture resembles fine crumbs. 
  • Make a well in the center, gradually add enough water; stirring with a wooden spoon until a rough dough forms. 
  • Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and gently knead until just smooth. 
  • Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Divide the dough into quarters and roll out each quarter on a floured work surface until 1 mm ( 1/16 inch ) thick, then trim the sides to form a 20 x 30 cm ( 8 x 12 inches ) rectangle.
  • Cut in half down the length, then cut across the width to form 5 cm ( 2 inches ) wide fingers. You will get 12 fingers from each quarter of dough.
  • Place on the baking trays and bake in batches for 10-12 minutes or until golden.
  • Transfer to a wire rack to cool. Store in an airtight container, for up to 1 week.
Recipe Source : Book ( Bake it By Murdoch Books )


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19 comments :

  1. Wow Ambreen... This is such a easy n perfect snack to munch... Bookmarking it...

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  2. hmmm.. yummy.. Thanks for sharing :)

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  3. What an interesting new take on crackers. These sound delicious and they would be perfect for munching. Have a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  4. wow Ambreen, these are such a good idea. Nice take on traditional zeera biscuits!

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  5. Your wafers are delicious my friend :D

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  6. Crackers look so crispy and crunchy. Excellent preparation.
    Deepa

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  7. Love the crunch of the baked wafers and loved the turquoise plate too:)

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  8. These are soooooo unique, I love the idea of cumin in crackers :)

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  9. The crackers look so addictive! The cumin seeds give it lovely earthiness.

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    1. Thank you so much everyone for your kind visits :)

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  10. Crunchy and unique wafers.. Lovely clicks Ambreen :-)

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  11. So thin, so crisp! I love these crackers.

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  12. I would gladly eat them with some tzatziki Ambreen! They are perfect!

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  13. Great idea for a make-your-own snack. They look so light and delicious!

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  14. Would love to see more baked savory recipes like these, Ambreen! May try these this week.

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    1. Thank you Soha, will try my best to share more savory bakes :)

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