Salty Ajwain Cookies



  1. All purpose flour – 1 cup
  2. Salt – 1/2 tsp.
  3. Butter – 75 grams, softened
  4. Caster sugar – 1 heaping tbsp.
  5. Egg – 1/2 of a medium sized egg
  6. Ajwain – as required


  1. Sift together the plain flour and salt. Set aside.
  2. Beat together the butter & caster sugar till creamy & light. Beat in the egg.
  3. Fold in the sifted flour mixture. You should get a soft dough.
  4. Roll out the dough to a circle of 1/4″ thickness with a  rolling pin.
  5. Sprinkle the ajwain on top & press lightly with rolling pin.
  6. Cut out cookies with a 2″ circle shaped cookie cutter.
  7. Preheat the oven to 180C.
  8. Place the cookies on a baking tray. Refrigerate the cookies for 30 minutes.
  9. Beat the remaining egg with 1 tsp. of milk. Apply egg wash on top of the cookies.
  10. Bake the cookies at 180C for 15 minutes.
  11. Let cool completely before serving.
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