Cardamom flavored Sesame Butter cookies


Sesame butter cookies


  1. Plain flour – 2 cups
  2. Powdered sugar – 1/2 cup
  3. White sesame seeds – 2 level tbsps; toasted for 3 minutes in a saucepan
  4. Baking powder- 1.5 tsps.
  5. Salt – a pinch
  6. Cardamom powder – 1 tsp.
  7. Butter – 100 grams; melted and cooled
  8. Oil – 1/4 cup


  1. Mix together the flour, powdered sugar, toasted sesame seeds, baking powder, powdered cardamom and salt.
  2. Add oil and melted butter to the flour mixture and work for 10-15 minutes. The mixture will resemble coarse bread crumbs.
  3. Cover and keep the mixture aside for 2 hours.
  4. Preheat the oven to 190C.
  5. Make small balls from the mixture and place them on a cookie tray lined with foil. Add some more oil if you cannot make balls .
  6. Bake in the oven at 190C for 15-18 minutes. They will develop cracks on baking.
  7. Let cool completely before serving.
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