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Sunday, 25 January 2015

Cheesy Garlic Biscuits


For the 2nd day of Cheese Special ( BM 48 ) I am going to tempt you all with Cheesy Garlic Biscuits. Ahhhh:)...even the title mesmerises us, doesn't it?? Cheese and Garlic are such a lovely combination. They absolutely go hand in hand.
This is a real treat for all the Cheesy garlic lovers... And I must warn you that this is a quite heavy dish. So make sure you are ravenous or find some more hungry tummy to join you for this delight:) Ok now about the biscuits- these are not like our regular Indian biscuits. They are crisp on the outside and so soft inside. The final butter coating with coriander leaves uplifts the whole thing.
Recipe Source: Handle The Heat
INGREDIENTS:
All Purpose Flour - 1 cup
Baking Powder - 1 tsp
Garlic Powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt - 1/8 tsp
Butter - 3 tbsp ( cold )
Cheddar Cheese - 1 cup ( loosely measured )
Milk - 1/4 cup + 2 tbsp
For The Topping:
Butter - 1 and 1/2 tbsp
Coriander Leaves - 2 tsp ( finely chopped )
Garlic Powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt - a pinch
METHOD:
1) Preheat oven to 220 C for 10 minutes. Mix together flour, baking powder, garlic powder and salt. Add the cold butter.
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2) Rub the cold butter with the flour mixture until it resembles like coarse meal. Mix in the grated cheese
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 3)Add the milk and mix until just combined. Don't overmix as it will lead to harder biscuits.
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4) Line a baking tray with aluminium foil and drop the biscuits on them. I used the measuring cup ( 1/4 cup ) to form the biscuits. You can ice cream scoop too. Toast for 16 to 18 minutes or until golden brown.
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5) Mix all the ingredients under the title For the Topping. Once the biscuits are out of the oven brush them with this butter topping while they are still hot.
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These are best served hot. So enjoy straight from the oven

NOTES:
1) In this post too I have mentioned toast mode for even browning. You can use bake mode too but for the last 2 minutes put in broil mode for the browning effect.
2) Try not to overmix the dough as it will yield tougher biscuits.
3) The amount of salt in cheese may vary so adjust salt.
4) Don't pack and measure the cheese. Just grate and measure.

Sending this to Kid's Delight Event hosted by PJ 


Cheers,
Sindhiya.S

20 comments:

  1. Wow I love these cheesy biscuits !!!! And as usual lovely clicks dear!!!!

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  2. Awesome cheese garlic biscuits.. Well made

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  3. Lovely golden brown color, perfectly baked.

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  4. Love the idea of baking.. Yummy will try it soon

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  5. Yummy snack..just want to grab everything:)...very nice recipe...

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  6. Those cheesy garlic biscuits look awesome.

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  7. the topping must make all the difference...yum

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  8. Mummy wer s my share..;( Jus luk at those pics it jus blows ur mind.Heavy or nt tis is a go dish..U say to hav this dish when we are ravenous; well I say the dish luks extremely RAVISHING!!!!
    Must get hold of J to company nd hav a cheesy weekend..;)

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  9. This is surely so sinful!..got to try this for sure..

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  10. These are just waiting to picked. Irresistible .

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  11. These biscuits have been in my to-do list for a long time now. Looks yummm!!!

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  12. Looks awesome and nice step wise tutorial...

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  13. Those cheesy garlic biscuits are asking me to grab and munch some.

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  14. Oh my! How delightful does that look. Lovely snack for kids...I am bookmarking the recipe!

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  15. They look very tempting. Shall try them sometime.

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  16. Looks absolutely tempting...delicious! Jayanthi(www.sizzlingveggies.com)

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  17. They have come out perfect. Tempting biscuits.

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