Pretty Pink Jowar Cookies

My beetroot powder was waiting to be used and look how cute these simple cookies turned out. And absolutely no taste of the veggie in the cookie, just the lovely pink. Now that’s superb isn’t it? Sorghum or jowar flour gives a lovely crumbly melt in the mouth feel to this buttery cookie. Healthy and pretty !!

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Pretty Pink Jowar Cookies
My beetroot powder was waiting to be used and look how cute these simple cookies turned out. And absolutely no taste of the veggie in the cookie, just the lovely pink. Now that's superb isn't it? Sorghum or jowar flour gives a lovely crumbly melt in the mouth feel to this buttery cookie. Healthy and
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Instructions
  1. Sieve the jowar flour, whole wheat flour and baking powder together 1-2 times.
  2. Cream the butter and sugar until it turns light and fluffy.
  3. Mix the beetroot powder* and milk together and add it to the creamed butter.
  4. Combine well.
  5. Add the sieved flour and bring it together into a soft dough. knead very gently.
  6. Shape into cookies and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  7. Preheat the oven at 180 degrees for 10 minutes.
  8. Place the cookies on a greased and lined baking tray.
  9. Bake in the pre heated oven at 150 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until the lower edges start to turn light brown in colour.
  10. Remove from the oven and after 5 minutes transfer them carefully onto a cooling rack.
  11. Allow to cool completely and store in an air tight jar.
Recipe Notes

Notes-

If you don't have beetroot powder , you can skip it and make regular jowar cookies. They will still taste lovely.

The recipe for home-made beetroot powder is under the category - Cooking Add On's in the recipe section.

You may add a little more beetroot powder for a more pronounced colour.

Do check the post -Cookie Basics under Kitchen Stories and More , to clear basic doubts in cookie baking.

Happy baking

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  1. Chatorii Ladki says:

    I love the healthy baking reciepes you are sharing especially the jowar ones,could you please help me with some alternative sweetning agent like bananas or Jaggery…Just curious tat can we replace jagger with sugar ??

  2. Akila Subramanian says:

    Hi thank you so much. I havnt tried too many recipes with jaggery. Mainly because I am not to found of its ‘pronounced’ flavor. Do join the fb group ovenderful mom bakers community, if healthy baking interests you. There are loads of recipes in the files and shared regularly.

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