Lemon And Pistachio Cookies

Absolutely irresistible lemon adds that special zing to these cookies. This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

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Main Ingredients Pistachios, Refined flour
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Lemon And Pistachio Cookies

  • 1/2 teaspoon Pistachios
  • 20 Refined flour
  • 110 grams Refined flour (maida)
  • 2 tablespoons Cornflour/ corn starch
  • 1 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 100 grams Butter , chilled and diced
  • 110 grams Sugar
  • 1-2 tablespoons Milk,chilled


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease a baking tray. Sieve refined flour, cornflour, baking powder and salt into a bowl.
  2. Add butter and mix with fingertips till the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Add sugar, lemon rind and mix. And milk and mix into a dough. Roll it into a cylinder and refrigerate for fifteen minutes. Cut into half inch thick roundels. Flatten each slightly with palms and press one of each cookie in the coarsely ground pistachios.
  3. Place the cookies, pistachio side up, on the greased tray with sufficient space between each. Bake in the preheated oven for about twenty minutes. Turn them onto a wire rack to cool. Store in airtight tin.