Jowar Date and Cashewnut Cookie ( Gluten Free Recipe)

Jowar Date and Cashewnut Cookie (  Gluten Free Recipe)

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Indulge your child’s sweet tooth with these yummy and nutritious date and cashewnut cookies! this iron-rich treat will ensure optimum high brain function and development and assist your child’s growth as well. Wholesome jowar flour and soya flour replace refined flour in these cookies, while iron-rich dates and energy-rich cashews add flavour and texture.

Jowar Date and Cashewnut Cookie ( Gluten Free Recipe) recipe - How to make Jowar Date and Cashewnut Cookie ( Gluten Free Recipe)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking Time:  35 to 40 minutes   Baking Temperature:  180°C (360°F)   Total Time:     Makes 10 cookies
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Ingredients

1/2 cup jowar (white millet) flour
1/2 cup deseeded and chopped dates (khajur)
3 tbsp chopped cashewnuts (kaju)
1/2 cup soya flour
1/2 cup butter
4 tbsp powdered sugar
1 1/2 tbsp cocoa powder
1/2 tsp butter for greasing

Method
    Method
  1. Combine the dates and ¾ cup of water in a deep pan and bring to boil.
  2. Lower the flame and cook for another 10 minutes or till the dates are fully mashed. Keep aside to cool.
  3. Combine the soya flour, jowar flour, butter and sugar in a bowl using your finger tips till the mixture resembles bread crumbs.
  4. Add the date mixture, cashewnuts and cocoa powder, mix well and knead it into a semi-stiff dough.
  5. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  6. Divide the dough into 10 equal portions and roll each portion into a small round.
  7. Grease the baking tray lightly with butter and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 30 to 35 minutes.
  8. Cool and store in an airtight container.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cookie
Energy151 cal
Protein2.9 g
Carbohydrates12.7 g
Fiber1.5 g
Fat10.1 g
Cholesterol21.8 mg
Sodium73.4 mg

Reviews

Jowar Date and Cashewnut Cookie ( Gluten Free Recipe)
 on 15 Aug 20 11:08 AM
5

If there a substitute for soya flour ? And can we skip cocoa and put vanilla essence instead
Jowar Date and Cashewnut Cookie ( Gluten Free Recipe)
 on 05 Jul 19 08:39 PM
5

I replaced soya flour with buckwheat flour it came out very delicious. Thanks for the innovative recipe.
Tarla Dalal
06 Jul 19 01:40 PM
   Thank you so much!!
Jowar Date and Cashewnut Cookie ( Gluten Free Recipe)
 on 29 Oct 18 10:21 AM
5

Can I replace soya flour with QUinoa or any other flour..if yes plz suggest which flour can I use to keep it gluten free
Tarla Dalal
01 Nov 18 09:22 AM
   Hi Vijeta, We have not tried making these cookies with any other flour so, we have no clue how they would turn out.
Jowar Date and Cashewnut Cookie ( Gluten Free Recipe)
 on 18 May 16 11:23 PM
5

Lovely and healthy cookie. Can we add jaggery instead of sugar?
Tarla Dalal
19 May 16 05:09 PM
   Hi Kunal, This is a health recipe thats why we have used Jaggery and not sugar. However if you yet wish to use sugar you can try it with it.