Karachi biscuits / Tutti frutti biscuits/ Air fried Karachi cookies / Tutti frutti biscuit using Air fryer / Video recipes

Written by: 7aum Suvai
Karachi biscuits or Fruit biscuits are popular tea time snacks in Hyderabad,India. Eggless Biscuits prepared with Tutti frutti, custard powder, butter, sugar and other ingredients. It is usually served with a cup of hot tea.


Ingredients:
Yields 12 to 15 biscuits
  • 3/4 cup – All purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp – Custard powder ( I have used vanilla flavor)
  • 1/2 cup – Powdered sugar ( regular sugar then just grind it to powder)
  • 1/4 cup – Butter (room temperature)
  • 1/2 cup – Tutti frutti (dried candied papaya)
  • 1/2 tsp – Baking powder
  • 2 tbsp – Milk
  • 1 no – Cardamom

Preparation method:
  1. Grind sugar and cardamom to a fine powder and measure 1/2 cup out of it. Keep it aside.
  2. Take a mixing bowl, add butter and powdered sugar with cardamom, mix well to a creamy consistency. Then add milk and mix well thoroughly.
  3. Add in all purpose flour, custard powder, baking powder and mix everything together like a chappathi dough. Finally add Tutti frutti and gently mix well.
  4. Shape it into a tree log  and wrap it in parchment paper. Chill it for an hour or over night. Slice them into round or square shape.
  5. Meanwhile preheat the air fryer to 350 F for 3 minutes. Arrange it in a crisper plate leaving enough space for the cook to bake. Air fry for 8 to 12 minutes or until well cooked. Remove and cool them completely before serving.





Notes:
  • Since I had only regular sugar with me instead of powdered one, I grind sugar with cardamom and measured 1/2 cup in that powdered sugar and added in the recipe.
  • Cook time and number of cookies depends on the air fryer and cutting size of the dough.
  • You may also bake this biscuits in the regular conventional oven instead of air fryer. It may take 15 minutes to bake.
  • Do not over cook the biscuits as it will become harder after it cools down.

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