Roth Cookie is a very traditional cookie of Kashmir. It has a prominent place during festivals. This cookie is offered to the goddess of harvest and then consumed. The cookie has a history which goes back to hundreds of years.
4 cups Sugar
1.25 cupsChilled butter cut into small pieces
2 tbs Ghee
6 tbs Brown cardamom powder use only the seeds from one brown cardamom 1/4 tsp 4 tbs milk powder mixed in 4 tbs waterWater
1 cup Almond halves
1 cup Chopped fresh coconut slices
1/4 cup Poppy seeds
How to prepare Roth Cookies
Take a big mixing bowl and add the butter and ghee and cardamom to the flour and mix it. Now add sugar and mix it nicely.
Then add water gradually to make a dough.
Rest it by covering it for about 10 minutes.
Heat the oven to 375*F
Roll the dough out to the cookie thickness
Cut out the cookies in desired shapes.
Place these moulds on a baking sheet lined with parchment.
Take a sharp paring knife and prick so that they don’t puff up while baking.
Press in the almond and coconut slices over them and brush with a milk powder paste.
Sprinkle some poppy seeds on top to cool lovely.
Bake for 25 – 30 minutes until golden brown on top.
Cool on a wire rack
The Roth is ready to be served.You can add any type of nuts to make it taste delicious. (Thank you Masterchefu)