Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Ghee / Suji Cookies

This is my first time trying to make this cookies.  As the name says it...these babies are made only with ghee. Ghee is a clarified butter and easily can be bought at the Indian Grocery store. It is easy to make your own ghee but in this case I would prefer just buying one. The special thing about this cookie is that it melts in ones mouth !! You could say its something like Melting Moments. Its not made with suji (semolina) but I don’t know why many refer it as Suji Cookies.


Ghee - 1/2 cup
Icing Sugar - 1/2 cup
Baking powder- 1/4 tsp
Plain flour - 1 1/4 cup
Salt a pinch


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line as many baking trays as you have with aluminum foil and set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, add flour, baking powder, sugar, salt and finally the ghee. ( Do not add all at once). Mix into a soft dough by adding more ghee.
  • With slightly moistened hands, shape 1/4 teaspoonfuls of dough into little balls. Place them about 1 inch apart on prepared baking sheets. Bake a tray at a time for about 10 or so  minutes, rotating halfway through. The biscuits should have an ivory tinge and still be a little soft when you take them out of the oven- they will firm up as they cool.

I was getting sleepy..my cherries are not evenly cut !

The bottom should not be brown at all.  


  1. Trying this now - what did you put at the top? I am planning on Strawberry Jam. Was that parchment paper or aluminium foil? Please help cook in distress!

  2. Just made them earlier and they are fabulous! Thank you for this easy quick mouth melting recipe!

  3. I am glad you like it. Thanks for the comment.