Sweet Biscuits for Eid

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Preparation info

  • Makes

    12

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Parwana

Parwana

By Durkhanai Ayubi

Published 2020

  • About

These traditional sweet biscuits are usually made during Eid celebrations in Afghanistan. During my parents’ time there, people bought these from the local bakeries called kulchah feroshees, which used age-old techniques, and had special ovens to bake biscuits and pastries to perfection.

Ingredients

  • 300 g (2 cups) plain (all-purpose) flour
  • 110 g (1

Method

Preheat the oven to 150°C (300°F).

Add all the ingredients, except the oil and pistachios, to a bowl and mix to combine well. Slowly add the oil and, using your hands, mix to form a soft but firm dough.

Divide the dough into 12 equal portions and roll them into smooth b