Try this delicious Amaranth flour digestive cookies on your fasting days! They nutritious and even kids will love them!

Ingredients for Amaranth flour digestive cookies

  • Amaranth flour – 1 cup
  • Oats flour – 1/4 cup
  • Butter – 5 tsp
  • Jaggery powder – 1/2 cup
  • Cardamom – 2-3 pods
  • Dry ginger powder (optional)

Serving size: 7

Preparation of Amaranth flour digestive cookies

  1. Whisk 5 tsp butter or ghee (room temp not melted) with 1/2 cup jaggery for 4-5 mins . It
    needs to turn pale and frothy. ( this is important as we are not going to add any baking
    powder )
  2. Now add amaranth flour 1 cup ( or any flour u want ) and 1/4 cup oats flour
  3. Grind a few green cardamoms and add the powder to the dough. Can add some dry
    ginger powder too
  4. Prepare soft dough. Keep it aside for 30mins
  5. Roll out the dough as a thick roti and cut round shaped cookies
  6. Bake at 160 degrees preheated oven for approximately 15 minutes
  7. Cool it down and relish.

Nutritional Significance

Amaranth is highly nutritious gluten free grain. It’s a good source of fibre, protein, manganese, magnesium, phosphorous and iron. It is high in antioxidants like gallic acid, p-hydroxybenzoic acid and vanillic acid.