How To Make Hyderabadi Osmania biscuit?

How To Make Hyderabadi Osmania biscuit?

Hyderabadi Osmania Biscuit is one of the most famous tea biscuit in Hyderabad. Osmania biscuit are saffron flavoured cookies that is eggless with a slightly sweeter and salty note to it. Osmania biscuit is such a treat to enjoy with a cup of tea.


Story behind Hyderabadi Osmania biscuit:

The biscuit is named after the last Nizam of Hyderabad, Mir Osman Ali Khan. He wanted a snack that was a little sweet and a little salty, hence this biscuit came into existence. And today, it still remains the most popular tea-time snack. It is one of the cultural identities in Hyderabad and is sold in places like Charminar and Old Hyderabad.


If you're curious to try this delicacy, you don't have to head to Hyderabad - you can make your own Osmania Biscuits at home! Here's a simple recipe to get you started.


- 2 cups of all-purpose flour

- 1/2 cup of powdered sugar

- 1/2 cup of unsalted butter, at room temperature

- 1/2 tsp of baking powder

- 1/4 tsp of baking soda

- 1/4 tsp of cardamom powder

- A pinch of salt

- 2 tbsp of milk


1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.

2. In a large bowl, combine the all-purpose flour, powdered sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cardamom powder, and salt.

3. Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

4. Add milk to the flour mixture. Knead the dough until it is smooth and pliable.

5. Divide the dough into small balls and flatten them on a greased baking sheet.

6. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the biscuits are golden brown.

7. Let the biscuits cool completely before serving.

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