Osmania Biscuits

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Osmania Biscuits
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Tea is incomplete in Hyderabad without a snack, particularly without Nizam era’s Osmania Biscuits.  Irani Chai (Tea) and Osmania Biscuits is aakhri(ultimate) combination for an evening snack.  Tea is also often taken with samosa or mirchi bajji.


All purpose flour/Maida – 200 gm

Salted Butter – 120 gm

Powdered Sugar – 60 gm

Custuard – 1 tbsp

Salt – 2 tsp

Baking Soda – 2 pinches

Cardamom (Optional) – 2

Milk – 1 tbsp



Mix butter, powdered sugar and milk.  Add the remaining ingredients and knead it into a soft dough.  Now sprinkle maida and spread the dough as shown.  Make sure it is 1 cm in thickness.  Using any shape, carve out the biscuits.  Historically, Osmania Biscuits are round in shape.  Preheat oven at 180°C and bake the biscuits for 15 to 18 minutes.  Relish these addictive Osmania biscuits with Irani chai (tea).

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