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Best Eggless Tutti Frutti Hyderabadi Karachi Biscuits in 2020

hyderabadi karachi biscuits
  • Prep Time
    10 Min
  • Cook Time
    5 Mins
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How to make Hyderabadi Karachi Biscuits

Karachi Biscuit is one of the most well-known treats of Hyderabad. These melt-in-the-mouth, fruity biscuits can be the best companion of your morning or evening tea/coffee! Each bite of this biscuit fills your mouth with a pleasant fruity sweetness with a mild touch of butter. Tiny tutti-frutti titbits add fun to every bite, instantly making this biscuit a favourite with kids and adults alike. The Hyderabadi Karachi Biscuits tastes simply fab with tea, in the morning or evening. Here, we tell you how to make this wondrous treat, so you can experience it even without going to Hyderabad.

Here, I will explain you step by step how to make this wondrous treat, so you can experience it even without going to Hyderabad. Eggless Fruit Biscuits, also known as Karachi Biscuits are popular tea time cookies in India. They are stuffed with tutti frutti (candied dried papaya) and usually enjoyed with a cup of chai!

These greatly appetizing baked confections delight the senses of all age groups and people from different walks of life.

Karachi Biscuits, It’s Refreshing, It’s Ravishing & It’s Rollicking…






    Steps to make Hyderabadi Karachi Biscuits

    Step 1
    karanchi biscuit step 1

    Take butter and powdered sugar in a mixing bowl. Beat butter and powdered sugar with hand blender or whisker till creamy and smooth. Add vanilla essence and mix till well combined. Add 30 ml of milk to it. In another bowl sift together all purpose flour, custard powder, salt and baking powder. Set aside. Once the milk, butter and sugar are well combined, add prepared mixture of flour, custard nuts and tutti frutti, in batches. Make sure there are no lumps. Add a little milk if you feel that the dough is too dry. Never knead the cookie dough; just combine it until everything comes together as a dough. Divide the dough into equal portions.

    Step 2
    karanchi biscuit step 2

    Roll the prepared dough to form rectangular logs. Give it a circular log shape first and then press it into a rectangular shape. (Refer video for clear understanding). Cling wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours until the butter firms up.

    Step 3
    karanchi biscuit step 3

    Meanwhile, preheat the oven at 180* C. Once firmed, remove cling wrap from the dough and cut into even-sized biscuits. Cut slices about half an inch thick.

    Step 4
    karanchi biscuit step 4

    Line the baking tray with parchment paper. Lay the cookies on the sheet at least 2 inches apart as they expand when they bake. Bake in a preheated oven, 180°C for 12-15 mins until it has golden brown edges but the pale centre. Baking time may differ from oven to oven so keep a check on the cookies after 12 mins.

    Step 5
    karanchi biscuit step 5

    The cookies would be soft when straight out of the oven. Allow it cool completely it would crisp up. Cool in the baking tray for five minutes and then transfer to the then wire rack to cool completely.


    The cookies stay good for two weeks when stored in an airtight container. Enjoy with a cup of hot tea or coffee. Hyderabad Karachi Biscuits has that crispy and crumbly texture yet the buttery melt in your mouth feels heavenly.

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