Iyengar Bakery Kara Biscuits

Iyengar Bakery Kara Biscuits

Iyengar Bakery Kara Biscuits:

Being bought up in Bangalore, Iyengar Bakery is a very important part of the landscape: the fresh aroma/fragrance of the baked bread, Dil Kush, Dil Pasand, Bread Toast (vegetable) and various other bakery foods, its nostalgic ! This post is about the Kara Biscuits they bake it very good like snack with tea and coffee. Below is my version of this, enjoy this savoury snack.
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Resting Time 10 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 5 People



  • 2 Cups All-purpose flour
  • 1/3 Cups Butter
  • 4 tsp Sugar Powdered
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 no Green chillies can adjust up to 4 as per taste
  • 3 twigs Coriander leaves
  • 2 tbsp Yoghurt/Curd



  1. Beat sugar and butter together until soft and fluffy.
  2. Add 1 tbsp of yoghurt to this and mix well.
  3. Mix all-purpose flour and salt together. Add chopped green chillies and coriander leaves.
  4. Start kneading, you may need to use your hands for this. Add a tablespoon of yoghurt and knead well. The dough will be really stiff and that is what we want.
  5. Roll the dough to 1/4-inch thickness and cut into desired shapes.
  6. Line a baking tray with parchment paper and bake them at 162 C for around 25 minutes.

Recipe Notes

Note: There will not be any colour change in the cookies. Also, they will retain the original shape after baking .i.e. they will not expand like other cookies.

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