To make butter biscuits, you will need:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Pinch of salt

For chhola bhatura, gather:

  • 1 cup chickpeas
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Oil for frying

For suji upma, you’ll need:

  • 1 cup semolina (suji)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 green chili, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/4 cup chopped vegetables (carrot, peas, bell pepper)
  • Salt to taste


Making Butter Biscuits:

  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • In a bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add the egg and vanilla extract, and mix until well combined.
  • In another bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until a dough forms.
  • Roll out the dough on a floured surface to about 1/4 inch thickness.
  • Use cookie cutters to cut out shapes from the dough and place them on a baking sheet.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are lightly golden.
  • Allow the biscuits to cool before serving.Chhola Bhatura Recipe:
  • Soak the chickpeas in water overnight.
  • Drain and rinse the chickpeas, then cook in a pressure cooker with enough water until soft.
  • In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • Gradually add water to the flour mixture to form a soft dough.
  • Divide the dough into small balls and roll out into circles.
  • Heat oil in a deep frying pan and fry the bhaturas until they puff up and turn golden brown.
  • Serve hot with the cooked chickpeas.Suji Upma Recipe:
  • Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
  • Once they start to splutter, add the chopped onion, green chili, and sauté until the onions turn translucent.
  • Add the chopped vegetables and cook for a few minutes.
  • In the meantime, dry roast the semolina in a separate pan until it turns light brown.
  • Add the roasted semolina to the pan and mix well with the vegetables.
  • Add water and salt, and cook until the upma thickens and the water is absorbed.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

With these easy-to-follow recipes, you can make delicious butter biscuits, chhola bhatura, and suji upma at home. Enjoy these tasty treats with your family and friends!


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