Cheese Straws

Cheese straws

Cheese Straws

Cheese straws

Category : Vegetarian, Others

By Rema Pillai

Published On: 17 Aug 2002

Rating: 3
1 Votes, 1 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 10
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Step 1

Sieve maida and salt together in a mixing bowl.

Step 2

Rub in 25 gms of butter and add water and lemon juice.

Step 3

Knead them together to make an elastic dough on a marble, granite or stone surface.

Step 4

Cover it and refrigerate.

Step 5

Beat the remaining butter till soft and shape it into a thick block of about 1/3".

Step 6

Cover it and keep it in fridge to set.

Step 7

Roll out the dough and place the butter slab in the middle and fold the dough over it.

Step 8

Keep it upside down and roll it again into a rectangular shape.

Step 9

Fold it into layers and wrap it in a polythene cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.

Step 10

Repeat the rolling and folding process for 4 times resting the dough for 2 hours in the fridge in between every time.

Step 11

Finally, roll out the pastry to 1/4" thickness and polish it with milk and sprinkle grated cheese, salt and red chilly powder.

Step 12

Cut it into rectangles of 1"- 2".

Step 13

Twist each rectangle and bake them in a hot oven at 200ªC for 40 minutes.

Step 14

:- Makes 50-60 pieces.


this is the most unfavourable dish i have ever read-i love cooking generally-it was the frst time i regretting to start cooking-esp when i was doing this-u mite as go out and dine with ur family-coz the ingredients are exoensive and above all tiring-and doesnt taste good!

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