Sweet dimond biscuit
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Sweet diamond biscuits a.k.a Kala kala

Sweet maida biscuits
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Starters
Cuisine: Tamilnadu cuisine
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 1/2 Kg All purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp Butter
  • 1/8 Tsp Salt
  • 1/8 Tsp Baking powder
  • 1/4 Kg Sugar
  • 1 Tsp Powdered cardamom


  • Mix together flour, butter, salt and baking powder. Add water and make it to a smooth dough.
  • Melt sugar and mix in cardamom powder. Bring it to a one string consistency.
  • Flatten a lemon sized dough to a round and cut diamonds using zigzag cutter/knife. 
  • Fry the pieces in hot oil until brown. Transfer to a paper towel.
  • Add the sugar syrup to the diamonds and mix/toss well. Let it cool and store it in air tight container.