Gluten-Free Jowar Date and Cashewnut Cookies | Gluten Free Jio

Jowar Date and Cashew Nut Cookies

  • ½ cup jowar flour
  • ½ cup dates, deseeded and chopped
  • 3 tbsp cashew nuts, chopped
  • ½ cup soya flour
  • ½ cup butter
  • 4 tbsp sugar, powdered
  • 1 ½ tbsp cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp butter for greasing


  1. Combine the dates and ¾ cup of water in a deep pan and bring to boil.
  2. Lower the flame and cook for another 10 minutes or till the dates are fully mashed. Keep aside to cool.
  3. Combine the soya flour, jowar flour, butter and sugar in a bowl using your fingertips till the mixture resembles bread crumbs.
  4. Add the date mixture, cashew nuts and cocoa powder, mix well and knead it into semi-stiff dough.
  5. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  6. Divide the dough into 10 equal portions and roll each portion into a small round.
  7. Grease the baking tray lightly with butter and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°for 30 to 35 minutes.
  8. Cool and store in an airtight container.

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