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Sathu Maavu Cookies Recipe

Sathu Maavu Cookies Recipe presented to you today is a guest post from an amazing woman who is a pro in cooking and baking. We know each other through FB groups and I have always been amazed by her recipes and drooled over her pictures. If your kid doesn’t drink homemade sathumaavu you can try the following cookie recipe or brownies or cake or kozhukattai or multigrain roti

Sathu Maavu Cookies Recipe:

Thank you so much, Deepika for curating this recipe and sharing it with perfect pictures and taking time to draft it so well. You have been a rockstar as always. The month of giving is here and I welcome healthy bakes as guest posts. The same recipe given below can be made without cooker by following this method

Deepika is an entrepreneur who makes authentic and delicious homemade teacakes, cookies, brownies, dessert jars, cake jars, homemade chocolates, cupcakes, muffins, tarts, pies, chocolate mix, powder. Don’t miss her delicacies if you are in Chennai. Reach her out here

Sathu Maavu Cookies Recipe:

Over to Deepika!

Dear All, This is Deepika. Stay at home mom and a home baker from Chennai. Baking and cooking have been my passion ever since my school days.. I was so happy when Kalyani of “Kitchen Kathukutty” asked me if I could write a guest recipe for her blog and I agreed happily. I am glad to be a small part of her amazing blog which has all healthy dishes.

Sathu Maavu Cookies Recipe:

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Baking time: 20 minutes

Level: Easy for even beginners

This recipe yields around 20 medium-sized cookies.

Sathu Maavu Cookies Recipe

INGREDIENTS: (all measurements in the standard measuring cup)

  • Whole wheat flour – 1 cup
  • Sathumaavu flour – 1/2 cup

(You can even use mixed millet flour, in this recipe I have used my homemade Sathumaavu flour which is made of more than 25 varieties of millets, grains, pulses and nuts)

  • Palm Candy Sugar – 3/4 cup

(Panakarkandu which u call in Tamil, I had to powder it because it was too coarse)

  • Ghee (Homemade preferably) – 1/2 cup
  • Salt (I had used Himalayan pink salt) a pinch
  • Milk – 3 to 5 tablespoons depending on your flour and dough consistency you need to adjust. I had used naatu pasumpaal (a2 desi milk)
  • Baking powder – 1/2 tsp (omit if you wish)
  • Few almonds to garnish the cookies


1. Measure and keep all the ingredients ready.

2. Combine Wheat flour, Sathumaavu flour, salt and baking powder in a bowl and mix gently and keep aside.

Sathu Maavu Cookies Recipe

3. In a mixing bowl, add the measured ghee and palm sugar and beat well until it is creamy in texture.

4. You can use an electric hand blender or a hand whisk if u don’t have an electric blender.

Sathu Maavu Cookies Recipe

5. Add the flour mixture to the ghee mixture and beat in low speed. The dough will now be dry.

Sathu Maavu Cookies Recipe

6. Add 3 tablespoons of milk first and mix gently to form a smooth dough. Do not over mix. If the dough is still dry add one or two tablespoons of milk. Do not add the milk altogether.


Sathu Maavu Cookies Recipe

7. Add slowly and check for the dough consistency. The dough shouldn’t be runny. Do not over mix the dough. Once the dough has reached the desired consistency, keep aside.


8. Preheat the oven at 170 degrees C for about 10 minutes.


9. In a cookie tray, place a sheet of baking paper/butter paper/aluminium foil.

10. Take a small quantity of the dough and roll it in your palm and gently flatten.

Sathu Maavu Cookies Recipe

11. Place the cookie on the prepared cookie tray by leaving a one-inch gap to each cookie. Place one whole almond on each cookie.

12. Bake in a preheated oven at 170 degrees C for about 20 minutes or until the edges of the cookies turn golden brown.

Sathu Maavu Cookies Recipe

13. Let the cookies come to room temperature and then serve.

Sathu Maavu Cookies Recipe


Very hot cookies will taste undercooked.

After 10 minutes from taking out of the oven, the cookies can be enjoyed with milk, tea or coffee. You can pack these cookies for your kid’s snacks box too.

Each and every ingredient is healthy. A perfect tea time evening snack for all age groups.

These cookies stay fresh for one week in room temperature. Happy Baking

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