Namkeen Cheese Scones

    Namkeen Cheese Scones

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    About this recipe: Mustard and mirchi filled scones, delicious on their own, buttered or with leftover meats and salad.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 8 

    • 200g self raising flour
    • 1/4 tsp salt
    • 1/2 tsp mustard powder
    • 1/2 tsp degi mirch
    • 40g butter
    • 60g grated strong Cheddar cheese
    • 100ml milk

    Directions
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Heat oven to 220 degrees C and lightly grease a baking tray.
    2. Sift flour, mustard powder, mirch and salt into a mixing bowl.
    3. Cut the butter into small pieces and add to flour.
    4. Rub the butter into the flour with fingertips until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir in grated cheese.
    5. Add the milk gradually, stirring well with a knife until the mixture begins to stick together.
    6. With your hands, knead the mixture gently to form a soft smooth dough.
    7. On a floured surface flatten or roll the dough to about 3cm thick round.
    8. Use a 5cm round cutter to cut out individual scones.
    9. Place scones on the greased baking tray. Brush with milk and sprinkle some extra cheese on top.
    10. Cook for about 10-15 mins until golden. Cool slightly before serving.
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    Altered ingredient amounts. Add half a teaspoon of baking powder to make them rise even more  -  05 Jun 2011  (Review from Allrecipes UK | Ireland)

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    17

    . Excellent recipe and tastes great! I added turmeric and pepper too.  -  03 Sep 2011  (Review from Allrecipes UK | Ireland)

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    Used different ingredients. Swap the mustard & pepper for a tbsp of dried chilli flakes, or chilli powder for an amazing spicy kick!  -  24 Feb 2011  (Review from Allrecipes UK | Ireland)

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