Cheese Straws by Zarnak Sidhwa

Oct 16, 2015
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  • Flour 4 oz
  • Salt 1 pinch
  • Curry powder 1/2 tsp
  • Butter 2 oz
  • Grated cheddar cheese 2 oz
  • Egg beaten 1

To Finish:

  • Poppy seeds to sprinkle
  • Cumin seeds to sprinkle


  1. Sift flour, salt and curry powder into bowl.
  2. Rub in butter until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  3. Add cheese and half egg and mix to form dough.
  4. Cover and chill for 30 minutes.
  5. Roll out dough on floured surface.
  6. Cut into strips.
  7. Twist and place on baking sheets.
  8. Brush straws with remaining egg.
  9. Sprinkle half straws with poppy seeds and half with cumin seeds.
  10. Bake in oven at 200 degrees C for 15-20 minutes until golden.

Cheese Straws is tasty snacks. It is traditional of Southern United States. You can make at home easily.

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