BISMILLAH HIR RAHMAN NIR RAHEEM
50 gms almonds
25 gms pistas
100 gms cold butter (cubed)
150 gms sugar
250 gms maida
8 gms anise seeds (saunf)
6 gms baking powder
Lemon zest of 2 lemons
1 egg white (beaten)
Preheat the oven to 150 degree celsius and roast the nuts till golden.
Blend the remaining ingredients in an electric mixer/blender till they forma soft dough.
Chop the nuts and add them to the dough. Refrigerate this dough for 20 minutes.
Once you take it out of the fridge , divide it into three equal portions.
Shape each portion to look like a rope.
Preheat the oven to 175 degree celsius. Use a brush to lightly coat each rope with egg white.
Bake for 30 minutes.
Once warm, use a bread knife to cut the biscotti in 1/2 diagonals.
Bake these at 150 degree celsius for another 15 minutes.