Meethi Tikiyan/Fried Coconut Biscuits

Meethi Tikiyan/Mithi Tiki or Coconut Fried Biscuits are crsipy flaky /khasta delicious cookies or biscuits that are fried and not baked.Mithi Tikian are very addictive and taste super yumm.These Meethi tikiyan/Mithi tiki/Fried Coconut biscuits are perfect accompaniment with your tea and best option for kidstiffin box and also a lovely snack while travelling.

Mithi tiki/Meethi tikian are khasta/Flaky crispy cookies and a regular feature at my place.I love to munch on them .These fried coconut biscuits/Meethi tikiyan were a introduced to me by Friend Tasneem back then in 2014 and have been making it since then .

Coconut and sesame adds a lovely crunch and flavour to these cookies .Do try them Im sure it will be a regular snack at your home too.

2 cup maida/all purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
3/4 to 1 cup sugar powdered
1/2 cup desicated coconut
1/4 cup milk or as required
2 tbsp sesame seeds
1/2 cup melted ghee
4 tbsp sooji/1/4 cup
1/2 tsp cardamom powder
 a pinch of salt


  • sift maida/flour baking powder to this add salt ,sooji and mix and keep aside
  • Take a bowl mix coconut,sesame seeds ,cardamom powder  and sugar to the sifted flour mixture
  • add melted ghee and mix till the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  • Now add milk stir with spoon and mix to form  a dough.

  • The dough should not be soft .
  • Keep it covered with cling foil/cloth  for 30 to 45 minutes .
  • Divide into small balls 
  • Roll the ball  like a chapati around 1/2 inch thick .. not too thick nor too thin
  • With a cookie cutter cut into round or any shape you fancy.

  • Heat oil or ghee to deep fry ,once hot reduce the flame to medium
  • Fry them over med flame till golden brown
  • Once cool fill it in air tight containner.
  • Enjoy it with a cup of coffee or tea or munch it anytime.
first start adding 1/4 cup milk then if required add more
the dough needs to be hard not smooth or soft
you can roll some sesame while rolling the dough .
the biscuits/tikkian will remain undercooked if fried on high flame
the oil needs to be med hot ,once cooked the tikkis will float on top