Biscoito de polvilho

Biscoito de polvilho is a Brazilian snack food, typical from Minas Gerais and Central-West region cuisines. Its basic ingredients are water, milk, oil, and cassava starch. They are popular all throughout Brazil, but especially in the northeast and southeast.

Here is a very easy recipe to make it.


  • 500gr of cassava starch

  • 200 ml boiling water

  • 150 ml of oil

  • 5 eggs

  • Salt.


1. In a bowl mix cassava starch, boiling water and oil and a salt untill became a homogeneous mixture .

2. Add the eggs, one by one and mix in the don.

3. Put the don in a pastry bag and place the biscuits in a tray.

4. Preheat the oven at 180° C and bake for 25 minutes.

Source: TudoGostoso