2Sift the flour and baking powder thrice.
3Cream butter and sugar.
4Add gently beaten egg.
5Add the sifted flour and finely chopped basil leaves.
6Now add 1/2 cup of chocolate broken into tiny pieces.
7Knead lightly for a minute or two.
8Divide the dough into two portions.
9Cling wrap the dough.
10Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
11Meanwhile, take a rectangular baking tin. Line it with parchment paper.
12Take 1 tsp of dough. Give the desired shape.
13Refrigerate it for 20 minutes.
14Pre heat the oven at 140 degrees C on fan mode.
15Bake the cookies for 18-20 minutes.
16Take the cookies out. Transfer to a wire rack.