Nan Khatai | How to make Nan Khatai

By Hem Lata Srivastava  |  27th May 2016  |  
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About Nan Khatai Recipe

Nan khatai is an authentic Indian shortbread biscuits popular in India and Pakistan. Nan kahtai can be easily prepared at home. these egg less Indian cookies made with refined flour, gram flour, sugar, clarified butter and flavored with green cardamom powder, some time I add semolina also

Nan Khatai, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Nan Khatai is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Hem Lata Srivastava. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Nan Khatai is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Nan Khatai recipe by Hem Lata Srivastava. Nan Khatai can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Nan Khatai just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Nan Khatai can serve 6 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Nan Khatai.

Nan Khatai

Ingredients to make Nan Khatai

  • Refined flour 1 cup
  • Gram flour 2 tbsp
  • Fine semolina 2tbsp
  • Pinch Of baking soda
  • Desi ghee 1 cup
  • Powdered sugar 1 cup
  • Green cardamom powder 1 tsp
  • Chopped pistachio 1 tbsp

How to make Nan Khatai

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degree.
  2. In a large bowl mix refined flour, gram flour, semolina, cardamom powder and soda.
  3. Cream together the ghee and sugar until well blended.
  4. Add flour mix to ghee mixture and knead them together to make a smooth dough. put the mixture in fridge about 1 hour.
  5. Remove the dough from fridge and make small size balls, press each ball between your palms lightly.
  6. with a sharp knife draw a tic-tac design on the top and put chopped pistachio press them into the dough gently.
  7. Put the balls on a greased baking tray and bake at 180 degree for 12 to 15 minutes or until the nan khatai are lightly golden brown.

My Tip:

We can add some almond powder also.

Reviews for Nan Khatai (3)

Neha Sharmaa year ago

dear hemlata i tried first time baking tem in oven .tey tasted very nice but little granular taSte is it because of suji used?

Sunita Rohraa year ago

looks so tempting can u please tell d exact measurements of bkng soda pinch is 1/8ts will be proper

sweety kataria2 years ago


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