Naankhatai | How to make Naankhatai

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Created on 13th May 2017
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About Naankhatai

Naankhatai is a popular Indian shortbread cookie loved by people of all ages.

Naankhatai is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Naankhatai by Pooja Misra is a step by step process which is best to understand for the beginners. Naankhatai is a dish which comes from UP cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 4 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Naankhatai takes 5 minute for the preparation and 18 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Naankhatai make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Naankhatai will be the best option for you. The flavor of Naankhatai is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Naankhatai at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

  • Prep Time5mins
  • Cook Time18mins
  • Serves4People

Ingredients to make Naankhatai

  • Maida - 1 Cup
  • Besan - 1/4 Cup
  • Baking Soda - 1/2 tsp
  • Baking Powder - 1 tsp
  • Sooji - 2 tbsp
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • Cardamom Powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Ghee - 1/2 Cup
  • Sugar - 1/2 Cup
  • Dahi - 1/2 tbsp
  • Milk - 2 tbsp

How to make Naankhatai

  1. Powder the sugar fine in the grinder.
  2. Cream ghee and powdered sugar with a hand blender.
  3. The mixture should become light, fluffy and creamy.
  4. Sift together dry ingredients.
  5. Add yogurt to creamed ghee and sugar mixture. Mix well and then add sifted dry ingredients.
  6. Gently mix everything to make a smooth dough. Add milk if the mixture is too crumbly.
  7. Pinch medium sized balls from it slightly flatten them with your palm and sprinkle elaichi powder.
  8. Preheat oven at 180 ° C for 10 minutes. Place cookies in a baking tray keeping some distance in between as they will expand.
  9. Reduce the temperature to 170 °C after five minutes. Keep an eye on cookies. Cook for around 10 more minutes. Check and if done then take them out on a wire rack.
  10. Keep them in an airtight box.
My Tip: It is very important to keep an eye on cookies after 10 minutes of baking. Reduce temperature after 5 to 7 minutes.

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