Nan Khatai | How to make Nan Khatai

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ByHem Lata Srivastava
Created on 3rd Mar 2016
  • Nan Khatai, How to make Nan Khatai

About Nan Khatai

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

Nan Khatai is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Nan Khatai by Hem Lata Srivastava is a step by step process which is best to understand for the beginners. Nan Khatai is a dish which comes from Indian cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 8 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 Nan Khatai takes 15 minute for the preparation and 20 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Nan Khatai 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 Nan Khatai will be the best option for you. The flavor of Nan Khatai is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Nan Khatai at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

  • Prep Time15mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves8People
Nan Khatai

Ingredients to make Nan Khatai

  • Refined flour 1 cup
  • Gram flour 2 tbsp
  • Fine semolina 2 tbsp
  • A pinch of Baking Soda
  • Desi ghee 1 cup
  • Powdered sugar 1 cup
  • Green cardamom powder 1 tsp
  • Chopped pistachios 1 tbsp

How to make Nan Khatai

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, mix in refined flour, gram flour, semolina, cardamom powder and soda.
  3. Cream together the ghee and sugar until it is well blended.
  4. Add the flour mixture to the ghee mixture and knead them together to make a smooth dough. Put this mixture in the fridge for about 1 hour.
  5. Remove the dough from the 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 in chopped pistachios, press them into the dough gently.
  7. Put these balls on a greased baking tray and bake at 180 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes or until the nan khatai are lightly golden brown in colour.
  8. Serve them warm for best taste.
My Tip: You can add some vanilla essence as well.

Reviews for Nan Khatai (10)

Vandana Bhasker Kherotiaa year ago

Sudhashree Kukretia year ago
I am not getting it right wonder what ratio is wrong it burned a bit too

Kavita Jaina year ago
yummyyyyyyy :smile: :smile: :smile:

seema sainia year ago

veena aroraa year ago
what is semolina

Beena Sharmaa year ago

Roopa Khoslaa year ago
Thanks I tried but in 7 to 8 minutes they were over burnt

Sukhmani Bedia year ago

Priya Kannana year ago
dough from the fridge needs to be brought in at room temperature or cold dough okay to make balls?

Maitreyee Majumdera year ago