Besan Nankhatai | How to make Besan Nankhatai

By Ishika Uppal  |  1st Aug 2016  |  
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About Besan Nankhatai Recipe

These are immensely flavourful Indian cookies made using white butter and gram flour.

Besan Nankhatai is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Besan Nankhatai is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Besan Nankhatai by Ishika Uppal will help you to prepare the perfect Besan Nankhatai in your kitchen at home. Besan Nankhatai needs 5 minutes for the preparation and 20 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Besan Nankhatai. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Besan Nankhatai. In case you have any questions on how to make the Besan Nankhatai you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Ishika Uppal. Besan Nankhatai will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

Besan Nankhatai

Ingredients to make Besan Nankhatai

  • 1 cup besan
  • 1/4 cup maida
  • 1/4 cup sooji
  • 1/3 cup white butter (room temperature )
  • 2 tbsp of powdered sugar
  • 1tbsp of cardamom powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • Crushed pistachios to garnish

How to make Besan Nankhatai

  1. Mix white butter and sugar in a bowl and whip it for 5-7 mins till it turns creamy.
  2. Now add all other ingredients to this slowly( except pistachios )
  3. Mix gently . Do not knead the dough
  4. Now make small lemon sized balls and set them on a greased baking sheet keeping distance between them since they increase in volume while baking.
  5. Bake them for 20 minutes at 180C
  6. Enjoy hot.

Reviews for Besan Nankhatai (7)

Shivani Garga year ago


Rewa Chadha2 years ago

U r rt. Sunita . The quantity should b round about 1 cup.. I make only with Maida (3 cups) sugar nd butter r in equal amt.(1 cup each). U can try this if u want nd tell ur feedback.

Sunita Rohra2 years ago

I think sugar 2 tbls is less ? suggest please

Annam Shri2 years ago

beautiful Indian cookies dear

Priyanka Doc2 years ago

Can I bake them in tandoor

Neha Sharma2 years ago

hi Ishika can i use microwave insted of oven if yes how?

Veena Kalia2 years ago

very nice besan nan khatai