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Naankhatai macroons

ChefVenkatesh Sharma
25 minutes
Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Naankhatai macroons RECIPE

A new twist to basic naankhatai.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Baking
  • Snacks
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. Butter. 1/2 cup
  2. Powdered sugar. 1/2 cup
  3. Refined flour 1cup
  4. salt a pinch
  5. sooji 1 tablespoon
  6. Baking soda 1/4 teaspoon
  7. Roasted besan 1 tablespoon
  8. cardamom powder. 1/2 teaspoon
  9. Chopped pistachio. 8-10number
  10. Hung curd. 1cup
  11. chilli flakes. 1teaspoon
  12. Chopped basil. 1teaspoon
  13. Chopped mint 1teaspoon
  14. Chopped parsley 1teaspoon
  15. Fine chop olives 1/2teaspoon
  16. salt a pinch
  17. garlic powder 1/4teaspoon


  1. In a large bowl mix half cup of room temperature butter, to this add 1/2 cup of sugar and beat for 5-10 minutes until smooth and creamy consistency formed.
  2. Now add refined flour, sooji, salt, baking soda, cardamom powder and roasted besan to butter and sugar cream. Mix well with the help of spatula.
  3. Once it is mixed, knead it to the soft dough like consistency.
  4. Do not over knead the dough as the refined flour will release gluten.
  5. Divide the dough into small portion balls and flattern it with your palm. Make sure to make small naankhatai .
  6. Now place chopped pistachio on top and press gently.
  7. Now place the naankhatai on a baking tray and bake at 180 degree celsius for 15 to 20 minutes.
  8. Meanwhile in a bowl combine hung curd, chilli flakes, chopped basil, chopped mint, chopped parsley, fine chop olives, salt and garlic powder and mix well. Transfer this mixture into a piping bag.
  9. Once the naankhatai is baked take it out and cool it down
  10. Now take one naankhatai and pipe the curd mixture in the centre , place another naankhatai on top and press lightly
  11. Serve with tea and coffee

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