Nankhatai | How to make Nankhatai

By Soda Bottle Opener Wala   |  26th Sep 2016  |  
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About Nankhatai Recipe

Nankhatai are shortbread biscuits popular in India and Pakistan. The word Nankhatai is derived from Persian word Naan meaning bread and Khatai from an Afghan word meaning Biscuit.

Nankhatai is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Soda Bottle Opener Wala teaches how to make Nankhatai step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Nankhatai in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 24 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Nankhatai at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Nankhatai takes 15 minutes for the preparation and 25 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Nankhatai is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Nankhatai is a good option for you. The flavour of Nankhatai is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Nankhatai and impress your family and friends.


Ingredients to make Nankhatai

  • 1 cup ghee
  • 1 cup Icing sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups flour (Maida)
  • 1/2 cup gram flour (besan)
  • almonds and Berries as per choice

How to make Nankhatai

  1. Mix the ghee and icing sugar
  2. Sift in the maida and besa
  3. Stuff with badam and berries
  4. Mould into smooth dough
  5. Roll into balls about 1.5 inches wide 
  6. Pat down onto greased tray. Bake at 190 degree centigrade for 20-25 minutes.

Reviews for Nankhatai (7)

Sheela Gupta2 years ago


Rekha Ghadawala2 years ago


Ektha Asrani3 years ago


Anjana Rao3 years ago

My fav india's own version of melt in your mouth cookies...

Deviyani Srivastava3 years ago

Hi Saima, you don't need baking powder or soda because of the 1 cup of ghee being used. We tried it and it was very tasty.

Saima Siddiqui3 years ago

Don't nan Khatais need baking powder or sada? Won't they be hard?

Bindiya Sharma3 years ago

Delicious cookies with the flavour of ghee!

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