Nan Khatai

10/13/2014 07:58:00 pm 0 Comments A+ a-


Nan khatai are Indian version of shortbread cookies. These are eggless biscuits loved by all age groups and serve with tea or milk. Normally prepared with all purpose flour , gram flour and semolina , are crispy outside and very soft from inside. So let's start the recipe. Yum
Nan khatai
Nan khatai

Nan khatai
Nan khatai

Nan khatai
Nan khatai

Ingredients:
1/2 cup all purpose flour/maida
1/3 cup semolina/suzi
1/3 cup gram flour/besan
2/3 cup powdered sugar
1 cup clarified butter/ghee
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon cardamom powder
1/4 cup almonds, thinly sliced

Method:
Take sieved all purpose flour , semolina and gram flour in a bowl.
Add baking powder , cardamom powder in it.


Nan khatai
Nan khatai

To this add clarified butter and powdered sugar. Slowly mix all ingredients with hand. First it will appears like bread crumbs. Add 2 teaspoon more clarified butter if required and knead a smooth dough. Set aside for 10 minutes.


Nan khatai
Nan khatai

Nan khatai
Nan khatai

Make 20-25 round balls and press them in palms. Make a thumb impression in center and place almonds in it.


Nan khatai
Nan khatai

Line a baking tray with baking paper or butter and place these cookies at a distance of 1 inch away from each other.
Bake at 170 degree for 20 minutes or till done.


Nan khatai
Nan khatai

Serve with tea or milk.


Nan khatai
Nan khatai

Nan khatsi
Enjoy!!
Nan khatai
Nan khatai
Serve-5. Baking time -20 minutes
Note: You may use unsalted butter instead of ghee.
It can be stored in air tight for few weeks.

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