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Nan Khatai Recipe – How To Make Naankhatai

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Nankhatai, also known as Indian Cookies is a very popular sweet cookie. Kids and elders equally like eating this Nankhatai. This crunchy and little soft nankhatai recipe is a popular tea time snack and is liked by everyone at my home. These cookies are available at every bakery store in India but the home made nankhatai taste more scrumptious.

In former times when microwave were not invented, Nankhatai was made by keeping the tray between two plates and placing it over the flame and cooked until little crunchy and brown in color. Traditionally Nankhatai was made with sooji, gram flour and refined flour. But the trend has changed in recent times. Now we can make Nankhatai with refined flour or gram flour without sooji. Though, semolina is added because it makes them crispy. So, today we will Nankhatai for the evening tea with this simple and easy to follow method and enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Grease a baking tray with some ghee or oil.

nan khataiMaking:

Transfer sugar and ghee in a big mixing bowl and whisk well.

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In another bowl add refined flour, gram flour, semolina, cardamom and baking powder. Add this flour mixture into the ghee mixture. Knead to smooth dough. It should be smooth enough to be rolled into cookies.

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Now, pinch small to medium size dough ball from the mixture and roll it a round shape. Flatten the dough ball into a cookie shape and place them on the tray. Repeat the process until the entire mixture is utilized. Keep them aside for 10 to 12 minutes. Preheat the oven at 200 degree centigrade.

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Now keep the tray inside the oven and set the oven to 180 degree centigrade for 15 minutes first. Check and continue baking until the cookies are cooked through and turn golden brown in color.

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Take out the tray form oven and let the cookies cool down completely. Nan khatai is now ready.

nan khataiServing:

Serve these delicious and mouth-watering nankhatai to your dear ones with steaming hot tea and coffee. You can store the remaining in an airtight container for up to 2 months.

 

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Nan Khatai Recipe – How To Make Naankhatai naaa khatai
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • All purpose flour - 200 grams. (1 cup)
  • Gram flour - 50 grams (1/4 tsp)
  • Sooji - 50 grams. (1/4 tsp)
  • Sugar - 200 grams (1 cup)
  • Ghee - 200 grams (1 cup)
  • Green cardamom - 8-10
  • Baking powder – 1tsp
Instructions
  1. Finely grind the sugar in a mixture jar.
  2. Transfer sugar and ghee in a big mixing bowl and whisk well.
  3. In another bowl add refined flour, gram flour, semolina, cardamom and baking powder.
  4. Add this flour mixture into the ghee mixture.
  5. Knead to smooth dough. It should be smooth enough to be rolled into cookies.
  6. Grease a baking tray with some ghee or oil.
  7. Now, pinch small to medium size dough ball from the mixture and roll it a round shape. Flatten the dough ball into a cookie shape and place them on the tray.
  8. Repeat the process until the entire mixture is utilized. Keep them aside for 10 to 12 minutes. Preheat the oven at 200 degree centigrade.
  9. Now keep the tray inside the oven and set the oven to 180 degree centigrade for 15 minutes first. Check and continue baking until the cookies are cooked through and turn golden brown in color.
  10. Take out the tray form oven and let the cookies cool down completely. Nan khatai is now ready.
  11. Serve these delicious and mouth-watering nankhatai to your dear ones with steaming hot tea and coffee.

 

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