Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Nankhatai - The Famous Indian Cookie

Can make upto 20-25 small Nankhatai's

  1. Maida - 1 cup
  2. Sugar - 1/2 cup
  3. Ghee / Dalda-1/2 cup (melted and cooled)
  4. Baking Soda - 1/2 Tsp
  5. Cardamon Seeds - 5-6
  6. Almonds(Badam) chopped- 8-10
  • Powder sugar and cardamom seeds in a mixer and keep aside.
  • In a bowl sift together maida, baking soda and powdered sugar-cardamom mix.
  • Add chopped almonds into the bowl.
  • Now add the melted ghee /dalda , 1 Tbsp each at a time and mix together to form a dough.
  • Knead the dough with your finger tips until it starts to come together.
  • Rest the dough for about an hour .After one hour preheat the oven to 170C.
  • Make balls of small size and then roll them smooth and place it on an ungreased baking tray/cookie tray.
  • Bake at 170C for 20-25 minutes.

  • If you feel the dough is sticky, add 1-2 Tbsp of flour and knead again.
  • If you add more flour, nankhatai's would turn out hard.
  • There is no need for the nankhatai's to change it color while baking.
Recipe Source : Easy Cooking

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