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Wednesday, June 15, 2011



All purpose flour - 1 cup
Un salted Butter - 1 stick
Sugar - 1/2 cup
Baking powder - 1/4 tbsp
Salt - 1/8 tbsp
Cardamom powder - 1/4 tbsp
Almonds or any dry fruits - 12
Wax paper - 1
Baking tray


1-In a mixing bowl, combine powdered sugar (little at a time) with the softened butter until mixture is light and creamy.
2. Add Cardamom Powder and mix well.

3. In a separate bowl, sift all Purpose Flour with Baking Powder and Salt.

4. Combine Flour mixture  with Butter Mixture little by little to form a soft dough.
5. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and let it rest for 15-20 minutes.
6. Knead dough once again and divide into 12 equal portions.
7. Roll each portion into a smooth ball with no cracks and place on a cookie sheet lined with wax/parchment paper or lightly greased with oil. Leave space between dough balls.
8. Bake on the middle rack for 22-25 minutes at 300 degree Fahrenheit.

9. Remove from oven and let the nan khatai cool for 5 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack to cool completely before eating.

10. Store in an air tight container at room temperature.


1-They should not bake for more time or else they may burn and spoil.
2-If u don't have wax paper the spray oil on the baking tray so they avoid sticking.


  1. Wowww.. looks simply superb dear.. awesome job .. Yummy :)
    Indian Cuisine

  2. Nankhatai's looks perfect....its been long since i had these crumbly and melt in the mouth kinda biscuits!!! Thanks for posting!!

  3. Cookies look yummy and delicious:)

  4. Looks so yummy dear...nice detailed description too...

  5. has come out of most n evergreen fav cookie

  6. These look so attractive & perfectly done!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  7. Scrumptious and beautifully baked nankathais,feel like munching some..

  8. cookies looks yummy and crispy. Perfectly done and well explained.