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How To Make Delicious Nankhatai

  • Delicious Nankhatai Recipe

    Nankhatai is a delicious, egg-free, light and crunchy cookie made with whole wheat flour, gram flour, lots of ghee and butter, green cardamom powder and sugar. Nankhatai are traditional Indian cookies or shortbread biscuits that originated from India and are very popular in northern India. Delicious cookie "Nankhatai" can be made using different recipes with different combinations of flours. Delicious Nankhatai can be made by baking wheat flour and gram flour together in the oven or gas tandoor. By following this recipe, you can easily make delicious Nankhatai at your home.

    • Preparation Time :
    • 20 Minutes
    • Cooking Time :
    • 20 Minutes
    • Meal Type :
    • Cookie

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Delicious Nankhatai Ingredients


Wheat Flour3/4 CupGram Flour (Besan)1/4 Cup
Baking Powder1/4 TeaspoonGreen Cardamom Powder1/2 Teaspoon
Sugar Powder1/2 CupGhee or Butter1/3 Cup

Direction To Make

  • Mix wheat flour, gram flour, baking powder, green cardamom powder and sugar powder, Sieve the mixture.
  • Add ghee in flour mixture and make a hard dough.
  • To make hard dough use ghee as per the required mixture. Depending on room temperature, you may need more or less ghee.
  • preheat the oven at 1800 for approx 15 minute.
  • Meanwhile, make balls from the dough. Then flatten the balls and pierce them with a fork with light force to create a design on the Nankhatai.
  • Place some cardamom on top of the flat balls and press lightly to set.
  • Bake it for 10 minutes or until it turns light brown. Remove from the oven on a wire rack to cool it at room temperature.
  • Enjoy crispy and delicious Nankhatai with tea or coffee.


You can decorate Nankhatai with almonds, Kaju or green pista. Cut the dry fruits into small long slices and set over the Nankhatai before baking.

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