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Narayan Katar/Nankhatai

Sarita.Bhandarkar's picture
Ingredients
  Maida/All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Powdered sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ghee 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (clarified butter)
  Green cardamom 10 (remove the skin and crush the seeds)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Heat ghee till it melts.

Seive maida and sugar in a mixing bowl and add baking soda and powdered cardamom together.

Add ghee little by little and prepare a soft dough without adding water.

Keep it aside with a tight lid for about 4 to 5 hours.

Now preheat the oven at 300 degree F for ten minutes.

In the mean while line the baking trey with Parchment paper. Make small balls from the dough and keep it on the trey. Maintain some gap between the cookies.

Now place it in the oven for 40 minutes till done.

Set it aside for 10 minutes and transfer it on to a wire rack to cool down completely. store in a airtight container.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas, Diwali, Holi
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Kids, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
10
Subtitle: 
Indian cookies

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7 Comments

SHRIKANTHA SHANUBHAG's picture
its superb....i really like it!!!!
AnjaliD's picture
I think this must be like the only Indian baked cookies, right? Haven't made them in a long time. A nice project to do with kids :)
swita's picture
show me the receipe please
swita's picture
where is the nankhatai receipe ?
Sarita.Bhandarkar's picture
The recipe is there itself...go to Ingredients and Directions.
topcatin's picture
Is this the same white biscuit with a red tutty-fruity sold in Indian bakeries? Please confirm this with me. Thank you.
nisha rana's picture
its very tasty...iolve it