Eggless Nankhatai Recipe(diwali special Biscuit),Easy Video
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Nan Khatai is an Indian Short Bread with almond flour, elachi, and ghee or Vanaspati. Baked version of Nankhatai is very easy and simple to make for Diwali
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: North Indian
Serves: 20
  • Ingredients
  • 1 and ½ cups plain flour (maida)
  • ⅛ tsp baking powder
  • ⅛ tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup vanaspati/ghee
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • ½ cup semolina (rava)
  • 1 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
  • 2 tbsp powdered almonds (badam)
  • 2 tbsp crushed pistachios
  1. Shift the Plain Flour, Baking soda, Baking Powder, keep aside.
  2. Add the ghee and powdered sugar in a bowl and whisk well for 10 to 12 minutes or until white in color, smooth and fluffy.
  3. Once the vanaspati paste ready add the Rava to that mix and then shifted flour, Almond powder, and Elachi. combine everything well to the soft dough.
  4. Divide the dough into equal parts and make it as the lemon sized balls. Slightly flattened it and arrange it .Before baking garnish on top with pistachios and bake it for 30 mins at 160-degree celsius.
  5. Serve the Nankhatai with chai or with your fav drinks.
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