Nan Khatai Recipe

Shireen Anwar Posted By: mariyam,

Nan Khatai are soft, crumbly and delicious, white or off white colored sweet cookies. Today we are going to learn nan khatai recipe. Nankhatai biscuits are a tradition of Pakistan and India. These biscuits are very easy to make at home with common everyday kitchen items. You can additionally choose to garnish nan khatai with crushed pistachios or almonds which will make them even tastier.

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Nan Khatai


• 7tbsp Ghee
• 12 tbsp. caster Sugar
• 2 tsp. Baking powder
• 1/2 tsp. Baking soda
• 1 tsp. Cardamom powder
• 3 cups flour
• 1 egg yolk
• 2 tbsp. chopped Almonds
• 2 tbsp. chopped Pistachios


Nan Khatai Method / Tarika:

• Preheat oven at 180 c.
• Sieve 3 cups flour and 1/2 tsp. soda and 2 tsp. baking powder. Set it aside.
• In a separate bowl beat ghee and sugar till light and creamy and add 1 tsp. cardamom powder. Mix well.
• Now fold in flour and knead well with your hands and you can also knead it with the help of kneading machine. The dough should be soft.
• Form dough into small rounds, arrange on a greased baking tray, and make a little dent in center with your thumb. Apply beaten egg yolk in that dent. Put chopped almonds and pistachios in center.
• Bake in a moderate oven 150 degree C or No. 3 for15- 20 minutes.

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Reviews & Comments (30)

Robina bilal - ISlamabad Nov 18, 2015
Dear shorten g, Love all of ur receipts and let u know after trying this one. I have another nan khatai receipe with other ingredients like Maida, semolina, basen instead of all maida. Will try that too,
iraj fatima - faisalabad Oct 19, 2015
feeling pleasure to find a unique recipe with so easy method its like bakery style
Abeera Khan - Lahore Sep 30, 2015
Style of cooking is nearly as the any of Pakistan's best bakery and the taste is little bit different any way i think its not a small deal of tasting the international dishes now at your home..
Alizah Naveed - Karachi Sep 19, 2015
Chef i like you and your all yummy recipes. I have made some of your recipes and they were matchless. I always follow only your recipes and I will also make these nana katai like any bakery. thanks
Horiya Najmi - Islamabad Sep 11, 2015
I cooked many times but without touch of bakery flavor, this will be the very first time that i will cook it by following your method, thanks for giving the ideal dishes and please also share more of the dishes


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