Naankhatai Recipe

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How to make Naankhatai
  • Chef: Rahul Kumar- Pastry Sous-Chef Courtyard by Marriott - Bangalore
  • Recipe Servings: 20
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Naankhatai or Indian shortbread cookies are crunchy, sweet and delicious blend of sugar and flour. Just the perfect tea-time snack you would ever binge on, Naankhatai is a very popular cookie in India as well as Pakistan where it is also known as Kulcha-e-Khataye. This recipe here is a very easy version with minimal of ingredients for an easy and quick baking.

Ingredients of Naankhatai

  • 500 Gram Ghee
  • 500 Gram Fat
  • 1 Kg Icing sugar
  • 750 Gram Wheat flour
  • 250 Gram Gram flour
  • 10 Gram Cardamom powder

How to Make Naankhatai

  • 1.Cream Ghee, fat and ice sugar in a bowl.
  • 2.Fold with whole wheat flour, gram flour and cardamom powder.
  • 3.Roll into individual 18 grams balls and place it on the baking tray.
  • 4.Bake it at 180°C for 18 minutes.
  • 5.Cool down on a rack.
Key Ingredients: Ghee, Fat, Icing sugar, Wheat flour, Gram flour, Cardamom powder