Monday, September 16, 2013

Nan Khatai - Indian Eggless Cookies


Nan Khatai, the Indian eggless cookie is a perfect treat for any occasion. I saw this recipe going around in many blogs & was just waiting for the perfect moment to make them. 
This is one of those recipes, which requires very few ingredients & can just get a perfect cookie. There are many variations for this recipe that I have come across & I tried the simple one as a beginner. 


Yields : 8 Nan Khatai's 
Ingredients
½ Cup All-purpose flour
1/4 Cup ghee/butter
¼ Cup powdered sugar (Adjust Acc.)
½ Tsp. cardmon powder
Crushed pista & almonds for garnish


- Preheat oven @ 200 degrees. Layer your baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Take all the ingredients other than garnishing ones. Mix them well to a round dough.


- As shown above make little balls as shown above. They make 8 to 9 balls.
- Pat the ball into a flat round & roll it in pistachio & almond mixture & place it on the baking sheet.
- Repeat same with rest of the balls. 


- Bake them @ 200 degrees for 20 mins.
- Remove them from oven & allow them to cool for 10mins on wire rack before you serve. 


Serve with tea, coffee & milk.

Note: 
- Add another 2 Tbs.butter if needed.
- Garnish the cookies as you wish.
- Don't over bake them for more then the time needed. They become hard on the outside. ( Own experience) 
- Once you have rolled the dough check if you need to do any sugar adjustments. 

26 comments:

  1. wow perfectly made nankhatai dear :) looks super delicious and love the way you have sprinkled chopped nuts on top!!

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  2. Omg ! Those nan kaphatais looks wonderful ! Lovely presentation ...

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  3. wish could pick some from the screen..they look mind blowing..love those nuts on top!!

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  4. Awesome clicks and looks so crisp.Love the garnish :)

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  5. I am big big fan of these nankhatais...can't stop at one...Lovely nuts of top too

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  6. wow... this looks so crunchy... feel like taking some off the screen...

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  7. Love the way u coated those cookies dough with nuts, that makes a beautiful n nutty crust, gorgeous and scrumptious cookies.

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  8. looks perfect.. nice tempting nankhatais

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  9. The topping looks stunning!..should try them next time..

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  10. oh my my loving the cookies o tempting they are.yummy.

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  11. Looks so perfect... will love it with milk

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  12. Love the buttery, crunchy cookies with that nut decoration.

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  13. Looks perfect and as usual awesome snaps...

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  14. Ahhh so tempting.. would love to gobble a few pieces now!!!

    Sowmya

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  15. Ahhh So tempting!!! this looks so delicious and very tempting!!

    Sowmya

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  16. love the recipe, and addition of nuts on the top.

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  17. Love these cookies! Beautifully presented!

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  18. Love the nuts on the cookies...awesome!!!

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  19. Attractive indian nankhatai recipe present here. Like everyone I love this traditional Indian cookie.Your posted nankhatai is a perfect tea-time snack.

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  20. Beautiful nankhatai clicks. Beautifully made.

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