Nan khatai is an Indian version of eggless cookies which made with combination of plain flour, gram flour and semolina. After that dry ingredients fold with melted ghee to prepare smooth dough. Semolina is completely optional but it gives crisp texture to cookies. So, strongly recommend you to add semolina and ghee in these cookies. It’s a wonderful treat for kids and adults both to serve with tea or coffee all time. Melted ghee gives amazing aroma to these cookies which makes tastier. These days Nan khatai- Indian buttery cookies are available in every common bakery shop.
Preparation Time: 18 Minutes
Baking Time: 12 Minutes
1 Cup APF/ Maida
1/3 Cup Semolina
1/2 Cup Gram Flour
1 Tsp. Baking Powder
1 Tsp. Cardamom Powder
1 Cup Powdered Sugar
1 Cup Melted Ghee/ Clarifying Butter
Preheat the oven for 15 minutes on 200 degree Celsius in baking mode.
Sieve the maida, gram flour, semolina and baking powder together twice times.
Mix powdered sugar and cardamom powder with flour.
Add melted ghee and make smooth dough.
Divide the dough into equal portions and give them round flatten shape.
Place the each piece on greased baking tray.
Place the baking tray in oven and bake it for 10 minutes at 180 degree cel.
Remove the tray with carefully and keep aside to cool at room temp.
Serve fresh Nan khatai with tea or coffee.
You can store the Nan khatai in airtight jar for one month.
You can add nuts too for more crunchy taste.
Adjust the oven temperature according to your microwave or oven setting.