Sep 17, 2013

Nan Khatai/ Indian Butter Cookies

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
Servings: 15
Category:  Cookies

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.

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  1. wow perfectly made nan khatai :) looks super yummy dear !! tempting me !!

  2. They have turned out well. One of my favorite cookies.

  3. Yumm.. theose look like they'll melt in the mouth.. perfect.

  4. Perfectly baked nan khatais ! Looks yummy..

  5. these look so has been years since i baked have reminded me to make some!

  6. Its in my to do list for long ! looking good and tempting too

  7. Very addictive nankattais,love to munch anytime.

  8. Wonderful and delecious nankhatai yaar, like the addition of suji here

  9. Looks like somebody is full on baking!..looks great preeti..

  10. looks wonderfully soft and delicious

  11. nice recipe I like it very much never tried it at home got to try it.

  12. This is my husband's all time favorite!

  13. i personally love nankhatai's , very well made and love the step by step

  14. Perfect looking nanakhatais Preeti. They look so inviting...

  15. perfectly baked nan khattai!!! looks so delicious!!


  16. All time favourite with chai. Look delicious.

  17. Perfect looking Nan Khatai..Love them..

  18. I'm real fan of cookies but nankhatai is favorite one.It's my tea time cookies.
    best nankhatai recipe


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