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Nankhatai Recipe – Easy Eggless Nan khatai Biscuit | Indian Cookies | Indian Bakery Recipes

Nankhatai, is a traditional Indian biscuit. These shortbread style eggless cookies is crunchy & crumbly with a sensational aroma of cardamom. Made in numerous ways, to name a few – Maida, Besan, Atta, and nankhatais with dahi.. Here is the beginning of my Bakery Style Recipes, stay tuned for authentic bakery style recipes. For now, make these biscuits and gift to your loved ones this festive season! 🙂

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Recipe :
Ingredients :
130g / 1 cup – Maida / Plain Flour
60g / ½ cup – Besan / Gram Flour
30g / 2 ½ tbsp. – Suji / Semolina
80g / ½ cup – Powder sugar / Boora / Tagar
1 pinch – Salt
1 pinch – Cardamom Powder
115g / ½ cup – Ghee / Slightly Melted Butter
Pistachios & Almonds to Top

Method :
• In a bowl, add in the maida, besan, suji, powder sugar, salt & cardamom powder and mix well.
• Pour in the ghee and form into a dough. Divide into 18 portions.
• Shape into round peda like shape & place in a baking tray, top with nuts.
• Bake in a preheated oven for 15 mins at 150 Degree C in convection mode / 18 mins @ 160 C in OTG with both rods on / low flame in idli cooker for 17-18 mins.
• Best served with a hot cup of chai. Enjoy 

• Make sure dough is formed and has a consistency as shown in video, you can add more ghee if required.
• Milk powder can be used to enhance the richness.
• 2 tbsp of ghee can be replaced with dahi if desired
• Can be baked without oven in a idli cooker, in idli plates. Preheat cooker with 1 1/2 cups of salt, once hot, place the idli plates and bake for 18 mins.

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  1. pls make a video on dahi ke sholey or kebab

  2. u luk thin i m thinking that u r on dieting

  3. This is a full proof recipe. I tried it today and it turned out just perfect. Everyone loved it in my house. Thank you so much for sharing. And yes Yaman more of biscuits and cookies recipes please.

  4. milk powder is also needed?

  5. This is great. I was looking for a foolproof recipe to make treats for Halloween. Nankhatais coming up!

  6. thank you so much for a reply yaman.. earlier i was telling my friend that IV one goblu cute chef very enthusiastic about cooking you all should know.. if anyone asks recipe i just share your link.. cooking shooking is the name you remember.. any time welcome to Mumbai i will bake oats n dates cake.. and i bet you will not stop.. we are in to films.. and i am addicted to films n food..

  7. can we make it in microwave?

  8. please give a recipe for PAVLOVA . thanx

  9. thanx a lot yaman so will u suggest an OTG . which one is d best mainly for baking.

  10. hi yams.keep d gr8 recipes rolling.

  11. And yes chef please show shortbread recipes too please

  12. Yes chef please please show various types of biscuits that sells in Indian bakery please and thank you for this easy recipe im just gonna make it right now thanks nd will be waiting for more biscuits recipe 😋👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

  13. Hello sir, thank you for delicious recipes. Can you please share Granola bar recipe?

  14. yes yaman i would love to learn fruit buscuits that we get here in hyderabad. pls make a video on it. plsss

  15. Please make a video about ovens .which type of oven is good to have at homes esp for baking ?

  16. yes, definitely want to learn more cookies kid loves all types of cookies.. instead of market brought want to give him Biggggg YESS

  17. I have an otg, want to know which mode should I bake the cookies

  18. we don't need to add baking soda or baking powder?!
    without them how do it rise?

  19. wonderfull recipe 😍 thankyou and yess yesss more cookies please

  20. Chef you are great.Your method of teaching the difficult procedure in simple way is good.God bless.

  21. These look great. Thank you for making them plant based.

  22. choco chips cookies please

  23. Thanks man! And yes, it would be great if you could give more recipes for cookies/biscuits/any baked goods. :)

  24. can I skip besan and use only sooji and maida

  25. Can I use melted butter instead of ghee?

  26. so so beautiful …friend…. i want a oven for nanakhatai , biscuits, cake , grill and toast … which one should i buy ?

  27. chef, i want to know about all melting moments cookies, chand buiscuit n osmania , also oats n wheat something will be so good.. n let us know if they will be crispy or chewy.. and ya you have lost weight,,. looking so good… and from your first recipe to now.. i can see your kitchen n you have upgraded really better way.. so many like ur style n cuz you give all details about it.. nothing hiding,.. superb.. .. this is with ghee n so easy, means no baking powder at all.. how longer they all can be outside.,. im from mumbai n its humid all the time here…

  28. plz make more cookies…

  29. I tried this recipe.. Naan khatai came out perfect.. I also added lit bit baking powder in it
    Thanks Chef

  30. and yes I want to learn fruit biscuits n various types of cookies..

  31. nice n easy…what is the measurement of milk powder??

  32. hi yaman these r looking delicious. can u suggest which kind of oven is best for baking .OTG or d halogen oven will also work d same please suggest asap as I have to bye one.& yes can I bake Pavlova and CROISSANT in halogen oven too . thanx and regards

  33. can i use aata instead of maida

  34. I ve heard that the biscuits from Hyderabad so if you could please share some recipes would apreciate that .

  35. yeah! please show some coffee flavored cookies.. my son loves them….also kindly show how to perfectly chop those almonds

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