Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Nan Khatai-Indian Cookies




Recipe source: Shab's Cuisine
All purpose flour-1 cup
Ghee-1/2 cup
Sugar-1/2 cup
Salt a pinch
Cardamon powder-1/4 tsp
Cashew nuts- 2 tbsp(chopped)
Pistachios for garnish(chopped)




Method of Preparation:
1. Sift all purpose flour, cardamon powder and salt,  set aside.Grind sugar to smooth powder using a grinder.
2. Cream ghee and powdered sugar until creamy.
3. Mix flour little by little with creamy mixture using a spoon.
4. Add chopped nuts to the mixture and mix together with hand.
5. Make balls using the dough and place them in a baking sheet with baking paper spaced apart.Softly press the balls and place the pista on top with a gentle press.
6. Bake for 15 min at 350 F.The cookies doesn't have to color.



Notes:
1. You can use dalda(veg shortening) instead of ghee.
2. Nuts can be replaced or removed.

Sending this to Srivalli's Cookie Mela and  Fav Cookie Recipe by Zesty South Indian Kitchen

39 comments:

  1. we make nan khatai like this looks wonderful

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  2. Nice cookies, clicks are attractive with the red background!

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  3. Nankhatai looks so cute and delicious..perfectly done..loved the neat presentation!

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  4. Crunchy and melt in the mouth cookies. Nice clicks

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  5. I love these cookies very much..looks absolutely delicious

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  6. love the cookies and looks tasty too :)

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  7. Lovely cookies dear..let me also try it soon!

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  8. wow nankhatai luks yummm...just perfect !

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  9. Delicious cookies and beautiful clicks

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  10. wow.. excellent presentation..

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  11. Looks very perfect and delicious.

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  12. perfect looking Nankhatai.. nice and soft.. your photographs are always awesome -:)

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  13. mouthwatering nankhattais and neat pictures

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  14. My friend used to make this often. I have never tried them at home though. Looks perfect.

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  15. Rashmi,

    Nan Khatai looks delicious and perfect. Your clicks are beautiful. I have corrected the name of the link.

    I send you an e-mail regarding baking group, let me Know.

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  16. Wow my favorite cookies,kothiyavunnu

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  17. Looks good

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  18. What should I say...Ur pictures are simply breath taking... I am still learning to take photos... Keep up the good work. Naan kattai is my fav too. Made some two weeks back for my friends here.. will post my recipe too..see how terrible the photos are when i post it.

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  19. they look so perfect and excellent, u r so talented dear, awesome recipes and clicks :)

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  20. Like I used to make when I had my oven. And they are so delicious in their own way!

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  21. wow, it looks perfect and your photography is amazing!

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  22. today only I did Nankhatai and planning to post next week... yours looks lovely...

    Event: Dish Name Starts With N till August 31st
    Learning-to-cook

    Regards,
    Akila

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  23. Awesome cookies..Mom makes nan katais the same way...Had posted in my space a long time back :)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  24. Cookies look like they will melt in your mouth.Lovely clicks too.

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  25. nice biscuits and nice clicks

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  26. Looks very delicious...nice clicks too.

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  27. Awesome cookies.Also very very amazing photos.very cute :) Happy to follow you.New to your space.Do visit my blog http://tangymind.blogspot.com/ awaiting to hear comments from u and plz follow me dear. :)

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  28. Those cookies look like the perfect tea time snack! Love the presentation! great recipe :)

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  29. I love these! Looks fabulous & awesome clicks!

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  30. Hi Reshmi, lovely blog and pictures, must say creative... nice to see that you are part of the baking group :-) nice to meet u

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  31. look so delicious n perfectly done

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  32. They look so delicious n perfectly done

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  33. Looks absolutely delicious. Nice clicks.

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  34. Superb one.......

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