Khasta Nan Khatai Recipe

Nan Khatai
Nan Khatai Recipe

Nankhatai. It is a very popular Indian biscuit (cookie). It’s so easy to make at home, with only handful of ingredients,
And it just melts in your mouth!


  • 1 cup all purpose flour or maida
  • 1/2 cup besan
  • 2 1/2 tbs sooji or semolina
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup desi ghee slightly melted
  • 12 cup  powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • Chopped pistachios to garnish
  • chopped almonds to garnish


In a bowl add Maida ,Besan ,Sooji, powdered sugar,cardamom powder and salt and mix well.
Pour in the ghee and gently mix to make a dough.
Go not mix the dough for long
Shape into small balls
Chop nuts and keep aside
Take a small dough of mix and gently press over chopped nuts
Place these cookies over parchment baking sheet

Preheat the oven or OTG for about 15-20 mins.
Bake the cookies at 180degree C for 15 -18 mins
Check the cookies
If the bottom is browned ,then Nankhatai are ready.
It will harden as it cools.
Serve with hot cup
of chai
Enjoy your yummy Nankhatai!


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