Nan khatai one of our childhood favourite, shortbread like cookies made with ghee (Indian clarified butter) and flavored with cardamom that just melts in mouth and start craving more 😄
I always want to bake them and finally when we got our microwave tried my hands on my favourite item.
sharing easy recipe.
1 + 3/4 cup Whole-wheat flour / all purpose flour / maida
1 cup Ghee ( Indian clarified butter )
3/4 cup powdered sugar (you can use more I prefer less sweet)
1/2 cup Chickpea flour/ besan
1 Tsp cardamom powder
1/8 Tsp Baking soda
Pinch of salt
Almonds for garnishing
Shift wheat flour , chickpea flour , salt and baking soda in a bowl .
Add powdered sugar to clarified butter (ghee) and whisk well until it becomes light and fluffy.
Add dry ingredients to whisked ghee and sugar and fold gently, the mixture would form a soft dough.
Now divide the dough into small parts and make rounds.
Press the balls gently and garnish with Almond pieces.
now place the balls in a tray and refrigerate for 25-30 minutes.
Meanwhile pre heat your microwave/ oven 170 degrees C
Place the balls on greased baking tray on a parchment paper.
Bake it for 15-20 minutes until it turns light brown, keep watching as it can burn fast, check base for burning.
Let them cool on wire rack and store in air tight container.
Now my girl is grown up from baby to toddler and she loves munching on cookies and I am happy , she enjoys them and just make sure she had some healthy munching when mom Read more…