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Thursday, July 8, 2010

Naan Khatai

I think we all are aware of Naan khatai ,these sweet biscuits with butter and cardamom are divine.First of all these are eggless biscuits and tasty too.I was looking for traditional naan khatai recipe since so long and I found it in Manjulas kitchen .com .I followed her recipe as it is and it turned out awesome ,my whole kitchen filled with sweet aroma of butter and cardamom .I am giving written recipe here but if you want you can check out the video at Manjulas


  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup fine  semolina
  • 1/2 cup gram flour
  • Pinch of baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon green cardamom seeds 
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (at room temperature)
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp almond silvers


1-Mix all purpose flour,gram flour,semolina ,baking powder and cardamom seeds (reserve some ) and set aside.

2-Beat sugar and butter in a bowl till creamy and light.

3-Preheat the oven at 375 degrees F.

4-Add flour mixer and sugar  mixer together and knead it gently to form a dough.

5-Grease the baking tray with little butter.

6-Divide the dough into equal size and garnish them with cardamom seeds and almond silvers.(press garnishing  a little bit so that it will stick)

7-Bake them in preheated oven for about 15-16 minutes (check every minute after 10 minutes) till lightly golden brown.

8-Let them cool down and enjoy...............


Priya said...

Beautiful cookies, looks prefect..

Divya Vikram said...

Looks delicious and a perfect snack with tea :)

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

great outcome dear !!!

Suman Singh said...

WOW..cookies looks perfect..feel like grabbing that from the screen.

Priti said...

Looks so yum...n perfect..