Nan Khatai | Indian Biscuit

Recently our second bundle of joy has arrived on Nov 1st, 2011 and we named her as HariniI was recovering and enjoying with my daughter & going through sleepless nights. Our elder daughter is very excited to play and enjoy with her. Will be updating my blog regularly whenever i find some time.  I thank all my readers for the support and encouragement.
I Wish all my readers, friends and my family a very Happy New Year 2012 !!!
Celebrating this new year with these yummy cookies and here is the recipe ....
Nan Khatai is an Indian biscuit (cookie) where Nan means 'Bread' and Khat means 'Six' main ingredients flour, sugar, butter or ghee, grain, cardamon and nuts. These cookies are very delicious and yummy ......
Cooking Time 45 min
Serves 8-10 Persons

Ingredients:
(Makes around 18-22 Biscuits)
Maida
1 Cup
Sugar
1/2 Cup
Butter (Unsalted)
1/2 Cup
Sooji
1/2 Tbsp
Cardamon Pwd
1/2 Tsp
Baking soda
1 Pinch
Salt
1 Pinch
Cashews (Sliced)
10-15
Almonds (Sliced)
10-15

Process:

  • Take a wide bowl, cream the sugar, butter until it turns fluffy.
  • After it turns fluffy add sooji, baking soda, salt & Cardomon pwd and mix well.
  • Now add maida and sliced nuts little by little to make a smooth dough.
  • Make small balls from the dough.
  • Arrange the balls on a greased baking sheet and press them little on each ball.
  • Bake them at 375 degrees for 10 min.
  • Take out and let them cool completely in the same sheet.
  • Now remove them & store into an air-tight container.

30 comments:

  1. Yummy nan khatais...
    Wishing you and your family a Happy New Year

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  2. Delicious cookies,looks so crispy.
    Wishing you very happy 2012.

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  3. Crisp and yummy cookies looks delicious.Wishing you and your family a wonderful new year 2012.

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  4. Hi Kalyani,Wishing you and your family a very happy and prosperous New Year :)

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  5. Congrats Kalyani and Happy New year too. nan khatai is simply superb.

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  6. Happy New Year! Congratulations on your new bundle of joy.

    Cookies look amazingly delicious. Thanks for sharing.

    Velva

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  7. Delicious nankatais.Congratulations and a very happy 2012.

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  8. Happy New Year Kalyani n that's really a happy news..congrats n enjoy parenthood,harini very sweet name..liked it :)
    Nankhatai looks perfect yummy!!!

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  9. Look delicious. Happy new year.Congrats on ur new arrival

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  10. Congrats on your New bundle of Joy Kalyani..
    Wishing you and family a great New Year 2012!!!!

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  11. Congratulations on arrival of your little princess and Happy New Year! This looks fabulous...

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  12. Nankahatai looks delicious. Wishing you and family a Happy and Prosperous New Year.

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  13. Delish and mouthwatering Besan Cookies Dear.Happy and delish 2012!

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  14. COngrats Kalyani..Hope Harini is fine :)..delicious Nankhatais..Wishing you and your family a very Happy New Year :)

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  15. Such a great news! Love and hugs to lil Harini :) I love nan khatai but had no idea about how the name came into place with 6 ingredients. Thanks for sharing ! Happy New Year to you too!

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  16. Wish you and your family a very Happy New Year.
    Biscuit looks crispy, crunchy, yummy and perfect.

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  17. delicious looking cookies
    happy new year to you and family

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  18. delicious nankhatai..
    Wishing a happy 2012!!
    Erivum Puliyum

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  19. Thanks everyone for the wonderful comments ....

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  20. Hey Kalyani Congrats for the new member Harini and lots of kises to her.I know its little though for sleep and work but all disappears when they laugh .We cant buy that laugh.I hope u had a Happy New Year with ur family.

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  21. Happy new year to u and your family too! the nankhatai look great!

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  22. looks absolutely sensational & awesome dear..
    wishing you & yours a very happy new year..:)
    Tasty Appetite

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  23. perfectly done..thanks for linking with my event

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  24. looks perfect and yummy too :) Thanks for linking it to Bake Fest dear !


    Kalyani
    Sizzling Tastebuds
    Event : Pickles & Preserves Fest + Giveaway

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  25. Hi Kalyani,

    Looks Delicious !!!

    Neat presentation:))

    Keep on Dear ..

    www.southindiafoodrecipes.blogspot.in

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  26. Looks so delicious n Perfect..Nice one.. Thanks Linking @ "Let's Party - Go Bake It":)
    Ongoing event
    "Let's Party-Go Bake It"

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