Whole Wheat NanKhatai | Nankhatai Indian Cookies

Nan Khatai is best eggless indian cookies that are light, crunchy and delicious. Adding cardamom and pistachios makes these cookies really aromatic and crunchy. Nankhataiis a perfect homemade cookie for an evening snack along with hot tea. Its eggless and also quick to make. 





Preparation and Yield:
Preparation time5 mins
Cooking Time20 mins
Servings2
Recipe CategoryMain
Recipe CuisineSouth Indian
Whole Wheat NanKhatai | Nankhatai Indian Cookies
Whole Wheat NanKhatai | Nankhatai Indian Cookies 

Ingredients:
Wheat Flour1/2 Cup*
Maida (All Purpose Flour)1/2 Cup
Semolina (Sooji)2 Tablespoon
Powdered Sugar1/3 Cup
Butter at Room Temperature1 Stick / 1/2 Cup
Salta Pinch
Baking Powder1/2 teaspoon
Cardamom Powder 1/4 teaspoon
Pistachios1 Tablespoon

*1 Cup = 250ml


Whole Wheat NanKhatai | Nankhatai Indian Cookies
Whole Wheat NanKhatai | Nankhatai Indian Cookies 

Method:
  1. Pre-heat the Oven at 350 degrees F
  2. Coarsely grind the pistachios and keep it aside
  3. In a mixing bowl, add wheat flour, maida semolina, salt, baking powder and give a good mix
  4. In another mixing bowl, take the butter and powdered sugar. Using a electric whisk or normal whisk, beat the butter and sugar till they are creamy
  5. Add the dry ingredients and fold them together. Add cardamom powder and using the hand mix everything nicely and make it like a dough
  6. Make small balls out of the cookie dough and place it in a baking tray lined with parchment paper
  7. Using a bread knife, make a cross in each cookie and put a pinch of coarsely ground pistachios in each cookie
  8. Place the baking tray in the middle rack of the oven and bake it for 20-22 minutes. Keep a watch on the cookie around 18 minutes to make sure the cookies are not overbaked or burnt
  9. When the cookies are nicely golden brown, switch off the oven. Take out the tray and place it in a cooling rack and allow the cookies to cool down completely
  10. Delicious and crunchy Whole Wheat Nankhatai is ready! Store the cookies in air-tight container and enjoy with hot tea / coffee
Whole Wheat NanKhatai | Nankhatai Indian Cookies
Whole Wheat NanKhatai | Nankhatai Indian Cookies 

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Thank you for this recipe...is it possible to make this with only whole wheat flour and not use Maida?

yes we can use whole wheat flour fully but the texture will be different and also will not be so soft like maida cookies

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