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Nankhatai is an authentic Indian sweet and savory eggless cookie that can be easily prepared at home.

About Recipe

Maida flour methai, Maida flour inippu, Maida flour Misti

How to make Nankathai

(37 ratings)
49 reviews so far
Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
30 mins
Total time
40 mins
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Maida flour
Servings : 2 persons
Published date : March 14, 2019

Ingredients used in Nankathai
• Pistachios - as required.
• Almonds - as required.
• Cardamom powder - 3 number.
• Curd - 2 tea spoon.
• Cocopowder - 1 tea spoon.
• Baking soda - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Baking powder - 1 tea spoon.
• Sugar - 75 grams.
• Butter - 50 grams.
• Maida / all purpose flour - 175 grams.
• Salt - pinch.
• Semolina - 25 grams.
• Vanila essence - 1 tea spoon.
  • Take a bowl add maida, baking powder, baking soda, cardamom powder, mix well.
  • In another bowl, add butter, sugar beat well till fluffy then add the maida mixture, mix well.
  • Now even add 1 tablespoon of curd, make a dough then divide into small rounds or shapes and place almonds on top.
  • Heat the oven at 180-degree centigrade, bake for about 15-18 minutes until light brown in color.
  • Another variation,add maida, baking powder, semolina, soda, salt, mix well.
  • Beat butter and sugar in a bowl till fluffy then add vanilla essence to it, mix well.
  • To it, even add maida mixture, make a dough, add curd.
  • Divide into 2 parts in one part, add coco powder, mix well and make into different shapes.
  • bake this too at 180-degree centigrade for about 15-18 minutes.

DeliciousNankathai is now ready to serve.

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SouthernSky Posted on Sat Jul 04 2009

wow what a beauties

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ranjani78 Posted on Sat Jul 04 2009

Looks yummy...will try immediately

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potbottle Posted on Sat Jul 04 2009

Your videos are always nice! Thank you!

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Tushar Gupta Posted on Sat Jul 04 2009

Chef I always get jealous when you eat your own food in front of camera All your dishes are incredibly appealing to eyes and great in Taste You are one of my favorite chef Great Recipe Chef Thank you so much

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251rishi49 Posted on Sat Jul 04 2009

Looks very nice, I love cookies...will try immediately!!!!!!!!!!!

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98382789 Posted on Sat Jul 04 2009

how did you do the spirals????

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Esunshine hope Posted on Sat Jul 04 2009

these look sooooooo good thanks

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Priyanka Sharma Posted on Sat Jul 04 2009

looking delicious..... my kids will surely like the choclate ones U r as usual amazing Sanjay Your recepies always rocks at my home Thnks again for showing an inspiring recepie

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Lokeah Posted on Sat Jul 04 2009

these look good :D thx for the recipe! you seriously inspire me to cook :)

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rajarova Posted on Sat Jul 04 2009

Is it 50 gms or 75 gms of butter, the recipe on the webpage says 75 gm butter, but the chef says 50 gms. can anyone clarify, whoever tried out the recipe.

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skankingloser Posted on Sat Jul 04 2009

i think he did that by flattening the dough into a big size like a pizza dough, then put the chocolate dough on top of the white dough. then roll them up and cut it verticaly. that's how my mom did :)

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Gaobdgao Posted on Sun Jul 05 2009

man i want to see how you make kheer mohn...

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