Monday, January 25, 2010

Nan Khatai Biscuit

Nan Khatai are eggless biscuit easy to make and very delicious to eat.They go great with tea.This recipe will make about 25 biscuits.

1/2 cup besan(gram flour)
1/3 cup suji
1/3 cup Maida(All purpose flour)
Pinch of Baking Powder
1/2 tsp Cardamom powder
1/2 cup unsalted butter
2/3 cup sugar(fine)
1 tbsp sliced almonds
1 tbsp sliced pistachios.

1.Mix Maida,suji,besan,baking powder and cardomom powder in a bowl.
2.Now take butter and whip it in bowl with electric hand blender or spoon in circular motion for 5 min.The butter used here should be soft at room temperature.
3.Now butter will become light and fluffy.Now add sugar and whip it again for 3-4 min.
4.Add flour mixture prepared in step 1 into this butter mixture and make a smooth dough.
5.Pre heat the oven at 375 degree fahrenheit.
6.Divide the mixture into 25 small smooth balls.
7.Take each ball and make tic tac toe or criss cross and press some almonds and pistachios on its surface.
8.Repeat the same for rest of the balls.
9.Grease the baking sheet and place these balls at 1 1/2 inch apart.
10.Bake it for 10-12 min.
11.Now take the baking sheet out and let the biscuits cool for 5 min.
12.Remove the biscuits from baking sheet and serve with hot cup of tea.
13.Enjoy the yummy nan khatai biscuits.


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