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Nankhatai-Indian styled eggless biscuits

Nankhatai- Indian style eggless biscuits

Nankhatai is the Indian style eggless biscuits which are melt in the mouth. Here is the very simple recipe with the step by step preparation to bake them.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
25 minutes for resting ghee and the dough 25 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Cookies
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3
Calories 252 kcal


  • Oven


  • 1/2 Cup All purpose flour
  • 1/4 Cup Powdered sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Ghee
  • 1 tsp Semolina
  • Pinch Baking soda
  • Pinch Salt
  • Pinch Cardamom powder


  • Keep the ghee in the refrigerator for 15 minutes
  • Mix the flour, baking soda, salt and semolina and keep aside.
  • Cream powdered sugar and ghee together till creamy
  • Next mix the ghee mixture with the flour mixture.
  • Knead the dough for few minutes so that it comes together. Rest it for 10 minutes


  • Pinch small balls and flatten them a little and place them on a tray lined with baking sheet. Make sure each is placed with some space between them.
  • Bake the nankhatai for 15 minutes and until it starts to brown.
  • Transfer the tray to the cooling rack. After 10 minutes, take out the biscuits from the tray and transfer it directly on the cooling rack. Let it cool completely.
  • Store them in an airtight container


Calories: 252kcalCarbohydrates: 27gProtein: 2gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 38mgSodium: 1mgPotassium: 22mgFiber: 1gSugar: 10gIron: 1mg
Keyword Indian style eggless biscuits, Nankhatai
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