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Nankatai Recipe

Nankatai is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Wednesday, 29 March, 2017
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 1/2 kg - All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 kg - Ghee
  • 1/4 kg - Sugar
  • Cardamom powder
  • Pistachios for decoration
  • How to Make Nankatai:

    1. Sieve all-purpose flour twice. Mix ghee and sugar.
    2. Beat well (on low speed) or mix with hands until sugar dissolves completely.
    3. Add flour alternately mixing with hands. Knead well to form a smooth dough.
    4. Make small balls of this dough and flatten them. Decorate each flattened ball with pistachio on top. (Use milk to stick the pistachios.)
    5. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F
    6. Place all the cookies on an ungreased baking sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes or until they turn off-white.
    7. Cool and store the cookies in airtight container.


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