Recipe by
Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

Take a look at more Dessert Recipes. You may also want to try Healthy Besan ladoo with nuts, Best Soya Gujiya in Hindi, Easy Suji Nariyal Ladoo in Hindi

Rate This Recipe


  • 1 cup - shortening
  • 1 cup - powdered Sugar
  • 2 cups - all purpose flour
  • A pinch of Nutmeg powder
  • 1/4 tsp -cardamom powder
  • 5-6 tbsp - Pista powder (optional)

How to Make Nankathai

  • Mix the shortening and powdered sugar.
  • Gently add the flour, cardamom, nutmeg, and pista powder
  • Make into small balls.
  • Keep on a baking sheet 2 inches apart and bake at 300 degrees F for about 20-30 mins or till done.