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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 500 gms - maida
  • 1/2 lb - butter or margarine or ghee
  • 1/2 lb - fine sugar
  • 1 tsp - baking powder
  • A little Vanilla Essence or Elaichi powder

How to Make Nankaties

  • Cream the butter with either a wooden spoon or fingers for a long time, in a circular motion, till it becomes light and frothy.
  • Add sugar after that, a handful at a time, and go on creaming till the sugar has melted.
  • When all the sugar is properly mixed with the butter, add the flour a tsp at a time till all is mixed.
  • Form balls, press and place it on a baking tray an inch distance apart.
  • Bake for approx. 12 minutes in the oven under 350 degrees F (keep checking to see that it doesn't burn).