Special Naan Khatai

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - all purpose flour (maida)
  • 1 cup - shortening
  • 1 cup - sugar
  • 1 tsp - baking powder
  • Cashew nuts
  • Almonds
  • Pistachio

How to Make Special Naan Khatai

  • Sieve all purpose flour with baking powder and keep it aside.
  • Mix shortening and sugar in a container. Mix it very well with hand or with the hand mixer until it becomes lighter in weight and the sugar is mixed with shortening.
  • Add this mixture with all purpose flour and make a smooth dough (if needed add water).
  • Make small round rolls with dough.
  • Put rolls between your palms and apply very light pressure on it.
  • Sprinkle some chopped dry nuts on top of it.
  • For baking:
  • Pre-heat the oven at 350 F.
  • Cover the baking tray with aluminium foil.
  • Apply some butter on the foil.
  • Place rolls on it leaving some space between them.
  • Bake it for 20-30 mins.
  • Turn off the heat and cool the naan khatai on cooling tray.
  • Serve hot or at room temperature depending upon the taste.
  • Note: Dough may be made hours ahead, and stored in room temperature.
  • Instead of shortening, you can use desk ghee or dada ghee.

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