NaanKhatai!! (Indian Shortbread) is the very famous cookies in India. This is the easiest and best cookies to be made in no time and with minimum ingredients. These cookies can be made with gram flour and rawa or even only with maida. Even this naankhatai can be made on cook-top for that recipe may be you have to wait for my next post.. This is a beginner recipe with only few basic ingredients which I believe every house will have it. This cookies can be stored in a airtight container for a week and you enjoy with hot cup tea... Naankhatai can be a great idea for gifting during Diwali or Holi..Do try this recipe and let me know.
3/4 cup maida(all purpose flour)
1/4 cup gram flour(besan)
1/2 ghee (clarified butter)
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp cardamom powder.
Pre-heat oven at 180c for 10 minutes.
In a mixing bowl add maida, besan, sugar, baking powder and cardamom powder and mixing them well. Then by adding little by little ghee, knead a cookie dough. Then divide a dough into 18 equal sized portion. Take a each ball and press in between your palm to give a cookie shape.
Now place the cookies on to greased baking tray and bake them for 12 to 15 minutes at 180c.
Then cool them on to a wire rack and once completely cooled. Store them into a airtight container.
Serve with hot cup tea or warm milk..