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Author vahchef Yield No Value
Published Jul 3, 2009 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Desserts/Sweets Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Other Standing Time 1 hour
Description: Biscuits made with maida,butter,sugar.Nankhatai are a type of Indian baked tea biscuit. They are mostly flavoured with some of the usual ingredients like – green cardamom, saffron, ground mac.

Recipe of Nankathai

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Pista as needed
Almonds as needed
Cardamom Powder 3 Numbers
Curd 2 Teaspoons
Cocopowder 1 Teaspoons
Baking Soda 1/4 Teaspoons
Baking Powder 1/2 Teaspoons
Sugar 75 / 75 Grams
Butter 50 / 50 Grams
Maida ( All Purpose Flour) 100/75 gms Grams
Salt pinch
Semolina 25 grms Grams


  1. Take a bowl add maida,baking powder,soda,cardamon powder mix well.
  2. In another bowl add butter sugar beat well till fluffy then add the maida mixture mix well.
  3. now add curd and make a dough and divide into small rounds or shapes and place almonds on top.Heat the oven at 150 dgr  bake till light brown in colour.Another variation add maida, baking powder, semolina, soda, salt, mix well.Beat butter sugar till fluffy then add vinella esance mix well now add maida mixture make a dough add curd.
  4. Divide into 2 parts in one part add coco powder mix well and make into different shapes. 
Posted Jul 3, 2009

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sri Jul 25, 2012
U Are Amazing. We like your recipe so much. Thank you for your wonderful and easy made recipes.

Pratima May 7, 2012
Vanilla essence not listed in ingredients.Pl do add it .Now I am going to try it looks tempting.

shalini madan Sep 1, 2011
lovely receipe, tried and loved it . thanks a ton

krutika Apr 18, 2011
Hi Sanjay
Thanks for ur easy & wonderful recipes, I every time follow ur tips. my friends also use vah side.


Ramani Jan 21, 2011
Thanks for helping us in making cooking easy and tasty...I am looking for some traditional andhra recipes like Kaaja, Sojji appam, appam, gavvalu n gulabilu etc etc....pls show us making of us these traditional andhra sweets

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