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I baked these yesterday and it was so tasty and its aroma was so good. Shireen apa told that first of all you have to melt the ghee and then freeze it and then use it for this recipe. I didn’t use almonds and pistachios but I recommend all of you to use it.

nan khatai

Ingredients Of Naan Khatai

  • 7tbsp ghee
  • 12 tbsp. caster sugar
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. cardamom powder
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tbsp. chopped almonds
  • 2 tbsp. chopped pistachios

Method Of Nan Khatai

  • Preheat oven at 180 c.
  • Sieve 3 cups flour and 1/2 tsp. soda and 2 tsp. baking powder. Set it aside.
  • In a separate bowl beat  ghee and  sugar till light and creamy and add 1 tsp. cardamom powder. Mix well.
  • Now fold in flour and  knead well with your hands and you can also knead it with the help of kneading machine. The dough should be soft.
  • Form dough into small rounds, arrange on a greased baking tray, and  make a little dent in center with your thumb. Apply beaten egg yolk in that dent. Put chopped almonds and pistachios in center.
  • Bake in a moderate oven 150 degree C or No. 3 for15- 20 minutes.


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    • Neel May 27, 2011, 6:26 pm

      Do share your result

  • Nudrat Aleem September 21, 2014, 2:23 pm

    Which flour? Maida or aata??

  • Nudrat Aleem September 22, 2014, 3:22 am


  • Nudrat Aleem October 3, 2014, 11:34 pm

    What about temp in Farenheit?