Nan Khatai Recipe (By Shireen Anwar)

I baked this nan khatai 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.

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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 until 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 a center with your thumb. Apply beaten egg yolk in that dent. Put chopped almonds and pistachios in the center.
  • Bake in a moderate oven 150 degrees C or No. 3 for15- 20 minutes.

15 thoughts on “Nan Khatai Recipe (By Shireen Anwar)”

  1. Your website is very informative and i enjoyed reading the miscellaneous posts. I hope to cook the recipes mentioned here. Thanks.

  2. Are u sure u even wrote the recipe correct? 3cups flour with only that much ghee??? Obviously it wont form a dough ?

    1. I made it with this recipe so many times and result is always perfect.when u will mix ghee and sugar it will become more in quantity and then u add it in flour…and in end if ur dough is still hard then u can add little milk….and take 7 tbsp of ghee with measuring spoon….try it and u will see

        1. Another recipe states 1 cup flour with half cup ghee, i guess i’ll have to triple the recipe now ?

          1. ohhh I don’t know what went wrong but I always use this recipe…its shireen anwar recipe and I always use her recipes for baking caz it gives perfect result always…above picture of nan khatai is also original which I made with this recipe….did u use measuring cups??? measurement should b accurate. 3 cups flour with measuring cups is not too much. ok now u add some milk and melted ghee in dough…it will help

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