WHEAT FLOUR NANKHATAI (WITHOUT OVEN)

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Nan khatai , is a almost everyone’s favourite. There are many recipes which are of Maida or Besan or Sooji. I made from Wheat Flour. So HEALTH BHI TASTE BHI 🙂 🙂 

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Since childhood i am crazy for nankhatai. At my hometown i remember a bakery shop,  whose nankhatai were very famous at that time. Whenever i go there to purchase bread or something i always use to purchase 4 pc(Dad, mom, sis and me) of nan khatai variety 🙂 🙂 At that time there was no oven or otg at my home, but my mom use to make biscuits for us in SOLAR cooker. i still remember that yummy, crrunchy taste of biscuits. though i cant make such yummy biscuits like my mom, still i try for my daughter 🙂 🙂

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INGREDIENTS :

  • 1 cup Wheat Flour
  • 2 tsp Maida
  • 1/2 cup Ghee (At Room Temp)
  • 1/2 cup Sugar (U can add more 2 tbsp if need sweeter taste)
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Powder
  • 2 tsp Almond and Pistachio  crushed for decoration

METHOD:

As i said in earlier post, my Microwave is not working, i baked in cooker. For that, Keep a stand in cooker. place perforated plate on stand. flame should be slow.

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Take Wheat Flour, Maida, cardamom powder, baking powder and sugar. Mix well.

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Add Ghee into flour mix. Rub nicely with fingers. Add 3 to 4 tsp water to knead dough. Dough should not be too tight or too soft.  Allow it to rest for 5-10 mins.

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On dusted surface, Using Roll pin, roll the dough into thick roti. Spread Almond Pistachio on roti and again roll once . So nuts will be stick nicely .

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Give Shape as u like… I gave little heart shape with cookies cutter. Place on greased Cake tin. and place this tin in cooker.

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When u place cookies in cooker, cooker should be hot. Bake on slow flame till it golden brown. Cover cooker with lid without  whistles. For first batch it will take around 17-19 mins. For another batch it will be earlier. Keep checking after 10-12 mins. Allow it to cool completely. Then store in air tight container.

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Happy Cooking 🙂 🙂

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