Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Nankhatai with Butter | Eggless Indian Festival Cookies

Many years ago, I posted a recipe for Nankhatai. At that time I was doing a lot of experimental baking using different kinds of flour. I used atta (Indian Chapati Flour) for this recipe along with besan (Gram Flour), and semolina (cream of wheat) for this recipe. What resulted was a crunchy version of the Nankhatai, which was also deliciously melt in the mouth.

The recipe I am sharing today is a more traditional version of the Nankhatai. It is superbly delicious, and feels like a softer version of the Scottish shortbread!! This is because the main ingredients here are besan (Gram Flour) and butter. A very small portion of semolina is added to the recipe to give this cookie a good crumb, and AP flour to ensue it all holds together.