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Nan khatai is a traditional Indian sweet biscuit that has a rich heritage and is loved for its delicate texture and enticing flavors. These bite-sized treats are known for their crumbly, buttery texture that practically melts in your mouth.

The appearance of nan khatai is inviting, with each biscuit typically shaped into a small round ball. They have a light golden hue on the outside, showcasing a slight crispness that gives way to a tender interior.

The use of cardamom powder in the recipe infuses the biscuits with a warm and slightly sweet scent that is characteristic of Indian sweets.

Whether you're savoring nan khatai during festive celebrations, serving it to guests, or simply treating yourself to a sweet delight, this beloved Indian biscuit offers a delightful combination of flavors and textures that make it truly special.


7 Servings
  • 1cup
    All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2cup
    Clarified Butter/Ghee
  • 3/4cup
  • 1/4cup
    Gram Flour/Besan
  • 2tbsp
  • 1/2tsp
    Baking Powder
  • 1/2tsp
    Baking Soda
  • 1/2tsp
    Cardamom Powder


  1. In a bowl add sugar and ghee together. Mix till it turns white n creamy in texture.

  2. Now add in all the dry ingredients. Make a soft dough.

  3. Now make small size balls.

  4. Garnish with chopped almonds, pistachios or cardamoms.

  5. Bake these in preheated oven for 12-15 minutes at 160C.

  6. Enjoy!!!!

Avneet Anand
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Avneet Anand


Hi all, I’m Avneet Anand! My unending love for all things edible has taken me on a beautiful culinary journey. Exploring, experimenting and creating ... Read More