Nan Khatai

Nan Khatai is a beloved traditional Indian cookie enjoyed by many. It is a simple cookie made with only a handful of ingredients, yet full of flavour and sweetness. The key to achieving the perfect Nan Khatai is to ensure that the cookie remains moist and crumbly. This is achieved by adding Shuddh ghee, which helps to keep the cookie from becoming too dry. Adding cardamom and almond meal to the cookie gives it an irresistible aroma and a subtle nutty flavour.

This Nan Khatai recipe is sure to become a family favourite! It is incredibly easy to make and can be enjoyed with tea or coffee as a snack. The combination of ghee, cardamom and almond meal gives it a unique flavour that will leave you wanting more.

To make Nan Khatai, you will need:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup Shuddh ghee, melted
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 1/2 cup almond meal
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together all-purpose flour, sugar, cardamom powder, almond meal and baking powder.
  3. Add melted Shuddh ghee and mix until everything is evenly combined.
  4. Shape the dough into small balls and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  5. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until lightly golden brown.
  6. Allow to cool.

Enjoy! Nan Khatai is the perfect treat to enjoy with tea or coffee. Its unique flavour and crumbly texture make it the perfect snack. Try this delicious recipe, and you will be sure to enjoy it!