Indian Saffron Flavored Cookies ( Naankhatai )

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 40 mins

I got this recipe from some website. Easy to make and yummy. Ghee can be substituted by butter.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sieve the flour.
  2. Sieve the semolina with a fine sieve.
  3. Cream the ghee and sugar very well until light and creamy.
  4. Add the cardamom and nutmeg powders and cream again.
  5. Warm the saffron and dissolve in 1 teaspoon of milk.
  6. Add the curds, soda bi-carb and prepared saffron. Mix well.
  7. Add the flour and semolina and knead well. Form into small rounds.
  8. Arrange on a greased baking tin and bake in a moderate over at 300°F for 30 to 40 minutes.
  9. Cool and store.

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