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    Nankhatai, Cookies Form India

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    27 mins

    15 mins

    12 mins

    Annacia's Note:

    Found at Simple Indian Recipes. A simple cookie that features nuts or raisins on top, just choose which you like.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    dozen

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Take a mixing bowl with the room temperature butter in it, add the powdered sugar to it and cream together till the mixture becomes light and fluffy.
    2. 2
      Sift all the dry ingredients (flour, cardamom powder, baking powder and salt) into a separate bowl.
    3. 3
      Add this to the creamed butter mixture little at a time and keep mixing. Knead it to form a soft dough. Cover the dough and let it rest in the refrigerator for 10-15 minutes.
    4. 4
      Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F (150 C). Make small gooseberry sized balls of the dough. Smooth the balls by rolling in between your palm, you can also use a cookie cutter to shape the cookies.
    5. 5
      Place each ball in a cookie sheet leaveing some space in between as the cookies will expand when it bakes.
    6. 6
      Press a pistachio or raisin or cashew or almond on top of the balls gently.
    7. 7
      Bake at 300 degrees for 12-15 minutes until the bottom of the cookies turn light golden brown.
    8. 8
      Remove from the oven and gently transfer the cookies to a cooling rack. The cookies will be very soft at this stage.
    9. 9
      After it cools completely, store in an air tight container for up to a month. Serve as a snack with a cup of tea.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 23, 2012

      55

      These are little treasures, so quick and so easy to make. They were incredible cookies, tender and crisp, a beautiful texture with a nice cardamom flavor. I ground my cardamom for a subtle soft flavor. Thanks for sharing another winner my friend. Made for Fearless Red Dragons - ZWT8 - India

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    Nutritional Facts for Nankhatai, Cookies Form India

    Serving Size: 1 (301 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1504.9
     
    Calories from Fat 839
    55%
    Total Fat 93.3 g
    143%
    Saturated Fat 58.5 g
    292%
    Cholesterol 244.0 mg
    81%
    Sodium 352.8 mg
    14%
    Total Carbohydrate 156.2 g
    52%
    Dietary Fiber 3.5 g
    14%
    Sugars 59.0 g
    236%
    Protein 13.9 g
    27%

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