Recipe Sifter

  • Start Here
    • Course
    • Main Ingredient
    • Cuisine
    • Preparation
    • Occasion
    • Diet
    • Nutrition

Select () or exclude () categories to narrow your recipe search.


As you select categories, the number of matching recipes will update.

Make some selections to begin narrowing your results.
  • Calories
  • Amount per serving
    1. Total Fat
    2. Saturated Fat
    3. Polyunsat. Fat
    4. Monounsat. Fat
    5. Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • Total Carbohydrates
    1. Dietary Fiber
    2. Sugars
  • Protein
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin E
  • Magnesium
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Find exactly what you're looking for with the web's most powerful recipe filtering tool.

    You are in: Home / Recipes / Nankhatai, Cookies Form India Recipe
    Lost? Site Map

    Nankhatai, Cookies Form India

    Nankhatai, Cookies Form India. Photo by Baby Kato

    1/2 Photos of Nankhatai, Cookies Form India

    more photos

    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.

    • Save to Recipe Box

    • Add to Grocery List

    • Print

    • Email

    My Private Note




    Units: US | Metric


    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.

    Browse Our Top Hand-Formed Cookies Recipes

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 23, 2012


      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

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No


    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
    Total Fat 93.3 g
    Saturated Fat 58.5 g
    Cholesterol 244.0 mg
    Sodium 352.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 156.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.5 g
    Sugars 59.0 g
    Protein 13.9 g

    Ideas from


    Everything Holidays

    Make this season merry, bright and manageable with our easy ideas.

    Advertisement Network of Sites

    • Mexican Recipes
    • Chinese Recipes
    • Australian Recipes
    • Breakfast Recipes
    • Greek Recipes
    • Restaurant Recipes
    • Italian Recipes
    • Christmas Recipes
    • Thanksgiving Recipes
    • Southern Recipes
    • Dessert Recipes
    • Deep Fried Recipes
    • Thai Recipes
    • Low Cholesterol Recipes
    • Indian Recipes
    • Healthy Recipes
    • Meatloaf Recipes