Kesar Nankhatai Biscuit Or Kesar Flavoured Nankhatai Cookies

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Kesar nankhatai is a perfect tea time snack and very delicious due to the taste of saffron and colour of saffron added to it. They are Indian short bread cookies made with all purpose flour, ghee and little semolina added to it. It is not only easy and quick to make but delicious too. Nankhatai is a popular cookie which is equally liked by kids as well as elders.
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Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Served As: Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 3

Ingredients
 

  • 1 cup All Purpose Flour or maida or maida ã â â œ
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar ã â â œ
  • 3/4 cup Desi Ghee
  • 2 tbsp Yoghurt or curd curd ã â â œ
  • 1/4 cup Semolina or rava rava
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder ã â â œ
  • 10 Saffron soaked in milk, or kesar kesar or strings ã â â œ
  • 1/4 tsp Cooking Soda
  • 1 tsp Salt of, or as per taste
  • 10 Saffron soaked in milk, or kesar kesar or strings ã â â œ
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Instructions
 

  • Soak saffron strings in 2-3 tablespoons of milk for 20 minutes._x000D_ _x000D_ Take a mixing bowl. Add ghee and powdered sugar and whisk well till it is light, creamy and fluffy._x000D_ _x000D_ Sift/sieve in the all purpose flour, cooking soda and a pinch of salt into this ghee-sugar mixture and mix well.
  • Now add cardamom powder, saffron milk and semolina and combine together. Finally add curd and knead well to a smooth dough._x000D_ _x000D_ Divide the dough into small portions. Form small round flat balls of dough and keep it ready._x000D_ _x000D_ Grease and line baking tray/tin and arrange the flat balls on the baking tray. Bake in a preheated oven at 160 degrees for 15-20 minutes. Allow it to cool down. Nankhatais are now ready to be served.
  • Store nankhatais in an airtight container and serve with tea/coffee as a evening snack or enjoy the cookies as it is.
    Kesar Nankhatai Biscuit Or Kesar Flavoured Nankhatai Cookies - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • TIPS/NOTES_x000D_ _x000D_ Temperatures vary in different ovens. So always keep an eye while baking. If the nankhatais are not baked enough, bake them for few more minutes.
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I have thru’ my eKitchen attempted to present variety of vegetarian recipes of Karnataka and I will keep building the same for your benefit. I will also be adding more North Indian recipes. Being a pure vegetarian, I have included only vegetarian recipes.

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