Tuesday, 18 December 2012

Nankhatai (Just Bakes)


Nankatais are very simple cardamom flavoured cookies. I got this recipe from the baking class for home makers at the Food Craft Institute, Kalamasseri.
Photo courtesy Keerthi D'cruz

INGREDIENTS:

Plain flour: 150g
Margarine/vanaspati/ghee: 115g
Powdered sugar: 100g
Cardamom powder: half teaspoon
Baking powder: a pinch
Salt: a pinch

 METHOD:

 Grease & dust a baking tin with flour.
Cream fat with powdered sugar till sugar is fully dissolved, (I used ghee).
Add flour, salt, baking powder, cardamom powder.
Mix well & form a soft dough (without using much pressure).
Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Roll small balls & place on baking tray 1”apart.
Bake at 1600C for 15 to 20 minutes.
Take off oven & let it cool well before storing.

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