Nan Khatai-Almond Without Oven

The best Nan khatai recipe without oven and any fancy tools. All readily available ingredients. Give it a try and Enjoy. #HappyCookingToYou

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  • Icing sugar 1 Cup
  • Ghee 1 Cup
  • Maida (All-purpose flour) 1 Cup
  • Baisan (Gram flour) ¼ Cup
  • Baking powder 2 tsp
  • Sooji (Semolina) 2 tbs
  • Elaichi powder (Cardamom powder) 1 tsp
  • Badam (Almonds) roasted 8-10


  • Ande ki zardi (Egg yolk) whisked as required
  • Badam (Almonds) roasted


For Dough:

In bowl,add icing sugar and ghee,whisk well until fluffy & set aside.

In bowl,place sifter,add all-purpose flour,gram flour,baking powder,semolina and sift together.

Add cardamom powder and mix well.

Now add ghee+sugar mixture,mix well and knead until soft dough is formed.

In dough,add almonds and mix well,cover and refrigerate it for 15 minutes.

Take a mixture and makes 10-12 small balls.

On baking plate/tray,place butter paper and nan khatai balls,egg yolk wash and place roasted almond on top.

In pot,add 1 pack of salt,place wire rack (2-3 inches high),cover and preheat on high flame for 15 minutes.

Place baking plate/tray,cover and bake on medium low flame for 15-20 minutes.

You can also bake in preheated oven at 180 C for 15-20 minutes.


If the mixture become runny,you can add more all-purpose flour or you can freeze the mixture.

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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