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naan khatai mNan Khatai one of the very famous cookies in Pakistan and Khalifa naan khatai is most famous brand here. This recipe is such a big hit In Khalifa naan khatai , desi ghee is used but if you do not have than use normal ghee. I have posted two recipes of Nan Khatai earlier. You can click the links below to check recipes.
My mother’s Naan Khatai recipe
Shiren Anwer’s Naan Khatai recipe


naan khatai dd


Flour2 cups
Sugar (grind it)3/4 cup -1 cup to taste
Desi Ghee/ Dalda ghee1 cup melted
Ilichi/ cardamom powder1/2 tsp
Baking powder1/2 tsp
Egg yolk 1


  • In a large bowl add sugar and ghee, beat well till creamy.
  • Now add flour, cardamom powder and baking powder. Beat again.
  • Add crushed almonds. Use your hand to make a smooth dough.
  • Make balls of equal size, place on baking tray and press from center with thumb.
  • In egg yolk add a pinch of orange food color. Mix well.
  • Apply yolk on each khatai and sprinkle pistachio and almonds.
  • Bake in pre heated oven at 180c for 15-20 minutes.
  • Leave for 5 minutes after baking.
  • Store in air tight jar.

naan khatai d

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