Can we make nankhatai without baking powder?

You can skip the baking powder or baking soda if using maida. But with atta they turn out too dense if you skip the leavening agent. If you do not have cardamom powder, you can add some cardamom pods to the sugar and the powder them.

Can we make nankhatai in microwave?

You cannot make nankhatai in the microwave mode of the microwave oven. However if your microwave oven has convection option, then you can use the convection mode (option) to make them in the microwave oven.

What we call nankhatai in English?

The word nankhatai is derived from the Persian word naan meaning bread and khatai from a Dari Persian word meaning biscuit.

Which country is famous for its nankhatai?

In Pakistan, Nan Khatai has its roots in the city of Lahore, famous for its cultural heritage and centre of Mughal history in Pakistan. Lahore’s well-known Khalifa Bakers are famous for their Nan Khatai and people from all over the world visit their bakery to attain pleasure of this traditional sweet.

Is Nankhatai good for weight loss?

Here’s a healthy twist to your favourite Holi and Navratri dishes. Nan khatai may be lovely to eat but it contains everything you shouldn’t eat if you want to lose weight ghee, white flour, baking soda, sugar. It is the Indian version of buttered cookies but eggless.

Can we make Nankhatai with oil?


  1. 1 cup All purpose flour or Maida.
  2. 1/2 cup Gram Flour or Besan.
  3. 1/4 cup Semolina or Suji.
  4. 3/4 cup Oil.
  5. 1 tsp Cardamom powder.
  6. 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar.
  7. 1/4 cup Almonds slivered.
  8. 1/4 cup Pistachios slivered.

Is nankhatai good for weight loss?

Can we make nankhatai with oil?

What is difference between cookies and biscuits?

From the Latin meaning ‘twice baked’, a biscuit is much firmer than a cookie. A biscuit is usually smaller; it might contain currents; two biscuits might be pressed together with a filling, or it could be topped with icing or chocolate. It is reasonable to assume that most biscuits can be dipped in tea.

How many calories are in one Nankhatai?

215 cal
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Value per per nankhatai % Daily Values
Energy 215 cal 11%
Protein 2.6 g 5%
Carbohydrates 22.2 g 7%
Fiber 0.2 g 1%

Does Bhujia increase weight?

-Considered to be amongst the common picks during work hours, Bhujia and other packaged snacks, are deep fried in oil and they also contain high amount of salt and preservatives. -Frequent intake of these items as snacks makes you crave for them even more and you end up consuming huge amounts of calories.