09 November 2012


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  1. All purpose flour-1/2 cup
  2. Whole wheat flour- 1/2 cup
  3. Chickpea flour/besan-1 tbsp
  4. Semolina-1 tbsp
  5. Baking Powder-1/4 tsp
  6. Salt-1 pinch
  7. Granulated sugar- 1/2 cups
  8. cardamom-3 nos
  9. Nutmeg powder-1/4 tsp
  10. Butter-1/2 cup
  11. Almonds -as required


  • Preheat oven to 150 deg C.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine together,all purpose flour,whole wheat flour,chickpea flour ,semolina baking powder and salt.
  • In a blender,add sugar,cardamom and nutmeg powder and grind to form a fine powder.Add this to the flour mixture.
  • Add butter and mix well until everything comes together.Knead this well to form a soft dough.
  • Cover and keep aside for about 20 minutes.
  • Divide the dough into equal sized balls of about 2 inch dia.(Make sure the balls are smooth with no cracks.)
  • Place these balls on to a baking tray lined with parchment paper,leaving 2" in between each one.Gently press halved almonds on top of each ball.
  • Bake at 150 deg C for about 20 to 22 minutes or until the bottom of the cookies turn golden brown.
  • Allow it to to cool for at least 10 minutes before removing.


  1. Awesome cookies. Would love to try this.

  2. Love these cookies.. You have made it perfectly. Pictures are beautiful, tempting me to try them.. :)

  3. Great cookies,perfectly made,beautiful..

  4. Who can resist to these prefect nankattais, wish i get some rite now.

  5. The shape has come out so well! So tasty!

  6. so perfect yummy looking nankati

  7. Perfect and yummy nan kathai...Lovely clicks dear..

  8. Amazing dear. Perfect clicks. Simply mind blowing.

  9. These are such beautiful cookies... love ur presentation and loved those pics! :) My first time here.. and boy, i am impressed! :)


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