Easy Nankhatai (Indian Eggless Cookies)

Easy Nankhatai

Easy Nankhatai

Easy Nankhatai Recipe

Ingredients: (Makes 12 cookies)


  • All purpose flour/Maida – 1 cup
  • Baking soda – ½ tsp
  • Powdered sugar – 3 Tbsp
  • Vanilla essence – 1 tsp
  • Ghee – ½ cup (melted and cooled)


(Note: 1 cup = 250 ml

Vary the amount of sugar as per your sweet level)



Method: (With Step-by-Step Pictures)


In a bowl mix together flour, baking soda and powdered sugar



Add in vanilla essence



Add ghee little at a time and start mixing



Knead until u get a dough together (Vary the amount of ghee to get the dough together)



Keep it in the fridge for 1 hr. Remove from fridge. Take out small portions of it



Make it into balls and place on a baking tray lined with butter paper



Preheat the oven to 160 degree. Bake in the middle rack for 15-20 mins or till to start getting the baked smell in your kitchen. Allow the nankhatais to cool down completely. Once it cools down only you get the correct texture for the nankhatais. Enjoy!!!!


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4 thoughts on “Easy Nankhatai (Indian Eggless Cookies)

    • Hi Ash,

      I won’t suggest using oil. It won’t come proper.You can substitute it with butter, but taste will be different.


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