Nankhatai Sandwich

Nankhatai Sandwich

From   Mummy Ka Magic

Prep: 35 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes

Method: Moderate

Course: Snack

Type: Fusion

Nankhatais made richer with this rich filling of khoya and butter icing - delicious


  • Refined flour (maida) 3 cups
  • Powdered sugar 1½ cups
  • Gram flour (besan) 1 cup
  • Baking soda ½ tsp
  • Baking powder 1 tsp
  • Green cardamom powder ¼ tsp
  • Ghee 1½ cups
  • Butter-sugar icing 1 cup
  • Khoya, grated ½ cup


  • Preheat oven to 180º C. Grease a baking tray.
  • Sift together refined flour, powdered sugar, gram flour, baking soda and baking powder into a mixing bowl.
  • Add cardamom powder and mix. Add ghee, mix and knead into a stiff dough.
  • Divide the dough into equal portions and shape them into cookies. These are nankhatais.
  • Place the nankhatais  on the greased baking tray, keep the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 10-12 minutes. Remove from oven and cool.
  • Take butter-sugar icing in a bowl, add khoya and mix well.
  • Spread a spoonful of the khoya mixture on one side of half the nankhatais. Place on a serving platter, cover each with another nankhatai and serve immediately.