- 1 cup Whole wheat flour (Chapati atta)
- 2 tbsp Rava suji
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1 pinch salt- do not add if using salted butter or ghee
- 1/2 cup sugar powder
- cardamoms powder (choti elaichi) 1/2 tsp
- 1 to 2 tbsp milk
- 1 to 2 tsp butter or ghee for greasing baking tray
- 1/2 cup ghee semi solid state
Whole wheat nankhatai recipe – it is made from whole wheat flour (atta), ghee (clarified butter), sugar and flavored with cardamom seeds powder.This atta nankhatai has a sweet taste with a nutty flavor from whole wheat flour. Also, the cardamom powder is added in it which complements the other flavors very well. In short, they taste good even though made from chapati atta. The texture of the whole wheat nankhatai is the same as nankhatai made from all purpose flour. They are crispy, crunchy and melt in your mouth kind. you can also make this any time of this recipe Because these are healthier than made from maida.
Making Whole Wheat Nankhati Dough:
In a grinder jar take 1/2 cup sugar & grind to a fine powder, keep aside. if you have powder sugar already, then use 1/2 cup of powder sugar.
Grease a tray or pan very well with 1 or 2 tbsp butter or ghee, Also preheat oven to 180 degree Celsius.
In a mixing add some ghee and beat it till the ghee becomes soft.
Then add powdered sugar and beat further to get a smooth consistency.
Then add wheat flour, baking powder, semolina & cardamom powder. Mix everything well.
Add 1 to 2 tbsp milk. the amount of milk to be added depends on the quality of flour. the mixture should be able to come together and hold itself, if required you can also add overall 3 to 4 tbsp milk. i added 2 tbsp milk, add the milk in parts and mix.
Gently bring together the nankhatai dough into a ball. do not knead the dough just gently mix.
Making whole wheat nankhati:
Make small size balls and place them on the baking tray keeping some distance between each ball.
Place the pistachios on top & press in lightly.
Bake the nankhatai in the pre heated oven at 180 degree C for 20 - 25 minutes till light golden.
Since oven temperature vary, it may takes less or more time. so do keep a check.