How to make Apricot Jam Nankhatai -

Nankhatai is an Indian style cookie that has lovely flavour of desi ghee. And by piping apricot jam into their centres, their taste is enhanced further

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Apricot jam (अपरिकौट जैम), Gram flour

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Apricot Jam Nankhatai

Apricot Jam Nankhatai Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Apricot Jam Nankhatai Recipe

  • Apricot jam as required

  • Gram flour (besan) 1/2 cup

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 1/2 cups

  • Powdered sugar 3/4 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon

  • Baking soda a pinch

  • Pistachio powder 1/4 cup

  • Ghee 3/4 cup

  • Pistachio slices for garnish


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180ºC. Line a baking tray with a silicon mat.

Step 2

Take gram flour in a mixing bowl, add refined flour, powdered sugar, green cardamom powder, baking powder, baking soda andpistachio powderand mix well.Add ghee, mix and knead into stiff dough.

Step 3

Divide dough into small equal portions, flatten eachslightly, make a slight dent in the center and place them on the lined baking tray. Keep the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 6-8 minutes.

Step 4

Remove from oven, pipe out jam into the dents and place the tray back in the oven. Bake for 4-5 minutes more.Take the tray out of the oven, garnish with pistachio slices and set aside to cool them down to room temperature.

Step 5

Serve or store in air tight container.

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