Oats Nan Khatai
These Nan Khatai ( biscuits) have been deliberately made with less sugar. Those who need sweeter biscuits add more sugar as required.
Please use standard measuring cup, tablespoons and same measuring cup to measure oats, flour, ghee and sugar.
Makes: 8 - 10
You will need
1/3 cup oats (80 g), make a fine powder
1/3 cup ( 80 g) all purpose flour (maida)
1/3 cup sugar (80 g), make a fine powder
4 tablespoon ghee
1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder
1/2 teaspoon butter / ghee (to grease baking tray)
In a bowl, mix all purpose flour, powdered oats, powdered sugar, ghee and cardamom powder.
Knead it well for some time or until smooth dough. Do not add water / milk while making the dough.
Keep the dough in an airtight container for half an hour.
Preheat oven (OTG) to 350 * F or 175 * C.
Grease baking tray with 1/2 teaspoon butter.
Knead the dough again and make small balls (8 - 10 balls), flatten them slightly and arrange on a greased baking tray. Leave enough space (1 – inch) between each biscuits and bake for 10 minutes or until there is a slight color change.
These biscuits don’t require long baking time. After approximately 10 minutes of baking, please watch through glass door. Initially the biscuits will become fluffy and small cracks will start appearing on the surface. At this point switch off the oven and remove the baking tray. Do not bake any further. The biscuits will harden if over baked.
Keep aside to cool and store in an airtight container.