Desi Videsi Naan Khatai
Naan Khatai is a cookie made with refined flour, sugar, nuts and ghee. Chef Maria Goretti teaches us how to make Desi Videsi Naan Khatai. A tea-time snack gets a fun twist with this recipe.
Maria Goretti's Desi Videsi Naan Khatai recipe

- Indian


- 1-2

Cooking Time

-15 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 5 Min


  • 300 gms all purpose flour
  • 150 gms powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp sooji
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp cardamon powder
  • salt to taste
  • 150 gms butter
  • 10 ml Hersheys Caramel Syrup
  • FOR For Garnish
  • Hersheys Caramel Flavored Syrup
  • Sliced Pistachio


  1. 1

    In a bowl, take all purpose flour, powdered sugar, sooji, baking powder, cardamon powder, salt, butter and caramel syrup.
  2. 2

    Mix well to form a dough.
  3. 3

    Make roundels of the dough, place them on a baking tray and flatten a little.
  4. 4

    Using the thumb create a cavity in the center for the stuffing.
  5. 5

    Preheat the oven and bake at 180 degrees for 12-15 mins.
  6. 6

    Remove and let them cool.
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Maria Goretti


Maria Goretti dons many hats – TV anchor, model, dancer, chef and an award-winning author. She kickstarted her career as a VJ and toured with musicians around the world, while audiences came to love her as a warm and friendly face on TV. In 2011, she pursued her passion for baking and cleared a Cordon Bleu certificate course in food and baking at the Tante Marie School of Cookery, UK, run by Gordon Ramsay, with top honours. Soon after, she dabbled with writing and published a cookbook ‘From My Kitchen To Yours’ that was recognised as the best television chef book in English by a popular chef at the Gourmand World Cookbook in 2017. With television being one of her foremost passions, she has hosted several food shows that explore the intricacies of cooking. On Living Foodz, Maria’s show ‘I Love Cooking’ garnered high praise, and more recently ‘I Want To Bake Free’ is dedicated to those who love breads, cakes, cookies, savouries and everything else in the universe of baking.

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