Cardamom & Pistachio Shortbread Biscuits (NanKhatai)

Nankhatai are shortbread biscuits, originating from the Indian subcontinent, popular in India and Pakistan. The word Nankhatai is derived from Persian word “Naan” meaning bread and “Khatai” from an Afghan word meaning Biscuit. ( Here in the US, we simply call them “Shortbread Biscuits/Cookies.” The different between the American version and the Indian version is … Continue reading Cardamom & Pistachio Shortbread Biscuits (NanKhatai)

How to Make Ghee

Growing up, there was always a large bottle of GHEE in the house to use for spreading on our indian breads, making Indian sweets and other Indian dishes. I remember seeing my mom have a large pot simmering low and slow for hours with this beautiful golden liquid bubbling softly till it was completely clarified. … Continue reading How to Make Ghee