After a long pause of posting recipes,today i bring you a melt in mouth biscuit which is

very easy to make.In India it is called Nankhatai,,and in Sri Lanka it is called Ghanakatha.

It is only a one bowl mix ,and even a beginner could try a successful hand at this recipe.


2 cups flour

1 tsp.baking powder

1 cup sugar

1 cup butter (at room temperature)

1 egg

a pinch of salt

1/8th cup milk powder

a little melted butter for brushing on top of the biscuits

a little sugar or brown sugar for sprinkling

1 tsp.vanilla essence


Mix the soft butter with a spatula,add  the rest of the ingredients one by one and bind to a

dough.(no need to knead).Make desired size or shape.Arrange on a greased baking tray or

lined tray . Brush with melted  butter.Sprinkle sugar on top.Bake at 160 degrees for 20-25


NOTE: If you like ,you may press on any nuts you like


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