Get your



EsmeSalon Recipes

Get access to 1000+ homemade tried and tested recipes by home chefs

By subscribing, I agree to receive a newsletter, exclusive content and free gifts, and declare that I have read the privacy policy and terms and conditions.

Besan Nankhatai

Please Spread the love, Sharing is Caring!

As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Please note that EsmeSalon may have a financial relationship with some of the vendors we mention in this post which means we may get compensated financially or in kind, at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase through any link in this post. Please refer to our Affiliate Disclosure and Privacy Policy should you require any additional information.

Traditional Indian Eggless Besan Nankhatai with a twist. You will love them, it’s super easy and delicious to make at home


  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 cup Besan (Gram flour) – chickpea flour
  • pinch of Nutmeg powder
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom powder
  • 1 cup Castor Sugar
  • 1 cup Ghee (use as much for binding)
Eggless Besan Nankhata


  1. Cream ghee and castor sugar, and add nutmeg and cardamom powder
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients to form a soft dough.
  3. Take pieces of dough firm into small balls
  4. Press in an almond/ pistachio
  5. Bake at 180 C on a baking tray until slightly golden brown

Recipe credit: Husseina Nazir

Prepared, tried, and tested by: Preshana Singh‎

Some more Recipes you should check out

  • Make tomorrow more amazing than today!
  • Just believe in yourself and dream big.
  • Do not give up on your hopes. Take care always.


I, Esme Slabbert, am the author and creator of this site, EsmeSalon. It is unlawful to re-use any content from this blog, without my written permission. Please contact me should you wish to discuss it further.


My goal is to provide the best homemade recipes that are healthy for all families to enjoy. I also endeavor to showcase and share other bloggers and promote them on my Blog. You will also find Resources and Courses and Services for Bloggers which I promote from time to time.

Leave a Comment