Nankhatai (Khalifa Nan Khatai) (خطائی نان) are crunchy shortbread biscuits very popular in Sub-continent countries India & Pakistan. This word of Nankhatai is derived from Irani word Naan defining bread & Khatai from an famous Afghan word describing Biscuit. Usually, in Afghanistan as well as Northeast Persia, these shortbread & crunchy biscuits are called Kulcha-e-Khataye. Here, kulcha is a kind of bread alike to Naan.
Badami Nankhatai by Khalifa Bakers, Inside Mochi Gate, Lahore is the most famous and demanding crunchy cookie. It is delicious and light sweet with unique taste.