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Nan-e Par - zarte Federplätzchen

Nan-e Par - Feather Cookies

Nan-e Par is a famous sweet in Kerman

Gericht Christmas Cookies, Cookies, Cookies for Nowrooz, easy recipe, Quick & Easy
Länder & Regionen Iran, persian, persian cuisine
Keyword Nan-e Par - Feather Cookies
Vorbereitungszeit 10 Minuten
Zubereitungszeit 10 Minuten


  • 150 g powdered sugar
  • 200 g Palmin Soft (vegetable shortening)
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 375 g wheat flour
  • 2 tsp cardamom powder


  • 4 tsp brewed saffron
  • 50 g ground pistachios


  1. Preheat the oven to 170° (330 Fahrenheit).

  2. Mix powdered sugar and palmin soft or vegetable shortening in a food processor* for 5 - 10 minutes until smooth.

  3. Add the egg yolks and continue mixing.

  4. Add flour spoon by spoon, at the end ad cardamom powder and mix to a smooth dough.

  5. Put dough on a floured work surface and knead well at first, then roll out.

  6. Cut out cookies with a cookie cutter* and punch little holes around the edge with a feather or a fork. 

  7. Using brewed saffron, place small dots on the center of the cookies and garnish with ground pistachios. 

  8. Bake cookies in oven for 10 min until edges are golden brown. Be sure to let them cool completely on a cooling rack before you touch them, otherwise they will fall apart immediately. 

  9. Once they are completely cool, place them in a sheet pan. 


The cookies will last about 2 weeks when packed airtight.