Shift all-purpose flour, baking powder and soda.
Beat Crisco and mix sugar and beat till smooth and fluffy. Mix all-purpose flour mixture and cardamom powder and beat the mixture. Divide it into 18-20 parts. Grease and dust oven tray. Arrange the balls in such a way that there is space left between the two for swelling. Press chopped almond in the center of ball. Leave the contents for 1/2 hour. Bake them in the oven for 20-25 minutes at 250 degree F.