Namkeens | How to make Namkeens

By Ruchiajay Mahant  |  25th Mar 2016  |  
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About Namkeens Recipe

Soaked,fried dals or lentils tossed with mild spices.

Namkeens is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Namkeens in your kitchen. This recipe requires 480 minutes for preparation and 20 minutes to cook. The Namkeens by Ruchiajay Mahant has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Namkeens at home without any difficulty. Namkeens is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Namkeens would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Namkeens this weekend. Share your Namkeens cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Ruchiajay Mahant for inputs. In case you have any queries for Namkeens you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Ruchiajay Mahant. You can also rate the Namkeens and give feedback.


Ingredients to make Namkeens

  • chana dal- one cup
  • White channa dal- one cup
  • Yellow moong dal- one cup
  • salt per taste
  • Chaat masala 1/4 tsp
  • Can use red chilli powder, amchur powder. Optional
  • Baking soda or meetha soda pinch for each dal.
  • water to soak
  • oil for frying

How to make Namkeens

  1. Soak each dal with a pinch of baking soda for 8 hrs.
  2. Then drain water completely then put it on towel or cloth to absorb excess water separately.
  3. Heat oil at high flame. As dals are soaked so as you put it in oil it will lower temperature of oil ,so keep it at high flame.
  4. Except for white channa dal each other dal will take 3-4 min to get crisp. Check by taking a piece it will be crisp. Take out on tissue paper. When cool add spices
  5. I added salt to yellow moong dal and channa dal.
  6. For white channa it took me 8-10 min
  7. Cool it and add chaat masala, salt, red chilli powder. Enjoy.

Reviews for Namkeens (3)

Deepa Garg10 months ago

Very nice

Shilpaadlakha Shilpaadlakhaa year ago


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