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Namak Pare / Nimki

Amrita Roy
10 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Namak Pare / Nimki RECIPE

Crispy and crunchy diamond shaped snacks

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Festive
  • Indian
  • Frying
  • Snacks

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Maida (All purpose flour) - 2 cups
  2. Ghee - 2 teaspoon
  3. Salt to taste
  4. Sugar - 1 teaspoon
  5. Kalonji (Nigella seeds/ Kalojeere) - 1 teaspoon
  6. Sodium bicarbonate - 1/2 teaspoon
  7. Refined Oil - 1/2 litre


  1. Take maida in a bowl and mix salt, sugar, kalonji and sodium bicarbonate into it.
  2. Then add ghee and make a dough by adding water.
  3. Now cover the dough with a wet cloth for 30 minutes.
  4. Make equal size balls from the dough. Roll each ball like a chapatti.
  5. Take a knife and cut the roti horizontally and vertically such a way that it makes diamond shaped small pieces.
  6. Repeat the same procedure for other balls which are made from the dough.
  7. Now heat oil in a wok and fry the diamond shaped nimki.
  8. When they turn golden brown take out them from oil in a tissue paper to soak the extra oil.
  9. You can store them in an air tight container and serve your guest.

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Rachita Samal Nanda
Rachita Samal Nanda   Oct-08-2017

Very good to taste. & yammy

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