2-3 tbsp desi ghee or cooking oil — molten
1-2 tsp salt
2 tsp ajwain (carom seeds)
½ cup sooji
1½ cups maida
½ cup water
It’s easy to get bored eating the same old biscuits over the evening tea. Why not try something traditional and delightfully tasty? Here’s an amazing namak pare recipe which promises you the delectable crispy snacks enriched with ajwain, making for an absolutely finger-licking conglomeration!
This fried snack is perfect as an accompaniment for your evening tea. Namak pare is a staple during festivals in North India. Crispy, flaky and delicious, this snack is easy to make, with just a handful of ingredients in your kitchen pantry.
Desi ghee used in namak pare is a much healthier substitute and should be preferred over processed butter. It not only has a lower fat content but is a source of naturally occurring saturated fats which are good for health.
How to make Namak Pare Recipe
Namak pare commonly uses plain flour (maida). You could however make them with whole wheat flour for a whole different flavour.
Namak pare are also popularly called ‘Nimki’. This snack is consumed across India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan. The delicacy derives its name from ‘namak’, the Hindi word for salt.