namak pare
Namak Pare/ Namak Para / Nimki / Nimkin
Written by Jayashree
Published on February 17, 2019

Namak Pare is a deep fried savoury snack usually made during festivals as Holi and Deepavali. It is crispy and tasty and make a good snack for children. It is ideal to carry while travelling.

Usually namak pare is made with self raising flour or a mix of self raising flour and wheat flour in the same ratio. But, I use only wheat flour along with semolina and they turn out equally good. Deep fried snacks are always welcome at home, children love to binge on this.

It is that time of the month when I work on my themed post, and I have chosen travel food for kids. So stay tuned for tasty snacks in  the next three days.

The other snack recipes on blog : Masala Mathri, ring murukku, split gram murukku, nipattu

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Let’s get to the recipe of Namak Pare

Ingredients:

  • 2 cup wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoon semolina
  • 1 teaspoon ajwain
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper powder
  • salt to taste
  • 3 tablespoon oil
  • water

Method:

  1. Take wheat flour in a pan, add semolina to it.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, we need it to mix the dough.
  3. Add ajwain, salt, pepper powder and oil to the flour. Mix it well. It should form a crumbly mixture.
  4. Add little water and mix to a stiff dough.
  5. Divide the dough into two parts, take a ball of the dough, dust with flour and roll into a circle which is nether too thick or thin.
  6. Make diagonal incisions on it. We need to make them in a rhombus shape.
  7. Heat oil, once the oil is put the cut pieces into it. Fry on a low flame. Keep stirring in between. Once they are cooked, remove them and repeat for the other ball of dough.
  8. Once they are cool, store in a air tight container.
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Namak Pare

Namak Pare is a crispy snack that can be relished anytime. It is ideal to carry as a travel food. 

Course dry snack
Cuisine Indian
Keyword dry snacks, fried snacks, namak pare, travel food
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author Jayashree

Ingredients

  • 2 cups wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoon semolina
  • 1 teaspoon ajwain
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper powder
  • salt to taste
  • 3 tablespoon oil
  • water

Instructions

  1. Take wheat flour in a wide bowl, add semolina to it.

  2. Heat oil in a pan, we need it to mix the dough.

  3. Add ajwain, salt, pepper powder and oil to the flour. Mix it well. It should form a crumbly mixture.

  4. Add little water and mix to a stiff dough.

  5. Divide the dough into two parts, take a ball of the dough, dust with flour and roll into a circle which is nether too thick or thin.
  6. Make diagonal incisions on it. We need to make them in a rhombus shape.

  7. Heat oil, once the oil is put the cut pieces into it. Fry on a low flame. Keep stirring in between. Once they are cooked, remove them and repeat for the other ball of dough.

  8. Once they are cool, store in a air tight container.

This post  goes to #BM97 with the theme Kids Delight with the theme Travel Food  guest hosted by Renu. 

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3 Comments

  1. vaishalisabnani

    Nimkis make a wonderful travel snack . I like the idea ofusing wheat flour and, these nimkis look so nice and crisp.

    Reply
  2. Lata Lala

    Namak pare made with wheat flour and sooji is a good idea. It’s a quintessential snack almost for every indian.
    It looks so delicious.

    Reply
  3. Swati

    This is one of my favorite snack since childhood, and even my kids love it too. Festival or travelling it is a good snack option.

    Reply

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