Namak para

Today we are starting the second group of Bm 25. My theme for this week is cooking with alphabet's. Today's recipe is a snack recipe called Namak para. Its a crunchy savoury snack from India. Here goes the recipe.......

We need:

Maida / All purpose flour  1 cup
Melted Ghee / butter 3 sps
Ajwain / Carom Seeds 3/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying


Add ajwain and salt   to flour.
Now add melted butter and mix well.
Using water little at a time make the flour into  soft dough.
Cover it and let it rest for 30minutes.
Now knead the dough    for 4 to 5 minutes and divide it into 6 equal portions.
 Heat oil in deep frying pan.
Now roll each dough ball into big circle like chapati.
Using knife cut it into long strips or as diamond shape.
Drop each strip or piece into oil slowly.
Fry few at a time.
Fry till golden brown on medium flame.
Remove and let them cool to serve.

When completely cooled store in air tight container.

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Priya Suresh said...

Love to munch these crispy beauties anytime,have to make some soon.

virunthu unna vaanga said...

yumm n crispy...

Sandhya Ramakrishnan said...

Awesome snack! Perfect for the evening coffee!

Harini R said...

A crunchy snack for an evening tea!

Unknown said...

Its always crunchy t ea time snack.

Chef Mireille said...

easy recipe...delicious snack for any time

Suma Gandlur said...

They look perfect.

Pavani said...

Crispy & crunchy snack.. they look perfect.

Nisha said...

This is one of my fav snacks during childhood.. We even used to have the sweet version of this..

preeti garg said...

Great Recipe....look fabulous and perfectly done

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Srivalli said...

This has been my all time favourite snack as a kid..:)