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Namakpara Recipe

Namakpara is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Family Friendly Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
30 minutes
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 250g - Maida
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • 1.5 tsp - ajwain
  • 2 tbsp - hot Ghee
  • Water as needed
  • Oil for deep frying
  • How to Make Namakpara:

    1. Combine the plain flour, ajwain seeds and salt in a wide bowl.
    2. Add the heated ghee to the flour and mix very well.
    3. Make a soft dough by adding water little by little.
    4. Cover with a lid, set aside for 30 minutes.
    5. Then knead the dough for a couple of minutes and divide into 6 equal portions.
    6. Roll the each dough ball into a big circle and cut into small strips or diamonds using a knife.
    7. Heat oil in a pan and when it is hot, drop the pieces in oil.
    8. Deep-fry them on a medium flame until light golden brown colour, turn over to fry on both sides evenly.
    9. Drain them in a tissue paper. Cool completely and store in a airtight container.


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