namak pare recipe | namak para recipe | spicy diamond cuts recipe

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namak pare recipe | namak para recipe | spicy diamond cuts recipe with detailed photo and video recipe. basically a spicy and savoury snack mainly prepared with wheat flour or all purpose flour. a crunchy ribbon like strips shaped snack is an ideal tea time or evening snack recipe which can be realised with a cup of chai or coffee. it can also be a ideal snack to share with your friends and family during any occasion or celebrations.
namak pare recipenamak pare recipe | namak para recipe | spicy diamond cuts recipe with step by step photo and video recipe. the name for this recipe is derived from the word namak which is literally means salt and is the main seasoning ingredient for this recipe. in addition it also contains other seasoning ingredients like ajwain, cumin and pepper which gives it a unique taste and flavour.

the recipe for namak para is very similar to shankar pali but still maintains subtle differences. the main difference is the usage of flour between these 2 recipes. traditionally shankar pali recipe uses, maida or plain flour where as in namak pare atta or wheat flour is used. having said that, namak para can also be prepared with maida but from a taste and health point of view atta flour is much better option. further shankar pali is a sweet snack with mild sweetness to it. whereas namak pare is savoury snack with salt and spice combination.

namak para recipe

the recipe for namak pare hardly takes about 10-15 minutes to prepare, yet some tips and recommendations while preparing it. firstly, knead the dough tight like poori dough else namakpare will absorb oil. also, fry on low flame till it turns crispy and cooked completely from inside. lastly, use maida if you do not prefer to use wheat flour or add half-half wheat flour and maida to make it more delicious.

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namak pare recipe
namak pare recipe | namak para recipe | spicy diamond cuts recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
easy namak pare recipe | namak para recipe | spicy diamond cuts recipe
Course: snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 1 box
Author: Hebbar's Kitchen
Ingredients (1 cup = 250 ML)
  • 2 cup wheat flour / atta
  • 2 tbsp rava / semolina / suji
  • 1 tsp ajwain / carom
  • ½ tsp pepper crushed
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • oil for frying
Instructions
  1. firstly, in a large mixing bow take 2 cup wheat flour and 2 tbsp rava.
  2. also add 1 tsp ajwain, ½ tsp pepper and ½ tsp salt. mix well.
  3. now pour hot ghee/oil over the flour. this helps to make namak pare crispy.
  4. crumble the oil with dough well. rub with your hands. be careful as the oil will be very hot.
  5. now add water slowly and start to knead the dough.
  6. knead the dough well, until form stiff and tight dough.
  7. pinch a large ball. flatten them as you do with chapathi ball.
  8. now dust some wheat flour, roll them into round / square shape making slightly thick than chapathi.
  9. take a knife / pizza cutter and cut them into long strips or shape of your choice.
  10. drop the namak pare into the hot oil. or bake in preheated oven at 180-degree celsius for 15-20 minutes.
  11. flip over so that it cooks on both sides.
  12. fry them to nice golden brown on low-medium flame. drain them on a kitchen towel to remove excess oil.
  13. finally, allow namak pare to cool to room temperature and store them into an airtight container.


how to make namak para with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, in a large mixing bow take 2 cup wheat flour and 2 tbsp rava.
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  2. also add 1 tsp ajwain, ½ tsp pepper and ½ tsp salt. mix well.
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  3. now pour hot ghee/oil over the flour. this helps to make namak pare crispy.
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  4. crumble the oil with dough well. rub with your hands. be careful as the oil will be very hot.
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  5. now add water slowly and start to knead the dough.
    namak para recipe
  6. knead the dough well, until form stiff and tight dough.
    namak para recipe
  7. pinch a large ball. flatten them as you do with chapathi ball.
    namak para recipe
  8. now dust some wheat flour, roll them into round / square shape making slightly thick than chapathi.
    namak para recipe
  9. take a knife / pizza cutter and cut them into long strips or shape of your choice.
    namak para recipe
  10. drop the namak pare into the hot oil. or bake in preheated oven at 180-degree celsius for 15-20 minutes.
    namak pare recipe
  11. flip over so that it cooks on both sides.
    namak pare recipe
  12. fry them to nice golden brown on low-medium flame. drain them on a kitchen towel to remove excess oil.
    namak pare recipe
  13. finally, allow namak pare to cool to room temperature and store them into an airtight container.
    namak para recipe


notes:

  • firstly, replace wheat flour with maida / plain flour if you prefer.
  • also, add spices like chilli powder, turmeric and jeera to make masala namak pare.
  • additionally, fry on low flame, else namak pare will not be cooked from inside.
  • finally, namak pare recipe taste great when served as evening snack along with masala tea.

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