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nimki recipe | crisp bangla nimki | how to make nimki namkeen

easy nimki recipe | crisp bangla nimki | how to make nimki namkeen
Course snacks
Cuisine Bangladeshi
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 30 pieces


  • 2 cup maida / plain flour
  • ½ tsp cumin / jeera
  • ½ tsp ajwain / carom seeds
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • water to knead

other ingredients:


  • firstly, in a large mixing bowl take 2 cup maida.
  • also add ½ tsp cumin, ½ tsp ajwain and ½ tsp salt.
  • further add 2 tbsp ghee, crumble and mix well.
  • now add water as required and knead dough.
  • furthermore, pinch a large ball sized dough and dust with maida.
  • using a rolling pin roll slightly thin.
  • now rub ½ tsp of ghee over the rolled dough.
  • also sprinkle 2 tsp maida and spread uniformly.
  • start rolling tight. this helps to get multiple layers in nimki.
  • now cut 1 inch pieces and check for layers.
  • press slightly and dust with maida.
  • roll to rectangle or square shape and fold triangle.
  • prick with a fork to prevent from puffing up while frying.
  • now deep fry in medium hot oil.
  • finally, enjoy nimki as an evening tea time snack or store in an airtight container for at least 2 weeks.