Friday, 9 November 2012

Namak Pare (Salty Indian Snack)

Hi All..........
Back with another recipe for diwali, esp love by kids. Namak pare is a salty crunchy snack made by frying. Main ingredient is maida (all purpose flour). You can store them for long in air tight container.


1 cup  all purpose flour (maida)
1/2 cup whole wheat flour (atta)
6 tbsp oil
1 tbsp salt
1 tsp  ajwain (caraway seeds)
Oil for frying


  1. Mix  all purpose flour, whole wheat flour,  salt and  ajwain.  Add  water and knead into a medium stiff dough.
  2. Keep it aside for 1-2 hrs.
  3. Divide the dough in equal portion. Roll each ball into a chapati.Then cut it into  1/2 inch wide strips lengthwise and then into 2 inch across.
  4. Heat oil in a kadhai. Drop the strips into the oil and fry them on medium heat till golden in colour.
  5. Remove them from oil on an absorbent paper.
  6. Once they cool down, store them in an air tight container.
  7. Serve along with tea or keep them in your kid's snack box.

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virunthu unna vaanga said...

hey shruts looks crispy dear...
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Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Thanks Viji ....seriously in fact I didn't expect them to be tasty and crunchy :-)
Made them for first time ....and they came out perfectly !!!

Rekha said...

wow it seems so tasty and crispy..

meenab said...

wow crunchy yummy delicious. i think its to do with how much oil we put and how much hard or smooth dough is made, can cut in any shape i love it

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Unknown said...

I am really bad at cooking, and being Punjabi love food. You made recipe look so simple. Nice blog :-)

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Thanks Rekha, Meena and Shikha !!!

Home Cooked food said...

yummy crunchy snack.

kitchen queen said...

awesome tempting and inviting crisps.Thanks for sharing.

Unknown said...

well made dear..

Asiya Omar said...

Wow ! looks yummmmm.

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Rinku Naveen said...

Love such crisp snacks. thanks for sharing.

Julie said...

wow..beautifully done,yummy!!
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Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Thanks all :-)

Sharanya palanisshami said...

shruthi no need of adding chilli powder to this

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Shranya , you can add it .. Actually i make it for my son so I dont add it !!!
You can add oregano too :-)

Vidya Chandrahas said...

Crunchy...looks very delicious.

Niesha said...

Happy Diwali to you and your family Shriti .:)

Unknown said...

looks tasteyy :)

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