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Namak Para recipe

Namak para

NamaNamak para is a snack recipe made of maida or refiend flour and is a wonderful tea-time snack. Namak means salt in hindi. Namak para recipe is a savory snack recipe that goes well with a hot cup of tea. It is also a pastry kind that is flavoured with ajwin or carrom seeds. It is also a festival recipe.


  • Maida/ Refined flour (1 cup)
  • Semolina / Rava (1/2 cup)
  • Salt (1 tsp or as per taste)
  • Carom seeds(1 tsp)
  • Water to knead
  • Maida/ Refined flour for dusting
  • Oil to deep fry


  • In a bowl add flour, semolina, salt ,carom seeds and mix well
  • Add little by little water and knead into a dough. The dough need to be soft.
  • Make small balls of lemon size.
  • On a flat surface, dust some flour and spread it all over the surface.
  • Take a dough ball and press it on the flat surface.
  • Now with the help of a rolling pin, flatten it.
  • With the help of a cutter or a knife, cut it into diamonds shapes.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan.
  • Once the oil becomes medium hot, add the diamond shaped dough and fry till it turns light golden brown in colour.
  • Take the namak para on a tissue paper and drain the excess oil.
  • Crispy and tasty namak para is ready to be served with tomato sauce and a hot cup of tea.

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