Namak Pare


Plain white flour ( Maida)   1 cup
Melted Ghee 2 – 3 tbsp
Carom Seeds (Ajwain) 3/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying


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

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