Namakpara Recipe

1 cup flour (maida)
1cup semolina (Suji)
41/2-51/2 tblsp lwater
2 tbsp beaten curd
3 tblsp ghee
1tsp Ajwain
¾ tsp Salt or to taste
Oil for deep frying
How to make namakpara:
  • In a bowl mix flour, salt, ajwain and melted ghee till the mixture takes the form of breadcrumbs
  • In a separate bowl combine beaten curd with water. With this mixture knead a tight dough out of the flour salt mixture.
  • Cover this dough with a wet cloth piece for ½ hour.
  • Make balls of the dough and roll them into a ¼ thick flat bread of the size of a medium pizza.
  • Now with the help of a knife cut vertically and then into horizontally to get diamond shaped strips.
  • Heat the oil in a kadai. Fry these strips in small batches over medium flame till they are golden crisp.
  • Drain out the excess oil and place them to cool on tissue paper.
  • Fry all the strips in the similar manner and then store namakpare n an airtight container.