Namakpare/Kata Nimki


  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1.5 tsp salt
  • 1.5 tsp carom seeds
  • 1/3 cup ghee
  • Chilled water
  • Oil for frying

Method –

  1. Mix together flour, salt, carom seeds and ghee. Rub the flour well
  2. Add water as needed and make a stiff dough
  3. Knead well and divide the dough into 6 parts
  4. Keep it covered with a moist cloth for 20 minutes
  5. Roll each ball into a diameter of 8-9”
  6. With the help of a knife, cut vertically and horizontally to get small squares
  7. Transfer these to a large greased plate and set aside
  8. Likewise, make small squares from the other balls of dough
  9. Heat oil for frying in a deep pan
  10. When the oil is hot, drop the squares in batches
  11. Immediately, stir with a spatula
  12. Keep stirring to fry evenly until golden and crisp
  13. Remove onto an absorbent paper
  14. After it cools down, store in a airtight container

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