Namak pare (Salty snacks) – How to make Easy and Quick Nimki

Ingredients –

  1. All purpose flour/Maida –2 cups
  2. Salt to taste – 1/2 tsp.
  3. Ajwain seeds (carom ) – 1/2 tsp.
  4. Dry fenugreek leaves / kasuri  methi – 1/2 tsp.
  5. Vegetable oil for deep frying

Method –

  • Take a bowl mix everything well and add 1 tbsp oil..
  • Using water knead into a stiff dough.
  • Once done, cover the dough and let it rest for 10 minutes.
  • Divide the dough in equal portion and roll-out the dough into half centimeter
    thick disc.
  • Using knife cut the disc into different shapes and sizes.
  • For my recipe I am showing 3 different shapes.
  • First shape as a square, Second shape I am as crescent (cashew) shape using bottle cap, and my third shape I am cutting in thin stripes.
  • Heat sufficient oil in the kadhai on medium flame and deep fry them until it turns in golden color.
  • Repeat the same for other shapes.
  • Namak pare is ready to serve.
  • Once its cool down store in airtight jar.

Instant Malpua–Indian Pancake Dessert–Malpua Without Khoya

Ingredients –

  1. Whole wheat flour/ all purpose flour – 1 cup
  2. Sugar as per your taste
  3. Ghee / Vegetable oil – to fry malpua
  4. Pistachio / pista for garnishing
  5. Coconut powder – 1 tbsp.
  6. Fennel seeds (Saunf) – 1 tsp.

Method –

  • Take a bowl, add all the ingredients and mix well.
  • Now add water, make thin batter and whisk the batter nicely for 4-5 minutes.
  • Batter is now ready with pouring consistency.
  • Keep it aside for 10 minutes.
  • Heat oil into the kadhai on medium heat.
  • Pour 1/2 cup batter at one time and fry until it gets golden brown from both the sides.
  • Flip the side once it floats at the surface.
  • Once malpua is cooked from both sides, take it out in a plate.
  • You can garnish with pistachios and serve with curries or pickles, etc.