Thinking of a dry snack?These fried, , flaky cumin seed Indian tea time biscuits are staple in Indian households.These fried namakpare are generally made at festive occasions and makes great Diwali snack too.
I have grown eating these snacks regularly at my home.You make its sweet version too which is called Shakkarpare.Me being a savoury savvy love these savory cumin seed version the most.Dry snacks like namakpare has always been my favourite snacks.Bhakarwadi is on second topmost position on my frequent to make dry snack list.
I have tried baked version of these namakpare too and it turned out equally flaky and likable.Since then I have been making batches of these namakpare often.You may add carom seeds (ajwain)or black pepper powder or even kasoori methi to give your savory snack a new flavor and taste.You will be amased to see how these fried namakpare gets wiped off the plate so rapidly.No doubt namakpare is a perfect salty biscuits for rainy or cozy evening with steaming cup of tea.
When your child ask for quick after school snack these dry snacks always come to the rescue.You may make it in bulk and store it in air tight container.This rustic snack namakpare would never be out of trend in Indian cuisine.just go grab the ingredients and go making this more than tasty namakpares.
All purpose flour(maida) 2 cups
Semolina 2 tbsp
Cumin seeds 1 tbsp
Baking soda a pinch
Salt as per taste
Butter 1 tbsp
Water for kneading dough
Oil for deep frying
2.Add butter to the flour and mix nicely with your fingertips to have breadcrumb consistency.
3.Add water little by little and knead a tight dough.
4.Cover the dough with damp kitchen towel and let it rest for 10 mins.
7.Heat oil in pan and deep fry namakpare to golden brown.
8.Add small batch each time .Don’t overcrowd.
9.Let them cool and store in air tight jar.
- All purpose flour(maida) 2 cups
- Semolina 2 tbsp
- Cumin seeds 1 tbsp
- Baking soda a pinch
- Salt as per taste
- Butter 1 tbsp
- Water for kneading dough
- Oil for deep frying
- Take maida,salt, cumin seeds.,baking soda in a mixing bowl.Give a nice mix.
- Add butter to the flour and mix nicely with your fingertips to have breadcrumb consistency.
- Add water little by little and knead a tight dough.
- Cover the dough with damp kitchen towel and let it rest for 10 mins.
- Take a small roundels of the dough and roll in into a flat thick(around ½ cm) roti.
- Cut the roti digonaliy to have diamond shaped biscuits.
- Heat oil in pan and deep fry namakpare to golden brown.
- Add small batch each time .Don’t overcrowd.
- Let them cool and store in air tight jar.