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namak para | Fried food dough
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Namak para recipe

Namak para is an easy to make snack, perfect to go with tea, coffee. Just few simple ingredients and easy preparation for this crispy snack. Full video step by step pictures recipe.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3 cups


  • 1 cup All purpose flour maida
  • ¼ cup Wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoon Oil
  • ¾ teaspoon Ajwain
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper crushed
  • 1 pinch Cooking soda
  • Salt - as needed
  • Oil - to deep fry


  • Take maida, wheat flour, 2 tablespoon oil, pepper, ajwain, cooking soda in a mixing bowl. Mix well.
  • Add water to make a smooth yet stiff dough.
  • Keep aside for 10 mins, knead again and divide into 4.
  • Dust a countertop well, flatten a dough ball, dusted well and roll it out to thick rotis.
  • Slightly dust again to avoid stickiness. Cut into strips, then into small pieces.
  • Heat oil, gather the cut pieces gently and fry in batches. Stir occasionally.
  • Cook in medium flame until bubble ceases, turns golden and light.
  • Drain over paper towel. Repeat to finish.