Namak Para also known as Nimki in some parts of the country. This easy and quick recipe can be prepared at home without investing too much time and effort.

Time: 40 minutes


  • 1 cup wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon spice black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ghee
  • 1 cup refined oil


  • To make this simple namakpara recipe, take a large tray and sieve the flour. Then add salt, pepper powder and
  • asafoetida powder. You can also add onion and ajwain if you like their taste.
  • Now add a little water and knead the dough, You can also add a pinch of red chili powder if you want to make
  • it spicy. The dough must be thick and add ghee to accentuate the taste and flavour of the dish and knead well.
  • Make small balls of the dough and roll them into medium sized chapatis. Cut the chapatis into small diamond
  • shapes and keep them aside.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan over medium flame. Fry the namak paras till they turn golden. Remove and drain excess
  • oil. Serve as a snack with a cup of tea and enjoy with your loved ones.