Always looking for snacks to munch during chai time? These crispy and tasty namak pare would be the best addition to your list of snacks. The recipe is so easy to make, that you need not even visit the market to buy these flavoursome snacks separately. So, try this popular North Indian snack, which can even be stored for later usage.

Namak Pare Recipe Card

These crispy and toothsome namak pare will be prepared in a jiffy and be the perfect ones to hog on while sipping a hot cup of chai.

Total Time :
20 min
Preparation Time :
10 min
Cooking Time :
10 min
Servings :
Cooking Level :
Shivanshi Tomer


  • 2 cups of maida or atta
  • 2 tbsp semolina or suji
  • 1 tsp ajwain seeds
  • ½ tsp pepper powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2-4 tbsp oil for dough
  • oil for frying


Step 1
Take a large bowl and add maida/atta.
Step 2
Next, put in 2 tbsp of rava, along with 1 tsp of ajwain.
Step 3
Sprinkle some salt and pepper on it. Mix all the dry ingredients well.
Step 4
Now add 2-4 tbsp of oil in it. Add oil in batches and mix with your hands.
Step 5
Slowly add water and knead into a tight dough.
Step 6
Divide the dough into 3-4 big balls and flatten it out using a rolling pin.
Step 7
Once a thick sheet is prepared, use a knife or a pizza cutter to divide it into long strips.
Step 8
After cutting, you will get diamond-like shapes from the dough.
Step 9

Namak Pare inside

Now, heat some oil in a pan and fry them in batches.
Step 10
Fry from both sides, on a low flame, until golden brown.
Step 11
Once done, your namak pare are ready to be served as snacks.
Step 12
You can also store them for later usage, in an airtight container.