Namak pare(Whole wheat cracker)

Namak pare(Whole wheat cracker) is crunchy and savory tea time cracker prepared using whole wheat flour seasoned with ajwain seeds and baked or fried until crispy.

Prep time:5-7 Mins
Cook time 20-25 Mins
Author:  Deepti
Makes:2-3 cups

1 cup Whole wheat flour or All purpose flour
1 tsp Semolina (optional)
1 tsp Clarified butter(ghee)
1 tsp Ajwain seeds
pinch of salt
water to knead
oil to deep fry

1)In a large mixing bowl add flour,semolina,clarified butter,salt mix well and slowing add water to knead to form a firm dough.
2)Divide the dough into 4-5 equal parts and roll into a 6 inch disc.Using a knife cut the disc into vertical and horizontal lines making a square or triangle shape.
3)Heat the oil in a pan and when the oil is hot enough,then add the crackers into the oil fry until they turn golden brown.Transfer them onto a paper towel to remove any excess oil and set aside.
4)Bake them by placing them individually on a baking tray and brush them with oil and bake at 180(C) for 15-20 mins until golden and crispy.



You can store in an air tight container for up to 15-20 days.



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