Namak Paray; Chai’s Perfect Companion
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A tea time snack that always reminds me of those simple things made at home for “shaam ki chaye”....
Mix together:2 cups plain flour+1 heaped tsp salt+1 tsp cumin seeds(zeera)+1 tsp carom seeds(ajwain)
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Add 1.5 Tbsps of ghee and mix together till crumbly
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Knead with cold water, till a nice smooth dough forms. Neither too hard nor too soft.
3
Cover and let it rest for 15-20 mins.
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Divide into 3-4 balls and roll out one by one, keeping rest covered
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Roll out very thinly & cut into diamond shaped patterns using a sharp knife or pizza cutter
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Heat oil in a pan or wok & fry on medium-low heat till golden and crisp. Keep turning.
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Take out on paper towel.Let them cool & they will get crisp. Store in airtight jar/box once cool.
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Enjoy crispy, savoury namak paray with tea or on their own!