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Nimki Recipe | Namakpare Recipe

Nimki recipe or namakpare recipe with step by step photos. Nimki is a very famous snack, especially during Diwali. It is crispy, crunchy and tastes awesome with the pickle. When I was in the hostel, this was one snack that almost everyone used to get from there home after Diwali Vacation! It can be stored for months in an airtight container. It's a great homemade tea time snack any day. So, here goes the recipe of crispy Namakpare.

You can also read other famous Diwali Snacks recipes like Khurma Recipe and Mathri Recipe in this blog.

Ingredients: Maida - 2 cups
Ghee - 2tbsp
Ajwain(Carom seeds) - 1/2 tsp
Salt - to taste
Oil - For deep frying
Nimki Recipe:Mix maida, ghee, ajwain and salt.Hold this mixture tightly in your fist. Open your fist and check if the shape retains. If not, then you need to add more ghee.Add some water and make a slightly tight dough.Take a section of dough, slightly bigger than parantha.Roll it a little thick. Cut diamonds.Deep fry them on low flame until t…

Khurma Recipe | Shakkarpare Recipe

Khurma recipe or shakkarpare recipe with step by step photos. Khurma is a popular snack, especially during Diwali. It is prepared with minimal ingredients and can be stored for months! Here goes Khurma recipe with step by step photos...

Ingredients: Maida - 1 cup Ghee - 1 Tbsp or  Sugar - 1 cup Khurma Recipe:Dough: Take maida in a big bowl.Add Ghee. Mix it well.Hold this mixture in your fist tightly. Open your fist and check if the shape retains. If not then add a little more ghee. Add some water and prepare a slightly tight dough.Khurma: Take a section of the dough. Roll it a little thick. Cut it in the diamond shape. Refer the images below.Heat ghee/ Oil in a kadhai then deep fry khurmas.Sugar syrup:For preparing sugar syrup, take 1 cup of sugar and 0.5 cups of water. Boil it until you achieve one string consistency.  Take a drop of sugar syrup between your thumb and finger. Test it as shown in the pic below. If you get one string then it's perfect. Turn off the stove and keep it…

Mathri Recipe

Mathri recipe with Step by Step Photos.  Mathri or papdi is a famous Indian snack. It is made up of minimal ingredients, very easy to prepare and can be store for a very long time. It tastes amazing with achar and even in chats!  Here is step by step mathri recipe with photos.

Ingredients: Maida - 2 cups
Ghee - 1 Tbsp
Chilli powder (Optional) - 1/2 Tsp
Kalaunji (Onion Seeds) - 1/4 Tsp
Ajwain (Carom seeds) - 1/4 Tsp
Salt - to taste
Oil - for deep frying

Mathri Recipe :Take maida in a big bowl.Add ghee, red chilli powder, ajwain, kalaunji and salt. Mix everything well.Now we need to check if the amount of ghee is correct. For this press some mixture in your fist. Open your fist and check it retains the shape. If it retains then you can go ahead, else you should add some more ghee.Knead a little tight dough using water.Once dough is ready, cover it with a moist cloth.Take a section of dough, slightly bigger than what we take for paranthas.Roll it a little thicker and bigger than paranth…

Sewai Recipe | Vermicelli Kheer Recipe

Sewai recipe or vermicelli kheer recipe with step by step photos.   Sewai is a famous sweet in India. It can be prepared with both thick vermicelli or with the finer one. In this recipe, I have used later. However, the same recipe can be used for the thicker one. Sewai is first shallow fried in ghee and then simmered in milk to prepare this delicious sweet. Here goes the step by step recipe of sewai with photos...

Ingredients: Milk(Full fat) - 1 litre
Sewai - 1 cup
Jaggery/ Sugar - 2 cups or to taste
Cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp
Dry fruits(Chopped) - Handful
Ghee - 1 Tbsp
Sewai Recipe:
Heat ghee in a kadhai.Add Sewai. Saute it until it becomes little dark in colour.Add Milk. Allow it to boil and then simmer for about 10 minutes.If you want it to be a little thicker then let it cook for some more time. Otherwise add jaggery powder or sugar powder, Cardamom powder and dry fruits. You can add dry fruits after shallow frying them in ghee or directly. It will taste good in both the ways.Sewai…

Rava kheer recipe | Rava payasam | Sooji kheer recipe

Rava kheer recipe with step by step photos. Rava kheer or sooji ki kheer is a quick and easy pudding made with rava/sooji(Semolina). Rava is roasted in ghee and then cooked in milk in this recipe. It can be served hot or chilledwith lots of dry fruits! It is a perfect sweet recipe for any festival or occassion.

Servings: 4-5 Prepration Time: 40 minutes Ingredients: Rava/Sooji - 1 cup
Milk(Full fat) - 1 litre
Ghee - 2 Tbsp
Jaggery - 1.5 cups or as per taste
Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
Dry fruits - Handful

Rava kheer recipe:Heat ghee in a pan.Add rava and roast it on low flame until it is golden brown in colour.Add milk and allow it to boil on low flame. This will take approximately 10 minutes. It depends on how much thick you want the kheer to be. Add dry fruits when it thickens.Turn off the stove then add jaggery powder. Sugar can be the substitute of jaggery.Add cardamom powder. Mix everything well.Serve it hot or chilled. Garnish it with more dry fruits before serving. Rava kheer recip…