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Nimki  Recipe

A typical Bengali snack.

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Preparation Time : 11-15 minutes

Cooking time : 11-15 minutes

Servings : 4


Main Ingredients

Refined flour (maida), Ghee





Level Of Cooking



  • Refined flour (maida)
    2 cups
  • Ghee
    2 tablespoons
  • Ghee
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Black pepper powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Oil
    1/2 teaspoons
  • Paneer (cottage cheese)
    200 grams
  • Amchur powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Chaat masala
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Caraway seeds (shahi jeera)
    1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Place maida in a bowl. Add ghee, carom seeds, ¼ tsp crushed black pepper powder and salt. Add enough water and knead into a hard dough.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Slice paneer. Apply ½ tsp oil to the dough and make a long roll. Cut into equal pieces and shape into balls.

Step 3

Roll out each ball into a puri. Place a paneer slice in the centre and sprinkle dried mango powder, red chilli powder, remaining crushed black peppercorns, chaat masala, turmeric powder, caraway seeds and salt. Fold the puri into a triangle.

Step 4

Deep fry the triangles in hot oil on low heat till golden brown.Drain on absorbent paper.Serve hot.

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