Nimki Recipe - A typical Bengali snack.

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Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida), Ghee

Cuisine : Bengali

Course : Snack


Nimki Recipe - How to make Nimki


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • 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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