Nimki Recipe / Nimki

Nimki RecipeNimki recipe is popural snacks in Gujarat. Nimki has a flavor of kalonji, it give some different taste. It is tasty and crispy like as namakpaare. It has salty and spicy taste. You can serve tea or coffee.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20-25 minutes
  • Yield: 3
  • Skill Level: Easy


  • Maida – 1 cup
  • Oil for Dough – 3 tbsp
  • Salt as per taste –
  • Kalonji – 1/4 tbsp
  • Oil for frying –
  • For Paste:—- –
  • Maida – 1 tbsp
  • Ghee – 1 tbsp


  • In a big bowl, add maida, salt, oil and kalonji, mix well so oil incorporates well with flour.
  • Add enough  water to make a dough of rolling consistency, as we are preparing for paratha/roti and keep aside covered for 15 minutes.
  • For paste:—- In a bowl, add ghee and maida, keep aside.
  • Take one lemon size ball, place it on rolling plate and with help of rolling pin roll it in a circle with 3 inch diameter.
  • Place the paste on rolled paratha and fold the rolled puri in a half moon shape.
  • Now again fold it giving it a shape of cone and with help of fork make 4-5 pricks on both sides.
  • Heat the oil in a pan on medium flame, slide nimkis in the pan and fry it till they get golden brown color.
  • Store in air tight container when cooled completely.
NIMKI RECIPE was last modified: April 1st, 2014 by Authentic Indian Vegetarian Recipes