Namakpare or Nimki
Namak para (or namakpare), nimki or nimkin (or namkin) is a crunchy savoury snack eaten in the Indian Subcontinent.
Crispy and crunchy, they are a great snack to enjoy with a cup of hot cup of tea.

All purpose flour/ Maida- 2 cups
Semolina/ Sooji- 1/2 cup
Clarified butter/ Ghee- 1/4th cup
Salt- 1 tea spoon.
Carom-seeds/ Ajwain- 1 tea spoon
Water- as required
Oil- to fry

Add maida,sooji, ghee, salt and ajwain in a bowl. Mix nicely till crumbly.
Add a few tbsp of water at a time and mix to make a tight dough.
Add little water and knead to make a stiff dough.
Cover the dough and keep aside for 30 minutes.Divide the dough into 3 or 4 equal parts and make balls of it.
Take one ball and roll it into 1/2 inch thick disc on a rolling board.
Prick the rolled out disc with a fork. By doing this Namakparas will not have bubbled skin.
Cut this roll into small squares or rectangles or diamond pieces and separate each piece.
Repeat the step with other dough balls too.

Take a pan and heat Oil to fry.
Put the cut pieces into the pan and deep fry them on medium high heat till golden brown.
Do not over crowd the namakpares in the pan.
It will take around 12- 15 minutes for each batch to fry. Keep turning the namakparas while frying.
Take them out with the help of perforated spoon once they turn Brown in colour.
Fry rest of the Namakpare in the same way.
Remove the namakpare in a plate and let them cool.
Once cooled, store them in an air tight container for up to a month.
Serve the Namakpare with tea or coffee.