METHI NAMAKPAARE | METHI SHANKARPALE | मेथीचे शंकरपाळे

Methi Namakpaare are crispy savoury snacks that are served during teatime.These are made of very few ingredients like maida,dry fenugreek leaves/kasuri methi,carom seeds and oil.The exact measurements of the ingredients and the patience while fry results in a crispy and flaky Namakpaare’s.

One can try it without fenugreek leaves/methi leaves also.The plain also tastes thet crispier.You can try with different flavours also.

My daughter’s simply love them…we usually have the tradition of preparing these snacks item during Diwali,but in my house we have the tradition of preparing it whenever we have the mood of eating them..

So why don’t we start with this mouthwatering recipe…lets go..
METHI NAMAKPAARE | METHI SHANKARPALE | मेथीचे शंकरपाळे

course : teatime snacks
cuisine : indian
prep : 15 minutes
cook : 30 minutes
total : 45 minutes
servings : 4-5
author : suchita pradeep

INGREDIENTS :

  • 2 cups maida/all purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup smoke hot oil / ghee (कडकडीत तापलेले) (here I hav used sunflower oil)
  • 2 tsp coarsely grinded carom seeds(ओवा)
  • 2 tbsp kasuri methi
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ½ cup or bit more water for kneeding
  • Oil for frying

METHOD :

  • Sieve the maida first.
  • Coarsely grind the carom seeds.
  • On the gas heat 1/3 cup of oil to smoking point.
  • In a bowl or plate add the sieved maida,carom seeds,kasuri methi,salt.
  • Mix everything well.
  • Now add the smoking hot oil to the mixed flour.
  • Mix nicely.
  • Mix the dry flour and oil with your hand in such a way that when you take the flour in your hand you should be able to hold the flour.
  • Now add water in batches.
  • Kneed a tight dough.
  • Keep the kneeded dough aside for 15-30 minutes.
  • Now take a small ball size dough and roll it in a circular way like we do for making chapati / roti.
  • The rolled chapati should be semi thin .
  • Cut the rolled chapati in diamond shape with help of cutter or knife.
  • Remove the excess of unshaped dough and just keep the diamond shaped namakpaare / shankarpaale’s.
  • Remove them into a plate.
  • Heat the oil in a pan or kadhai.
  • Insert the cut namakpaare’s in the oil.
  • Fry the namakpaare’s in the oil on medium flame with great patience..
  • Fry till the namakpaare / shankarpale turns golden brown.
  • Remove them into the plates.
  • Your crispy Methi Namakpaare / Methi Shakarpaale are ready to eat.
  • Serve them when you have tea…


STEP BY STEP METHOD OF PREPARING METHI NAMAKPAARE | METHI SHANKARPALE | मेथीचे शंकरपाळे

  • Sieve the maida first.
  • Coarsely grind the carom seeds.
  • On the gas heat 1/3 cup of oil to smoking point.
  • In a bowl or plate add the sieved maida,carom seeds,kasuri methi,salt.

  • Mix everything well.

  • Now add the smoking hot oil to the mixed flour.

  • Mix nicely.

  • Mix the dry flour and oil with your hand in such a way that when you take the flour in your hand you should be able to hold the flour.

  • Now add water in batches.

  • Kneed a tight dough.
  • Keep the kneeded dough aside for 15-30 minutes.

  • Now take a small ball size dough and roll it in a circular way like we do for making chapati / roti.

  • The rolled chapati should be semi thin .

  • Cut the rolled chapati in diamond shape with help of cutter or knife.

  • Remove the excess of unshaped dough and just keep the diamond shaped namakpaare / shankarpaale’s.

  • Remove them into a plate.

  • Heat the oil in a pan or kadhai.

  • Insert the cut namakpaare’s in the oil.

  • Fry the namakpaare’s in the oil on medium flame with great patience..

  • Fry till the namakpaare / shankarpale turns golden brown.

  • Remove them into the plates.

  • Your crispy Methi Namakpaare / Methi Shakarpaale are ready to eat.
  • Serve them when you have tea…

 

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