Bengali Style Kucho Nimki Recipe (Diamond Shaped Salty Snacks)

Simple to make and engaging to indulge in, nimkis

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Bengali Style Kucho Nimki Recipe (Diamond Shaped Salty Snacks)
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Bengali Style Kucho Nimki is a diamond shape fried snacks which is obvious in time of Durga Puja. Kucho means small and nimki means salty snacks. It serves best with sweets in the time of Bijoya Dashami /dussera, after immersion of Goddess Durga in holy river. This nimkis are very easy to make but it is very tasty.

All purpose flour or maida kneaded in oil, salt, kalonji/ kalo jeera and water to make a dough. Then the dough rested for 20 minutes. Small balls are made out of dough flatten like parathas are cut into diamond shape and fry until light brown. It can served hot or can be stored in an airtight container after it gets cooled to room temperature.

Serve Bengali Style Kucho Nimki Recipe (Diamond Shaped Salty Snacks) along with Ginger Cardamom Chai (Spice Infused Indian Style Milk Tea) for evening snacking.

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Cuisine: Bengali Recipes
Course: Snack
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

45 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cup All Purpose Flour (Maida)
  • 1 tablespoon Kala jeera (niger) , or kalonji
  • 2 tablespoons Vegetable Oil
  • Water , as needed
  • Salt , to taste
  • For frying 
  • Vegetable Oil , to cook

How to make Bengali Style Kucho Nimki Recipe (Diamond Shaped Salty Snacks)

  1. To begin making Bengali Style Kucho Nimki Recipe (Diamond Shaped Salty Snacks), first we start with making the dough.

  2. In a big bowl, add flour, salt, kalo jeera and oil. Now start mixing it, we called it ' mayan'. This process make nimkis more crunchy and fluffy. After 5 minutes add water and make a medium dough not very soft or hard.

  3. Cover it up and rest it for 20 minutes.

  4. Make 2 balls out of that dough, and with the help of rolling pin, flatten it in medium thickness. Make sure that they are not too thin. Thick like a tawa paratha would do. With a knife, cut the flattened dough in diamond shape.

  5. Meanwhile, heat oil in a frying pan and then simmer the heat once oil is hot.

  6. Fry nimkis on low heat to make it crunchy. Drain each batch on a paper towel before cooling them fully.

  7. Serves hot or store them in an airtight container after it is cooled to room temperature.

  8. Serve Bengali Style Kucho Nimki Recipe (Diamond Shaped Salty Snacks) along with Ginger Cardamom Chai (Spice Infused Indian Style Milk Tea).

Bengali Style Kucho Nimki Recipe (Diamond Shaped Salty Snacks) is part of the Festival Recipes Contest

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