Nimki Recipe, How To Make Nimki

Nimki Recipe, How To Make Nimki



15 min


15 min


Refined Flour ( Maida) 500 gms
Black Seed (Nigella / Kalonji) 1/2 Teaspoon
Carom Seeds (Ajwain) 1/2 Teaspoon
Ghee 2 Tablespoon
Oil For Frying Nimkies
Salt As Per Taste


How To Make Nimki:

  • Take 500 gm refined flour in a large bowl.
  • Add 1/2 teaspoon black seeds also called as kalonji in hindi.
  • Add 1/2 teaspoon seeds ( ajwain).
  • Add 2 tablespoon ghee and 1 tablespoon oil.
  • Add salt per taste.
  • Mix all the ingredients and rub with your hands to make it khasta.
  • Now add water and knead a stiff dough for nimki.
  • Dive the nimki dough into 4 equal parts and make round balls.
  • Dust rolling pan with refined flour and roll thick large size chapatis.
  • Now make thin strips ( vertical columns) with knife and then horizontal rows. Cut as shown in picture. You can also cut into diamond shapes.
  • Heat oil in kadhai for frying nimkies.
  • On medium flame fry nimkies into batches. Don’t fry on high flame else nimki might cook from outside but will not cook from inside.
  • Once nimkies are fried remove it in a plate and let it cool down. You can also store the nimkies once cooled down and have in your tea time snacks.


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