Diamond Namkeen

What is diamond namkeen?

Diamond namkeen, also known as 'namak pare,' is a popular Indian evening snack often enjoyed with tea and coffee. This tea time snack is made from wheat flour and is crunchy, diamond shaped and yeast free.

The wheat flour dough is made tasty by adding certain seasonings like carom seeds (ajwain), cumin seeds (jeera), and black pepper. This combination of 'masala' and hot 'chai' (tea) makes it a devoured evening snack option across the nation.

Packet of namak pare

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Do you know where this evening snack originates from?

FUN FACT! The exact origins of this tea time snack aren't documented, however 'it is believed to be sprouted from the roots of North India.'

Is diamond namkeen a good evening tea snack option?

Yes, namak pare makes a great evening tea snack for the sole reason of it's contradictory taste to sweet tea. The savoury taste of namak pare and sweetness of Indian 'chai' blend extremely well.

The versatility of this evening snack entices people from all ages. Hence, it can be a good snack to enjoy with friends and family while winding down in the evening.

Additionally, this evening snack is easy to carry around with you. If you're at work or travelling, having a small box of namak pare to munch on can be fulfilling in the evening

How to make namak pare at home?

You need not worry about namak pare recipe because we at The Sweet Blend can deliver a namak pare packet of 100 grams just within a few days to your doorstep.

However, if you are a cooking enthusiast and are interested in getting your hands dirty on this recipe, check out this simple namak pare recipe published by Dassana's Veg Recipes