Maida - 2 cup
Water - less than 1/2 cup
White Oil - 1/4 cup (for dough)
Oil - 1 cup (for frying)
Sugar - 1 cup
Water - 1/4 cup
Take maida in a bowl. To it add oil and mix well for
Then add water to make it into a tight dough. Knead
well for 5 min. Make sure the dough is not loose. Keep aside covered for
Divide into 4 balls. Using a rolling pin, flatten the
balls to thick oval shape 2 inch wide.
Using a knife, cut across the width at 1/2 inch gaps
Heat oil in kadai till medium hot.
Add the prepared nimki/crackers to oil and fry on
Remove the nimki/crackers when brown and keep aside.
Drain excess oil by keeping the fries on a paper towel.
In a separate pan mix sugar and water and heat. On
high heat after about 2-3 minutes the syrup thickens and becomes sticky.
When white bubbles start to show from bottom
immediately add the fried nimki/crackers and stir constantly on low heat
so that all crackers are coated. Turn off heat after 15-30 secs.
A very delicious tea time snack that can be stored
away in a tight container for a long time.