Have a Cracking Christmas

Florina Silvio shares some Pakistani recipes with us

Namak Paray  is a savory fried dough served as an appetiser before the meal or as a tea time snack after the meal.


2 ½  cup all-purpose flour

½ tsp salt

½ tsp cumin seeds

½ tsp nigella seeds

3tbsp melted butter

water to knead into a smooth dough

oil for deep frying


  1. Mix all the dry ingredients together in a bowl.
  2. Add 3tbsp butter and water bit by bit. Knead into a smooth dough
  3. Divide the dough into two equal parts. Roll out one at a time, into a flat 2mm thick dough.
  4. Take a sharp knife or pizza cutter and cut it in diagonals to make diamond shapes.
  5. Deep fry dough in hot oil for 6-7minutes till golden brown.
  6. Remove from oil, drain on a paper towel
Monique Chambers

Monique started indulge in 2011 and has since created Indulge Me GIFT and Indulge Me FOOD and volume 1 of The Artists Directory - Malta. A marketing professional by trade, Monique's passion is to promote local talent and Malta in general. Free time is her biggest indulgence, when she can tinker in her craft room or the kitchen, or be selfish with a book, the sofa and good glass of wine (of course, wearing something beautiful and with freshly coiffed hair!)

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