Oats Nimki, Low Salt Recipe

Nimki is a crunchy, diamond-shaped savoury Bengali snack. It is characterised by its crispness and appetizing flavour of cumin and pepper.

It can be enjoyed plain, or with tongue-tickling green chutney green chutney. In this recipe, we have combined whole wheat flour with oats to make a heart-healthy Oats Nimki.

Spices like pepper and jeera make up for the reduction in salt, ensuring that this healthy version tastes just as good as the traditional one.

Oats Nimki, Low Salt Recipe

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Oats Nimki, Low Salt Recipe recipe - How to make Oats Nimki, Low Salt Recipe

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     6Makes 6 servings
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  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into semi-stiff dough using enough water.
  2. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions.
  3. Roll out each portion into a thin round circle of 150 mm. (6”) diameter using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  4. Cut each circle into 8 equal size long strips and keep aside. You will get 48 strips in all.
  5. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the strips, a few at a time, on hot tava (griddle), while pressing them using folded muslin cloth or khakhra press, till they turn crisp and golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  6. Cool completely and serve or store in an air-tight container
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy76 cal
Protein2.4 g
Carbohydrates11.6 g
Fiber0.9 g
Fat2.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium66.8 mg


Oats Nimki, Low Salt Recipe
 on 07 Apr 17 03:31 PM

Loved this crunchy snack. Pair it with a cup of tea or enjoy it with any dip, it tastes FAB!