Methay Paray

Everybody loves Namak Paray found on Methai shops or Samosaya walay :) Light, crispy, salty not too much oily they are a perfect snack for tea. But the best just got better! :) As now we have Methay Paray here. Yup just omit salt and cumin seeds from Nmak paray recipe and after deep-frying them, toss in castor sugar, viola! the sweet or methay version of Paray are ready for you to enjoy. So enjoy!


1/3—–cup hot water
4 tsp—– oil/ghee
1 cup —–plain flour
1/4 —–tsp cumin seeds
1/8 tsp —–baking soda
oil for deep frying
Castor sugar— 1 cup


1. Combine water and oil.

2. Sift flour. Add salt, baking soda and cumin seeds.3. Gradually add water to flour mix.
4. Mix well until it forms a compact ball.

5. Knead dough until it is smooth and elastic.

6. Set aside for 30 minutes.
7. Roll the dough on a plain suface and spread it around so that it makes one thin layer.
8. Slice this layer in 3′ x 1/2′ rectangles
9. Fry in deep oil till they turn light brown.
10. Toss in castor sugar while still hot.
Serve with tea as snack.

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A (25, no not any more) 26 year old wife, mom, writer, jack of all trades. A someone who cooks for fun like a pro, living her dream :) Alhumdolillah!
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