|Place of origin||India|
|Region or state||North India, Pakistan,Nepal and Bangladesh|
|Main ingredients||Flour (whole wheat, refined, or semolina), cumin, carom seeds, and caraway seeds, ghee|
Namak para is ribbon-like strips of pastry delicately seasoned with ajwain and cumin seeds (jeera) in pure ghee (clarified butter). It requires approximately 10 minutes to prepare and 20 minutes to cook. The appearance, taste, and texture can be compared to that of samosa pastry.