Namkeen/ Savory Shakkarpara

September 18, 2020


-50 grams organic oats flour

-50 grmas organic quinoa flour

-15 grams tapioca starch

-2 tsp of jeera + ajwain

-1/2 tsp salt

-Water (to make dough)


Step 1

Mix flours with salt, jeera and ajwain. Add water and knead to from a stiff dough. Rest it for 5 minutes.

Step 2

Roll it into a 1/2 inch tortilla/ roti. Using a shakkarpara cutter, cut it into diamond shapes.

Step 3

Preheat the oven for 5 minutes at 180 degrees. Bake the shakkarpara for 20 minutes at 180 degree. Turn them over once to ensure they cook evenly and are crisp.

Health Benefits

This recipe is a savory version of a famous festive sweet. Refined wheat flour contianing gluten is replaced with organic oats and quinoa flour. Also baking cuts down the use of almost all the fat involved in the making. Cooking oil has been found to cause Insulin resistance and diabetes.

Recipe Created By
Ria Jain

One of iThrive’s biggest focus to teach anyone how to harness the healing power of food. In order to this, we have been creating innovative and delicious recipes that are filling, tasty and full of healing benefits. This one is just one of those recipes. 

Ria Jain
Functional Nutritionist

Ria has a Master’s in Nutrition and Dietetics and is in a permanent research mode and keeps the rest of us at iThrive (Previously ThriveFNC) updated with her latest findings in the field of Nutrition. Her articles on iThrive's blog are an expression of her research findings. We really don’t know what we’d do without her support and her focus.