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Kalonji Crackers | Nigella seed Crackers | Whole wheat flour nigella seed crackers

Kalonji (Nigella Seeds) Crackers are super light and crisp sweet and salty crackers, loaded with savoury flavour of kalonji (nigella seeds). This homemade whole wheat kalonji crackers are delicious and made with all basic ingredients with in 30 minutes. Make your tea time fun with these perfect crispy snacks.
Prep Time8 mins
Cook Time15 mins
resting time8 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American, Bengali, Indian
Keyword: healthy crackers, kalonji biscuit recipe, kalonji crackers, wholewheat crackers
Servings: 6 people
Author: Arpita@Gastronomic Bong


  • baking tin
  • Large bowl


  • 1 cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 cup All purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Nigella seeds/ Kalonji
  • 3 tbsp Castor Sugar/Sweetener/Honey
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 4 tbsp Veg Oil/ Sunflower oil
  • 2-3 tbsp Sugar crystals to sprinkle on top (optional)
  • Water to make a dough


  • Heat the oven to 175° C or 350° F.
  • In a large bowl mix together the flours, nigella seeds, sugar and salt.
  • Now add the oil and crumble it properly.
  • Add water little at a time to make a soft stiff dough. Keep it aside for 8- 10 minutes.
  • Working from the center of the dough, roll out the dough very thin. Cut it into desired shapes or use a cookie cutters.
  • Place them on a baking tin and prick it with a fork. Sprinkle with sugar crystals.
  • Bake it in a preheated oven for 12-15 minutes or until the edges are crisp and brown.
  • Kalonji crackers are ready to be served.


1 cup = 250ml
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