Definition of namkeen in US English:

namkeen

noun

Indian
  • A small savory snack or dish.

    ‘places famous for their namkeen and sweets’
    ‘another shop has come out with a variety of namkeens’

Origin

From Urdu namkīn ‘salty or savory food’, from Persian.

Pronunciation

namkeen

/ˌnəmˈkēn//ˌnəmˈkin/