Papdi Recipe

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papdi recipe | Indian papdi recipe

indian snacks | vegetarian indian snacks | indian snacks recipes

Papdi is a traditional Indian snacks usually loved in chaats.

Preparation Time: 15-20 minutes
Category: Veg

Makes around 30-35 small papdis

papdi recipe | Indian papdi recipe


Maida/ All purpose flour 1 cup
Sooji/ Rawa ¼ cup
Salt 1 teaspoon
Ajwain Seeds (Omam) 1 teaspoon
Water (lukewarm) 1 cup (for kneading)
Oil 2 tablespoon (to add in the dough)
Oil/Refined 4-5 cups (for deep frying)



  1. Add flour, refined, ajwain and salt in a mixing bowl. Mix well, then add water little by little and make stiff dough. Cover and keep aside for 15 minutes. Knead again to form smooth dough.
  2. Smear your palm with little oil.
  3. Take a small dough and make small small papdis (thin) or, You can take a big lemon sized dough and roll into a big roti. Cut them into small circles with the help of a cookie cutter or any round shaped lid.
  4. Prick the small rounds with the fork, so that they should not puff while frying in the oil.
  5. Heat required oil in kadai and hot it. Now simmer the gas.
  6. Now add papdis in the batches of 7-8 and deep fry on low flame till golden yellow in colour.
  7. Drain on a tissue, cool down and then store in airtight container.

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Author: Khushboo Sharma

Hi am Khushboo, MTech in embedded systems and a mother to a most lovable little angel girl. I was born and raised in small town Muzaffarnagar, U.P. which is famous for its Asia's largest gud/jaggery market. I was introduced to cooking or should say the place kitchen only after my marriage, because i was never serious about cooking. But as I was raised in a food loving family so I was always curious about various local and authentic food around. Join me in my journey to explore food, my way.
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