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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 cups - gram flour
  • 1/4 tsp - soda bicarbonate
  • 1/4 tsp - ajwain seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • salt to taste
  • oil to deep fry

How to Make Papdi

  • Mix all ingredients and add water little by little to make very soft dough.
  • Take a fistful of dough and place on a greased polythene sheet.
  • With base of palm drag the dough in a straight line, from start.
  • For support hold the dough at starting point with other hand.
  • This will for a strip of the lump of dough.
  • Little practice will make this technique very easy.
  • Heat oil in a wide heavy pan.
  • Make 3-4 such strips and add in hot oil.
  • Fry on medium till crisp but not brown.
  • Drain and cool to crisp further.
  • Serve cool with papaya chutney, green chutney and tea.