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Udad Dal Papads Recipe

Udad Dal Papads is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 26 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Knead Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
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Udad dal papad is a famous vegetarian side dish hugely popular in India. In fact papads are known as a famous protein packed snack all around the globe.

We usually buy papads from the market. What you don't know is that you can make them at home as well. An easy kneading technique is needed to make udad dal papads. Udad flour is kneaded to perfection along with masalas.

The best thing about papads is that once dried they can be stored for long period of time and can be eaten whenever needed. Learn how to make it with our recipe guide below!


  • 1/2 kg - udad flour
  • For Masala:
  • ½ tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - ajwain seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - papad khar
  • salt to taste
  • oil
  • How to Make Udad Dal Papads:

    1. Add all the masalas except oil to the urad flour. Mix well.
    2. Bind together to form a very hard dough by adding water.
    3. Cover and keep aside for 2 hours at least.
    4. Apply little oil, knead the dough by hammering with a heavy pestle to make the dough softer.
    5. Make equal number of balls.
    6. Roll out each ball on a rolling board with the help of rolling pins in a circular movement.
    7. Apply oil if papad tends to stick on rolling board. Repeat with the remaining balls.
    8. Dry the papad in direct sunlight.
    9. Remove.


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