Papdi resembles small pooris, but unlike poori are flavored with spices. Papdis are also very small, crispy and used mainly in chaats or Indian fast foods.

Papdi

Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 151 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Papdi resembles small pooris, but unlike poori are flavored with spices. Papdis are also very small, crispy and used mainly in chaats or Indian fast foods.

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups All purpose flour / Maida
  • 1 tbsp Fine semolina / Sooji
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Carom seeds / Ajwain
  • 2 tbsp Oil Plus for frying

Instructions

  1. Add all purpose flour, sooji, salt, carom seeds and 2 tbsp oil in a bowl and mix well using your finger tips.
  2. Add little water and knead to make smooth stiff dough.
  3. Cover the dough and keep aside for 20 minutes.
  4. Divide the dough into 4 parts.
  5. Slightly dust and roll each part into a 2-3 mm thick large disc.
  6. Prick the disk all over using a fork.
  7. Using a small circular cookie cutter or a cap of bottle, cut the disc into smaller circles which are about 1 and 1/2 inch in diameter.
  8. Mean while heat oil for frying the papdi in a karahi.
  9. When the oil is hot, simmer the heat to low and drop the papdies in the oil.
  10. Do not over crowd the karahi.
  11. Fry the papdies until golden brown from both the sides.
  12. Drain on a plate lined with kitchen tissue.
  13. Make all the papdi in the same manner.
  14. Cool them completely and store in an airtight container for upto a month.
Nutrition Facts
Papdi
Amount Per Serving
Calories 151 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Sodium 291mg13%
Potassium 33mg1%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Protein 3g6%
Calcium 5mg1%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.