Papadums


Papadums
Papadums (pronounced "poppadoms") or papad are very thin, crisp Indian crackers. They are often served as an aperitif snack in Indian restaurants.

The tricky part of making them at home is rolling them out thinly enough.
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Last modified on: June 26th 2014

Keywords for this recipe:IndiaGaletteCrackersSnackCurryCumin
For 130 g, you will need:
  • 0 chickpea (gram) flour 100 g chickpea (gram) flour
  • 1 pepper ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 salt 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 curry powder ½ teaspoon curry powder (optional)
  • 4 cumin seeds 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 5 water water
  • Total weight: 115 grams

Change these quantities to make: 65 g 130 g 260 g 390 g
How long does it take?
Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 1 min.
Papadums : Photo of step #1
Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Put into a food-processor bowl: 100 g chickpea (gram) flour, ½ teaspoon pepper, 1 teaspoon salt, ½ teaspoon curry powder (optional) and 1 teaspoon cumin seeds.

Set the motor going and add the water a little at a time, until this makes a fairly firm dough.

Stage 2 - 10 min.
Papadums : Photo of step #2
You should try to roll out the dough as thinly as possible. Use a pasta machine if you can; it's the best way.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
Papadums : Photo of step #3
Arrange the rolled-out dough pieces on a baking sheet and bake...

Stage 4 - 10 min.
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...until the papadums are golden coloured.

Leave to cool before eating.
Remarks
Papadums are traditionally made with lentil flour, but chickpea or gram flour, as used here, works just fine.
Keeping
A few days in an airtight tin.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
141 Kcal or 590 Kj8 gr19 gr3 gr
7 %3 %2 %1 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
123 Kcal or 515 Kj7 gr17 gr3 gr
6 %3 %2 %<1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 130 g : 0.90 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Chickpea (gram) flourChickpea (gram) flour: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Spinach fritters, ... All
SaltSalt: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Taos hotpot, Bolognaise lasagne, Saltimbocca, Like a Boursin with garlic and herbs, Cauliflower tabouleh, ... All
Cumin seedsCumin seeds: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Spicy mustard cauliflower cheese, ... All
PepperPepper: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Baker's tuna and mushroom tart, Spinach and Comté Loaf, Upside-down Parmentier, Courgettes (zuchinis) , Cauliflower curry, ... All
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