Crunchy, thin, and absolutely delicious, papad comes in all shapes and sizes.
Aren’t home-cooked, crunchy snacks the ultimate comfort food during the monsoon showers? For the longest time, all we’ve ever thought as monsoon munchies were crispy pakodas, papdis, samosas, etc. which make the rainy season even more beautiful for us! But have we ever gone beyond and explored more? For instance, papad is one such Indian accompaniment or snack that not only satisfies our cravings for all-things crispy and masaledar, but also pairs well with all our meals. A popular Indian snack that is made from a variety of spices and ingredients like lentils, chickpeas, rice, tapioca (sabudana), etc, papad makes for a perfect tea-time snack as well as an accompaniment with Indian meals.
Crunchy, thin, and absolutely delicious, papad comes in all shapes and sizes and goes with just about anything. You can pair it with dal or sabzis in lunch or simply grab a pickle or chutney to spread over it when hunger pangs strike. And if you are willing to explore more, we have got a unique papad recipe that you can try at home for a scrumptious treat! Papad is a versatile snack that one can prepare with countless ingredients, spices, flour and even potatoes! Yes, you read that right.
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Aloo Papad Recipe
We’ve got a stellar aloo (potato) papad recipe here that is quick, easy and a super crunchy delight to relish in the monsoons! In this 3-ingredient recipe, all you need to do is mix in the mashed potatoes, oil, salt, and chilli powder, knead it for a smooth dough. Take small portions from the dough and flatten it as thin as possible and sun-dry it in sun till perfect crisp! You can store it in air-tight containers to retain its crunch and enjoy whenever you crave some. While the process to make these is quick, the drying process can take a longer time depending upon the sun.
Find the full recipe of Aloo Papad here. To pair them with tangy chutney, you can prepare fresh mint chutney at home with this easy recipe here.
Try it at home over the weekend and share your experience with us in the comments section below.
About Aanchal MathurAanchal doesn’t share food. A cake in her vicinity is sure to disappear in a record time of 10 seconds. Besides loading up on sugar, she loves bingeing on FRIENDS with a plate of momos. Most likely to find her soulmate on a food app.