Aloo Papdi | Aloo Matari
Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Aloo Papdi is a snack which can be served along with tea. It is a perfect snack to end a light hunger spank. It is tastier to eat and its crunchier texture makes it more scrumptious to eat.
  • Refined Flour - 1 cup (125 gms)
  • Boiled Potatoes - ½ cup (peeled and grated)
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Carom Seeds - ½ tsp
  • Salt - ½ tsp (or to taste)
  • Oil - to fry
  1. - Take 1 cup of refined flour in a bowl and add a ½ cup of potatoes after boiling, peeling and grating.
  2. - To this add a ½ teaspoon of salt.
  3. - Crush a ½ teaspoon of carom seeds and add them.
  4. - Add 2 tablespoons of oil.
  5. - Mix all the ingredients together and knead the dough to be stiff.
  6. - Add about 1 teaspoon of water to the dough and knead a stiffer dough.
  7. - Now cover and keep the dough aside and allow it to set for 15 to 20 minutes.
  8. - After 15 to 20 minutes, mash the dough slightly and divide it into lumps.
  9. - Coat a lump with dry flour and roll it into a round ball.
  10. - Press these balls to flatten them. The balls once flattened should be about 2.5 to 3 inches in diameter.
  11. - Expand the flattened ball from the edges and prick it on both sides using a fork.
  12. - Now, preheat the oil for frying.
  13. - To make aloo Papdi, you need medium-hot oil on medium flame.
  14. - Fry the prepared Papdi and in the meantime let us prepare another round of Papdis.
  15. - Keep flipping them while they fry to ensure they are golden brown on both sides.
  16. - Take the Papdi out of the oil.
  17. - The aloo Papdis is now ready to be served.
  18. Servings:
  19. - It takes about 6 to 7 minutes to fry a single round of Papdi.
  20. - About 20 Papdis can be made from this dough.
  21. - To store them for a longer period, keep them in an airtight container.
Recipe by Indian Good Food at