Papdi Namkeen Recipe Papdi recipe – Papdi Namkeen Recipe
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
  • Refined flour – 2 cups (250 grams)
  • Ghee or oil – ¼ cup (60 grams)
  • Salt – ½ tsp
  • Carom seeds – ½ tsp
  • Oil – for frying the papdis
  1. Sieve refined flour in a bowl.
  2. In a mixing bowl, add sieved refined flour along with ghee, salt and carom seeds. Mix everything really well.
  3. Add water in little portions and knead stiff and tight dough.
  4. Cover the dough and keep aside for half an hour.
  5. After half an hour, knead the dough again and divide it into small and equal portions. Roll the lumps to round flat balls.
  6. Lift one dough ball and cover the rest to prevent them from drying. Now roll out the dough thinly into 5-6 inch diameter rounds.
  7. Now fold it into half keeping some space on the edges.
  8. Fold it again, diagonally and place the prepared papdi on plate. Repeat the process until all the dough balls are utilized.
  9. Place 3-4 papdis in hot oil and deep fry until they get golden brown in color from all side.
  10. Drain out the fried papdis on paper kitchen towels to remove excess oil. Deep fry the rest of the papdis as well. 25 papdis are prepared with this much of dough.
  11. Serve these super delectable and crunchy papdi namkeen with tea or coffee or anytime as a light snack. Cool down papdis completely and store them in an airtight container. They keep good for about 1-2 months.
Recipe by Indian Good Food at