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71 papad recipes

Last Updated : Mar 10,2021

पापड़ रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (papad recipes in Hindi)
પાપડ રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (papad recipes in Gujarati)

Papad recipes | 70 papad Indian recipes

papad recipes. recipes using papad.  Papad or Papadum is a thin Indian wafer, sometimes described as a cracker or flatbread. It is usually made from a dough of lentils flour. The dough is shaped into a thin, round flatbread and then dried (traditionally in the sun) and can be cooked by frying, roasting over an open flame, toasting, or microwaving, depending on the desired texture. You can perk up the dough with the addition of seasonings like chili, cumin, garlic, or black pepper.

There was a time when Indian households had a charpoy full of papads drying in the sun. But, people now prefer buying readymade dry papad from the market. South Indian papads popularly referred to as appalam are made using urad dal or rice flour. While those made with urad dal flour & moong dal flour called as Bikaneri papad are popular in Rajasthan and then there are Punjabi urad dal papads. In fact, there are papads made with ingredients like potato, sago that can be consumed during fasting days.

Papads can perk up the simplest of meals with its crunch and tongue-tickling flavours. No wonder it is a popular accompaniment to an Indian meal. Papads come in different shapes and can be transformed to create delightful snacks and munchies.

Indian papad recipes

The first thing that my family orders every time we are dining in a restaurant is masala papad. It is an amazing appetizer that will keep you stuffed while your order arrives. You can opt for a fried or a roasted one depending on your preference. The papad is sprinkled with chopped vegetables and spices & served with peppy green chutney.

Khichiya Papad is another popular varieties of papad in India, made of spicy rice flour dough. Here is a recipe to make Khichiya Papad at home. In fact, the Masala Khichiya Papad is a popular roadside snack in Mumbai. The characteristic smoky flavour and crunchy texture with a dash of freshly chopped vegetables, chutney and sev is a delight for the palate. You can make it at home and savour with humble meals like dal-rice or khichdi.

Masala PapadMasala Papad

We even have a recipe for Instant Whole Wheat Masala Papad which can be made quickly and requires no drying. This masaledaar papad is sure to surprise your whole family!

Papad is a popular ingredient in Rajasthan. It is not only used to make interesting side dishes like papad ki churi but also, used to make curries like Papad Mangodi ki Subzi and Methi Papad. Relish them with jeera rice or roti.

Snacks recipes using papad

Papad is a great substitute to breadcrumbs. You can make lovely appetizers like Papad Potato Roll, Papad Paneer Ke Kurkure or Paneer Fritters. These awesome snacks are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. They simply melt-in-the-mouth and are perfect finger foods for cocktail parties.

Stuffed parathas using mooli, aloo, gobhi is quite common. How about trying something innovative? These Papad Stuffed Parathas are spicy and delicious.

Papad Potato RollPapad Potato Roll

Papad poha, a crispy snack made by combining roasted poha and crushed roasted poha is a popular Jain jar snack.

There are endless ways to use papads. We hope you enjoyed our collection of 70 papad Indian recipes. Do share with us your innovative recipes in the comment section below.

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Aloo Gobhi Pulao ( Pressure Cooker )
Recipe# 33365
25 May 20

 by Tarla Dalal
Aloo gobhi pulao, we have tweaked the common aloo gobhi recipe, to enhance it into a complete meal. Bite- sized cauliflower florets and potatoes are combined with rice and cooked together in the pressure cooker.
Recipe# 12236
08 Jul 01

 by sagarika_rout
No reviews
A spicy aloo chaat recipe which is sure to tingle your taste buds. A combination of boiled chana and potatoes tossed together with a tangy chaat masala, the aloo chaat is irrestible! Try this spicy and mazedar aloo recipe to entice your family and guests.
Recipe# 35126
11 Jun 11

by suman_001
No reviews
Papad used instead of Lasagne sheets and baked. Giving indian touch to pasta
Bhaji Pulao, Layered Pav Bhaji Pulao
Recipe# 36421
15 Mar 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Love Pav Bhaji? Well, let’s bring the magic of this snack into our lunch and dinner menus too, albeit in a different form! This innovative Bhaji Pulao features spiced rice, layered with mouth-watering bhaji, and served with crunchy-munchy, tongue-tickling churi papad. A brilliant one-dish meal ....
Corn Methi Pulao ( Microwave Recipe )
Recipe# 33900
20 Aug 10

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
There are some days when you are so tired that you want to pamper yourself, but without much effort. This quick, tasty homemade dinner will serve the purpose even better than an hour at the spa! Corn is usually very friendly with all other ingredients; but it seems to be best friends with meth ....
Recipe# 36392
04 Apr 12

No reviews
There are much varieties which can be made from paneer, one can innovate much varieties from paneer. Here is paneer papdi made from paneer with the combination of papad and other spices.
Fafda Recipe, Gujarati Fafda, Crispy Besan Snack
Recipe# 42193

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Fafda is a traditional Gujarati snack, which is kind of like a test of one’s cooking skills! This crispy besan snack requires a lot of practice, and once you master the art, it shows your culinary prowess. You need to shape and loosen the dough tactfully, an ....
Recipe# 9064
10 Mar 01

by mayank
No reviews
Fried masala papad is a typical Indian appetizer. When the papad is roasted in the Microwave or deep fried, pull it out and spread small pieces of onion, tomato and cucumber on it. Sprinkle salt, sugar and red chili to get a crispy, spicy fried masala papad.
Recipe# 13359
19 Mar 01

by omkar
No reviews
Fried masala papad is a typical Indian appetizer. When the papad is roasted in the Microwave or deep fried, pull it out and spread small pieces of onion, tomato and cucumber on it. Sprinkle salt, sugar and red chili to get a crispy, spicy fried masala papad.
Gado Gado with Rice, Indonesian Gado Gado
Recipe# 368
21 Mar 16

 by Tarla Dalal
Gado Gado is a brilliant Indonesian salad of crunchy and juicy veggies drowned in a multi-flavored peanut sauce. The sweet, tangy and spicy sauce has an exciting mouth-feel thanks to the rustic texture of peanuts and the succulence of sautéed onions. Here, we have combined the traditional Gado ....
Ganthias, Gujarati Gathiya Recipe
Recipe# 2425
24 Sep 18

by Tarla Dalal
Tea-time becomes more than perfect when it features ganthias and jalebis . Ganthia is a crunchy and savoury snack that has been loved by generations of Gujaratis. It has gained its share of fame in other parts of India and the rest of the worl ....
Gongura Pulihora Recipe, Andhra Style Pulao
Recipe# 41977
19 Dec 18

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Gojjus or pastes are a popular component of Andhra cuisine. These spicy pastes, made with a combination of greens, veggies and spices are sautéed with rice to make a quick, pulao like dish. It is part of their everyday cuisine. This particular Gongura Pulihora is made of rice mixed with a spicy ....
Recipe# 15330
12 Jul 04

 by kavimadhesh
No reviews
Toss over fresh groundnuts in this taste bud appealing Groundnut chaat recipe with chopped onion, tomatoes, chillies and lime juice.
Handi Hot Pot
Recipe# 1063
22 Jul 16

 by Tarla Dalal
Handi Hot Pot ia an ideal lunch box meal that has the goodness of rice and veggies packed well. Coat the vegetables and rice with the ground masalas and cook in a handi, for a gorgeous treat.
Handi Khichdi (  Chawal)
Recipe# 56
20 Sep 14

by Tarla Dalal
The handi has a wonderful way of condensing evaporated water and pushing it back into the vessel, making it possible to cook with very little water, and minimizing nutrient loss. What is more, this handy utensil also retains the aromas and flavours of spices to the fullest. Here is a traditional Han ....
Recipe# 10723
27 Sep 11

by namitashah
No reviews
This is a good, fast-made snack for children esp during vacation when they ask for snacks anytime.
Recipe# 9965
22 Oct 03

 by jainankita_12+
No reviews
A spicy kurkura chaat recipe which is sure to tingle your taste buds. A combination of kurkure, fried papad and potatoes tossed together with a tangy chaat masala, kurkura chaat is irrestible! Try this spicy and mazedar chaat recipe to entice your family and guests.
Recipe# 15557
07 Sep 04

 by magicl
No reviews
Kurkure masti is an appealing starter or snack recipe which is sure to win accolades for you . The papad cones are filled with a spicy delicious tofu and carrot based filling and then deep fried till crispy done. Enjoy piping hot with sauce or chutney.
Masala Papad
Recipe# 1472
01 Oct 20

 by Tarla Dalal
Crunchy and masaledar, this is and ideal starter for serving with any meal! Nobody refuses Masala Papad, because it is light and appetizing, ensuring that you have enough place in your tummy for the upcoming meal. While we have prepared this snack with the standard combo of vegetables and chilli pow ....
Masala Papad ( Zero Oil Dal and Chawal)
Recipe# 22180
23 Mar 13

 by Tarla Dalal
This zero-oil version of Masala Papad differs from the usual starter in many ways, and not just in the absence of oil! Usually, when deep-fried papads are used to prepare Masala Papad, the oil helps to hold the chopped vegetables and spice powders in place. Here, we have used a layer of peppy green ....
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