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papdi recipe | papdi for chaat | how to make fried papdi

easy papdi recipe | papdi for chaat | how to make fried papdi
Course Snack
Cuisine indian street food
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 50 papdi


  • 2 cup wheat flour / atta
  • ¼ cup rava / semolina / suji fine
  • 1 tsp ajwain / carom seeds
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • ½ cup water
  • oil for frying


  • firstly, in a large mixing bowl take 2 cup wheat flour and ¼ cup rava.
  • add 1 tsp ajwain, ¾ tsp salt and 2 tbsp oil.
  • crumble and mix well making sure to form a moist flour.
  • knead the dough well-adding water as required.
  • knead a tight dough as of poori.
  • now divide the dough into half.
  • dust wheat flour and roll slightly thick as of poori.
  • using a cookie cutter/glass cut small round puri.
  • prick the papdi with a fork to prevent from puffing up.
  • fry the papri in medium hot oil. alternatively, bake in a preheated oven at 180-degree celsius for 15-20 minutes.
  • fry on low flame till the papdi floats. this takes approx 1-2 minutes.
  • now continue to fry on low to medium flame till they turn crispy and golden in colour.
  • drain off the papri over kitchen paper to absorb excess oil.
  • finally, serve papdi with evening chai or store in airtight container for a month to prepare papdi chaat