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Papadam is a thin, crisp, disc-shaped food item popular in South Asia. It is typically made from a dough of black gram flour, salt, and oil, and is served as an accompaniment to a meal. Papadam can be eaten either fried or roasted, and is often served with chutney, pickles, or other condiments. It is naturally gluten free and a good source of protein.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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urad dal (black gram)

2 cups


2 teaspoons

cumin seeds

2 teaspoons

black pepper

2 teaspoons

red chili powder

2 teaspoons


2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Soak the urad dal in water for at least 4 hours.

Step 2:

Drain the water and grind the urad dal into a fine paste.

Step 3:

Add the salt, cumin seeds, black pepper, and red chili powder to the paste and mix well.

Step 4:

Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat.

Step 5:

Take a small portion of the paste and flatten it into a thin disc.

Step 6:

Place the disc in the hot oil and fry until it turns golden brown.

Step 7:

Remove the papadam from the oil and place it on a paper towel to absorb the excess oil.

Step 8:

Serve the papadam with your favorite chutney or dip. Enjoy!

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 23310 users have chowed down on Papadam a whopping 66557 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chennai, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Delhi are the top 5 cities gobbling up Papadam like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Papadam, our users are head over heels in october, but the interest cools down in february.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Papadam is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of 20-25 BMI also on board.

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