Crispy, crunchy and tasty! No Indian meal is complete without hot piping papads! Roasted or fried, papads are a must in your thalis. Pair them with some sweet chutneys, zing them up with tangy pickles or dip them in a chilled bowl of aamras – let’s look at 6 types of crispy papads that you must try during summer!
Poha/flattened rice crispy papads, are a traditional Konkan delicacy. They are one of the simplest snack recipes that can be made at any time of year. These sun-dried papads are completely vegan and gluten free, plus they require no preservatives!
Toss in some green chilies, coriander/mint leaves, and red chilies in the papad batter and fry them hot when completely dried. Pair them with some sweet n tangy tomato chutney and you are good to go!
Crispy, healthy and nutritious! Ragi/nachni papads are quite famous in Maharashtrian households.Store them in batches and pair them with pickles, chutneys or have them on their own! They are not only rich in calcium and iron, but are also tasty and very easy to make.
Another traditional Maharashtrian recipe that need to be in your thalis! Moreover, rice kurdai/chawal kachri require only 3 major ingredients to make and are a delight to munch on! Super crisp and delectable, they are usually prepared during summers and are served hot alongside a fresh bowl of aamras.
Garlic papad/Lahsun Papad is a traditional Indian snack that complements any Indian meal like none other. Their true essence lies in the heavenly combination of black gram, garlic, spices and other condiments. Store them in an airtight container and fry/roast according to your preference. In brief, these papads are a delicious way of infusing the aromatic garlic flavor in your palate!
Kerala pappadam is a South-Indian delicacy that is usually served with rice. Likewise, these are an important item of the Sadya/Onasadhya.These sun-dried round discs are enjoyed across every South Indian household and are quite known for their crispiness and unique texture.
Furthermore, pair them with some dal/lentil curry, ghee, and rice and experience a burst of flavors in your mouth!
Sago/Tapioca Pearl/Sabudana papads are one of the most interesting papads that are generally made across India. In fact, they are a great side dish with the right amount of crispiness. Not to mention that they are one of the best snacks when it comes to selecting fasting options!
So, when are you enjoying these yummy variants of piping hot papads next?