You know what to do when you find out that you must have dal chawal for dinner. Everyone has their own way to spruce up the particular comforting fare, sometimes it is the chutney plus pickles that do the trick, and sometimes we resort to crispy papad. Papad is a thin, crunchy snack made with sun-dried lentil disks, that are roasted or deep-fried within oil. You would be surprised to know the amount of makeovers you can give to your papad to make it all the more scrummy and healthy. For instance this masala papad formula from DHABA restaurant could make for any zingy addition to your meal, or simply just serve as a delicious snack for all those mid-meal cravings. You can also pair this with your evening tea! All you need a few fried papads, and put together an excellent quick and yummy mix of cut onion, tomato, cucumber, lemon fruit juice, coriander and a dash of spices or herbs. That’s right; with these easily available ingredients, you are able to treat yourself with a restaurant-like fare! View the recipe video and test it at home today.
Recipe Video: Masala Papad
The best part about the masala papad is the room for creativity; you can include all kinds of vegetables and herbs to help make the ‘masala’ all the more memorable. You can even add in some cheese and boiled mushrooms, as we said there are ideas in abundance. Here’s the step-by-step recipe associated with Masala Papad. Try it and inform us how you like it!
- 2 Papad
- 1 tomato
- 1 onion
- 1/2 cucumber
- 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
- 1/2 tsp cumin powder
- 1/2 tsp chat masala
- 1 tsp coriander, chopped
- 1 tbsp lime juice
- Salt to taste
1. Finely chop tomato, red onion and cucumber.
2. In a dish, add the chopped vegetables, crimson chilli natural powder, salt, cumin powder, chat masala, coriander leaves plus lemon juice.
3. Mix every thing well.
4. Roast the papad on tawa.
5. Serve roasting papad with prepared masala upon side.
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