5 Exciting ways to use Papad

by Sanjeev Kapoor

Crunchy papads are something that can spice up even a simple dal chawal meal, but do they have to be limited to just being an accompaniment. Take a look at these 5 super innovative recipes which will make you look at Papads in a whole new light.


Indian Papad Tacos 

Crisp papads shaped into taco shells and filled with a flavourful chole masala drizzled with chilled yogurt mint chutney. Desi flavours in a videsi avatar – these desi style tacos are delicious.

Paneer Bhurji 

Serving something as simple as bhurji in an innovative edible cone makes it a fancy starter perfect for a party. Plus shaping the cones is really simple too – try it out!

Masala Kichia Papad 

Whats better than a masala papad? A masala khichia papad. The base of a khichiya papad is thicker than a regular papad so when you add the masala on top it doesn’t get soggy too soon. Definitly worth a try

Crispy Paneer Papad Sandwich 

Chunks of Paneer stuffed with a cheesy green chutney mixture, coated in crunchy papad bits and deep fried to crisp perfection. Each bite of this delicious crispy paneer sandwich is a pleasant surprise.

Dahi Papad ki Sabzi 

This simple sabzi is made by cooking Bikaner moong dal papads in a flavourful yogurt based gravy. It is a simple recipe that you can enjoy with rotis, bhakris or even steamed rice.




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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.