How to make Papad Nachos -

A unique recipe of nachos getting Indian touch by using papads

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Assorted mini papads, Tomato (टमाटर)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Papad Nachos

Papad Nachos Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Papad Nachos Recipe

  • Assorted mini papads 150 grams

  • Tomato finely chopped 3 tablespoons

  • Onion finely chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Green chillies finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 1/2 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Tomato ketchup 1 tablespoon

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Fresh coriander sprigs to garnish

  • Cheese sauce

  • Processed cheese grated 1/2 cup

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Refined flour 1 tablespoon

  • Milk 1 cup

  • Black peppercorns crushed to taste

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

To make cheese sauce, heat butter in a non-stick pan, add flour and sauté for a minute. Add milk, mix till smooth and cook for a minute. Add cheese, mix well and cook till it melts. Add crushed peppercorns and salt, mix well and cook till the sauce thickens. Remove the pan from heat and set aside.

Step 2

Take tomato in a bowl, add onion, green chillies, coriander leaves, salt and tomato ketchup and mix well. Add lemon juice and mix well.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Add the papads and deep-fry till crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 4

Place the fried papads in a serving platter. Pour the white sauce and top with the tomato mixture. Garnish with coriander sprigs and serve immediately.

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