How to make Stuffed Poppadums -

Papads stuffed with spicy potato mixture and deep fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Papads, Potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Stuffed Poppadums

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Stuffed Poppadums Recipe

  • Papads 6

  • Potatoes boiled, peeled and mashed 3 medium

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 6

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder a pinch

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat two tablespoons oil in non-stick pan, add mustard seeds and cumin seeds. When the seeds start spluttering, add curry leaves and sauté for a minute. Add cumin powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and mix well.

Step 2

Add mashed potatoes and mix well till the masala coats the potatoes well. Add lemon juice and coriander leaves and mix well. Soak the poppadums in warm water for ten seconds, remove and place on a clean surface.

Step 3

Place equal portion of potato mixture on each poppadums and fold the poppadums into parcels and seal the edges.

Step 4

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai, deep-fry the parcels, one at a time, on medium heat till golden brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot with red and green coconut chutney.

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