How to make Anari Papdi -

Crisp papdi topped with pomegranate, tomatoes, chutney, and sev

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Pomegranate Pearls (अनार के दाने), Papdi (पापड़ी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Anari Papdi

Anari Papdi Recipe Card


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 : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Anari Papdi Recipe

  • Pomegranate Pearls 1/2 cup

  • Papdi 20

  • Cucumber chopped 1/4 cup

  • Tomato chopped 1/4 cup

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies chopped 2-3

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed 1/4 teaspoon

  • Tamarind chutney 4-5 tablespoon

  • Chaat masala 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Sev as required


Step 1

Mix together, pomegranate pearls, cucumber, tomato, coriander leaves, green chillies, salt and peppercorns in bowl.

Step 2

Arrange papdis on a plate and top each with spoonful of the above mixture. Drizzle tamarind chutney, sprinkle chaat masala, red chilli powder and sev and serve immediately.

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