The crispy pappadam enjoys a special position in the Kerala cuisine, be it in a traditional sadya or as a side to soft puttu.
However, it has become one of the most adulterated food items lately. It is easy to prepare tasty pappadams at home without any harmful substances. Check out this easy recipe of homemade Kerala pappadam.
200 gm urad dal powder
¾ tsp baking soda
2 tsp sesame oil
Water, as needed
All-purpose flour, as needed
Into a bowl add the urad dal powder, baking soda and salt and mix well
Add water and sesame oil gradually while mixing it
To make the dough soft, flatten it using your palm, fold it and then beat it using a stone or a rolling pin
Repeat it at least 10-12 times
Now roll it and cut it in small pieces
Sprinkle some all purpose flour on a board and roll each piece of dough in circular shapes
Keep it under the sun with each side exposed for at least 5 minutes
You can fry these pappadams after drying as well.