Papdi Puri
Papdi Puri is a versatile crispy snack mostly use in Indian Chaat recipes like papdi chaat, sev puri or bhel puri. Papdi Puri is a perfect tea time snack too.
Recipe type: Streetfood Snack & Chaat
Cuisine: Indian
  • 1 Cup All-purpose flour/Maida
  • 1 tsp Carom seeds/Ajwain
  • Salt
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • Oil for deep frying
  1. In mixing bowl, add flour, carom seeds, salt and oil. Mix all ingredients very well using your fingertips.
  2. Start kneading the dough. Add little water, make smooth dough and cover it for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Divide the dough into 3-4 portions and make a smooth balls.
  4. Take one ball roll it into a big circle, do not make very thin or very thick.
  5. Now using the cookie cutter or small katori, cut it into small-small size circles/puris. Repeat the same method for remaining balls and make more small circles or small puris.
  6. Take a fork and prick the surface of all circles and keep aside.
  7. Heat oil for deep frying, once oil is hot enough, drop few rolled puris into the hot oil and fry until it becomes golden brown on medium flame.
  8. Remove the fried puris using slotted on paper towel to absorb excess oil.
  9. Repeat the same method, fry remaining puris and make more Papdis.
  10. Once it cool down, store it into the airtight container.
  11. You can even bake them on 375F/180C for 15-18 minutes or till golden brown.
• You can store them up to 1 month into the airtight container.
• You can use whole wheat flour instead of all-purpose flour.
Recipe by Binjal's VEG Kitchen at