Pappada Vada/Pappad Fritters

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Pappada vadas are popular evening tea time snack in Kerala which is tasty and easy to make. Pappada vadas are prepared by deep frying pappads dipped in the spicy rice batter. This can be stored in an air tight container for up to a week.


10 Pappad

1 cup Raw rice

½ tsp Chilli powder

½ tsp Kashmiri chilli powder

¼ tsp Turmeric powder

¼ tsp  Asafoetida powder

1 tsp Black sesame seeds

1 tsp Cumin seeds

Salt to taste

Water as needed

Coconut oil for frying


Soak the raw rice for 3-4 hours in water. Grind it into a fine paste. Add chilli powder, turmeric powder asafetida, sesame seeds, cumin seeds and salt to the batter . Mix well . It should be of dosa batter consistency

The pappadam should be stiff. For this keep it in sunlight for some time or place it in a refrigerator for 20 minutes.

Heat oil in a frying pan and dip each pappadam in the batter and fry them until golden brown.

Drain on kitchen tissues and serve hot with tea or store in air tight container

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