Yields: 28 Pappadams / Papadams
Urad dal powder - 1 cup
( I used store bought if not grind the urad dal to a fine powder and sieve ,your urad dal flour is ready to use. Do not roast the dal and grind)
Salt - to taste ( i used 1/2 tsp)
Baking soda - 1/2 tsp
Sesame oil - 2 tsp
Water as needed to make a dough
All purpose flour/Maida - as needed for rolling out the pappadams
Take a wide bowl add the urad dal,salt and baking soda mix it up.
Pour water little by little and mix to form a non sticky dough.
Add oil and knead the dough well.
Place the dough onto a kitchen counter and using a pestle punch well to get a soft dough.Fold the dough into half and repeat punching for 2 to 3 minutes till soft
Roll out into a thin log and cut into small pieces or divide the dough into small balls.
Dust the surface with all purpose flour roll out each ball into a semi thin disc.To get a perfect circle i used a cutter this step is optional.
Place all the rolled disc onto a plastic sheet and sun dry less than 5 minutes on each side.
Heat oil and deep fry these pappadams till both sides are light brown and puffed up.Enjoy!
Leftover papaddams i rolled it with a kitchen tissue and kept it inside a ziplock in the fridge to fry them the next day.
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