Papad is also known as Papadum. Papad is nothing but the thin Indian wafer, which can be refereed as a cracker or flat bread. Papad is generally made from dried lentils, it can be eaten fried or roasted. There are variety of papad flavors available in the market, that are made to suit the requirement of each and every individual.papad
The basic composition of the papad varies from a number of ingredients such as cereal flour, pulse flour, soya flour, spice mixes, chemical mixes and different vegetable juices for improving both organoleptic and nutritional characteristics.
Before making any papad, its dough is required to make. That dough contains salt and peanut oil and some flavors to make the special regional papad. Baking soda is also one of the main ingredient for making good papad. The dough is shaped into a thin, round flat bread and then dried (traditionally in the sun). Papad can be cooked by deep-frying, roasting over an open flame, toasting or microwaving.