Whole Wheat Papdi

Another famous Indian street food is Papdi Chaat. Papdis are generally made out of all-purpose flour (maida). I wanted to make it a little healthy so I used wheat flour and baked the papdis. It is not as tasty as the fried maida papdis but definitely have a good taste. Next recipe will be Papdi Chaat, stay tuned. 

Course: Snacks

Cuisine: Indian

Time: Preparation –  25 mins, Baking – 20 mins, Total – 45 mins

Servings: makes around 30 papdis


  1. Wheat Flour – 1 cup
  2. Oil – 2 tbsp (you can use ghee as well)
  3. Carrom Seeds (Ajwain) – 1/2 tsp
  4. Water – as required to knead the dough
  5. Salt to taste.

PS: 1 Cup = 250 ML

How to make Whole Wheat Papdi:

  1. Take a mixing bowl. Add wheat flour, carrom seeds, oil and salt. Mix well with you fingers
  2. Now add water little by little and start kneading the dough
  3. Make a smooth and firm dough. Cover and keep aside for 20 mins
  4. Divide the dough in 4 equal parts
  5. Take one portion and roll it using a rolling-pin. Do not make it too thin
  6. Now depending on what size papdi you want, take a lid or cookie cutter and cut out small circles
  7. Remove the extra rolled dough and roll it again. Repeat till dough is finished
  8. Prick the papdis with a fork so that they don’t puff
  9. Pre-heat the oven 180 degree C or 350 F. Grease the baking tray
  10. Place the papdis and bake for 15-20 mins or until golden. Keep checking in between
  11. Your Whole Wheat Papdis are ready. Store in an airtight container.


3 Comments Add yours

  1. Megala says:

    They look so crispy & tasty !!

    Liked by 1 person

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