Simple Pappadam is an Indian flatbread prepared from urad flour, Simple Pappadams are also thin rounds which are busted into hot oil before being served. Simple Pappadam is a very tasty craker sort of food enjoyed well with hot rice. It can also be enjoyed as a snack with hot tea if some extra flavorful seasonings are used in the preparation. Spicy crispy karmuras are very popular in many parts of India. These sun dried pappadams are very easy to prepare. In India, when summer is at its peak, a lot many Indian mothers are employed in the task of preparing pappadom. Some sell it, while with others it is consumed in their own family. Since pappadam is prepared from urad flour, it is healthy and nutritious. Children have a good liking for pappadam. You can explore a well detailed recipe here that can be easily prepared at home.
Add salt, soda-bicarb and asafoetida (you can also add flavors like black pepper, garlic or chilly etc as per your taste).
Add water to make a hard dough and knead it for some time.
Roll out around 100 round pancakes each weighing around 10 to 12 grams, with about 7 " diameter.
Allow it to dry in the sun well. Store in an air tight container.
Tasty and crispy rounds are ready. It can be roasted or deep fried in oil when necessary. Serve pappadam with hot rice and curries for your noon day meals. It is a real enjoyments to have a bite of pappadam.