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Poppadoms are an Indian staple made from little more than flour (rice, lentils, potato, and chickpea are among the most popular), water, and spices.????????í
Sometimes poppadoms are a starter, draped with raw onion, tomato, fresh coriander leaves, and Serrano chilies and topped off with????????íchaat masala????????í(a salty-sour spice blend used to garnish many snacks). They can also be simply roasted for a quick, healthy snack.
In certain parts of India, poppadoms which have been dried but not cooked are used in curries and vegetable dishes.
Poppadoms are a thin, crisp Indian preparation sometimes described as a cracker. It is typically served as an accompaniment to a meal in India. It is also eaten as an appetizer or a snack and can be eaten with various toppings such as chopped onions, chutney or other dips. These black pepper poppadoms are the ideal accompaniment to creamy Indian dishes.