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Kukka Appolu(Potato Papad)

Potato papads are very tasty. It can be used as a snack for the evening tea/coffee. It can as well go with the meals when guests/friends are invited.


raw rice-250gms,


red chillies/green chillies-10,


salt to taste and little oil for spreading papads.

Kukka Appolu


Soak rice for 3 hrs.

Steam the potatoes.

Peel and mash thoroughly.

Grind rice with chillies, hing and salt to a fine batter. Add 5 glasses of water to the batter and cook in a pan. Keep on stirring.

When the batter is cooked and becomes thick, remove from the flame.

When it comes down to a warm stage, add the mashed potatoes and mix well to make a soft dough.

Take two small pieces of plastic sheet, apply oil on one side of these pieces, keep a small ball, approx.1″ dia., taken out from the dough on one oiled sheet, cover it with the second oiled sheet.

Press it with a manual wooden press or else go on patting on top of the sheet with hands, till it takes a papad shape and thickness.

Repeat the process till all the dough is done.

Spread the raw papads on a large plastic sheet and dry them in the hot sun, in batches, if necessary.

Do it(dry) for 2 to 3 days.

Store them in airtight containers for using as and when required.


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