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Shrimp Stuffed Papad


  • 2 cups finely diced Onion
  • 1 tbsp sliced green Chilli
  • 400 gms Shrimp
  • 2 tsps Rechad Masala see sub below
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup chopped Coriander/Cilantro
  • 6 – 10 Urad Papads see note below


  • Saute the onion till golden brown and add the green chilli
  • Shell and devein the shrimp and cut it into small pieces
  • Add the shrimp to the saute pan and follow with the rechad masala – substitute this masala with 1 tsp each of chilli & cumin powder, 1/2 tsp Turmeric, 2 tbsps of ginger and garlic paste and a tiny bit of vinegar
  • Add salt and the coriander, mix and allow to cool
  • Soak each papad in warm water for 30 – 40 seconds till pliable – note that the papad must be the kind with no holes
  • Once soft place on a towel and dab the other side with a paper towel to remove moisture
  • Place some filling in the center fold over the top, sides and roll to seal (Watch video)
  • Deep fry in hot oil on both sides and serve immediately