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poppadom Line breaks: pop¦pa|dom
Pronunciation: /ˈpɒpədəm/
(also poppadum or popadom)

Definition of poppadom in English:


(In Indian cookery) a large circular piece of thin, spiced bread made from ground lentils and fried in oil.
Example sentences
  • Again, papads are rolled out paper thin whereas poppadoms are rolled out a little thicker and puff up more.
  • We also had Indian food including mangoes, chapattis and poppadoms.
  • It is a hot, sweet and sour delight that you can make time and again for use with fish and chicken dishes, or as a dipping sauce for spring rolls, poppadoms and savouries.


From Tamil pappaḍam.

Words that rhyme with poppadom

pauperdom • martyrdom
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