Definition of poppadom in English:

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poppadom

Pronunciation: /ˈpɒpədəm/
(also poppadum or popadom)

noun

(In Indian cooking) 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.

Origin

From Tamil pappaḍam.

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