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papad Line breaks: papad
Pronunciation: /ˈpapəd/

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Definition of papad in English:


A poppadom: a superb meal of fresh fish, vegetables, dal, papads, and rice
More example sentences
  • Again, papads are rolled out paper thin whereas poppadoms are rolled out a little thicker and puff up more.
  • She served steamed Basmati, fried papads, and sun dried yogurt chilies with the fish.
  • Ordinarily there would be two vegetable dishes, and one savoury, and one sweet, and some chutney/salad/raita, and papad, and a few more things here and there.


Hindi pāpaṛ from Tamil pappaḍam poppadom.

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