Papadums is a thin, crisp, disc shaped Indian food typically based on seasoned dough of black gram (urad flour) fried or cooked with dry heat. Flour made from others sources such as lentils, chick peas, rice can also be used. Papadums are usually served as an accompaniment to a meal in India or as an appetizer or snack. They are commonly known as papad.
As Papadums are an important part of Indian cuisine, recipes vary from region to region. In India they are served as an accompaniment to meal. In some parts they are precooked and used in vegetables and curries. In UK and Australia they are served as appetizer with dips and pickle.
Made from different flours like Lentils , Chick Peas, black gram, rice.