Papadoms Cooked Over the Coals


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Appears in
The Barbecue Bible

By Steven Raichlen

Published 1998

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Crisp, spicy, and wafer-thin, papadoms are Indian flat breads made from lentil flour and spices. You’ve probably had them if you’ve eaten at an Indian restaurant, for papadoms are served as both an hors d’oeuvre and with the main course. They usually come deep-fried at Indian restaurants in North America, an admittedly tasty but greasy preparation, but in India papadoms are often cooked on the lid of a tandoor oven or over direct flames to produce audibly crisp wafers w