- Butter or ghee or vanaspathi-1 1/2tbsp
- Carrom seeds(ajwain)-3/4tsp
- Salt-a pinch
- All purpose flour(maida)-1cup
- Water-as required
- Oil-to deep fry
Mix the ghee, carrom seeds and salt to taste and cream well.
Add the flour to this.Mix evenly to get a crumbly mixture.
Add just a little water at a time and knead to get a firm, smooth dough. Cover with a damp cloth and allow to rest for 20 minutesAfter the dough has rested, divide it into equal-sized balls. Roll between your palms till smooth. Lightly flour a clean rolling surface and press one ball flat. Roll out into a circle (1/4" thick) using a rolling pin.Prick the rolled out dough evenly using a fork.Thios will avoid the papdis being puffed up. Now use the circular cookie cutter/lid to cut smaller circles out on the large circle. Remove extra dough from sides of smaller circles and re-use.