I stand outside halls where wedding guests buy my papadum
. On such days, I can earn up to Rs800.
The Naan, Basmati Rice, Papadum
, Tandoori Chicken, Aloo Gobi, Lamb Curry and Butter Chicken was well-charred.
Delowar started by serving us crispy, light disc-shaped papadum
or 'papad', which is seasoned dough made from black gram (urad flour), fried or cooked with dry heat.
The chef was careful to offer two different kinds of bread; the crispy, spicy Papadum
which resembles tacos in appearance and processed potato-chips in taste, and the Nn bread, which is served soft, hot and delicious.
A powerful mix of chopped onions incorporated into a dough and fried until crispy, it was served with salad leaves and was, he said happily,' a bhaji to die for!' I had a plain papadum
accompanied by a tray containing the usual assortment of mango chutney, lime pickle, chopped onions and mint raitha.
The meals, priced at pounds 10.99, are each served with rice, a papadum
and a serving of mango chutney.
I began with a spicy papadum
(95p), which came with a choice of dipping sauces, cool or slightly frisky.
Crumbled corn flakes or other cold cereals, pretzel pieces, nuts, matzo, crumbled oven-baked tortilla or potato chips, or Indian papadum
make a crispy coating.
I got us a little chicken tikka masala, a little papadum
, a little naan.
* Skip bread that's fried or soaked in fat, such as: papadum
, chapati, nan, kulcha or roti.
CAP president SM Mohamed Idris said they tested samples of papadums
and found between 1,000mg and 2,000mg of sodium per 100g of papadum
Undoubtedly, carbonated drinks, energy drinks, chips and papadum
, which are already being reported as hazardous to health, should be restricted in educational institutions.