Main ingredient for Papdi Chaat and Dahi Papdi Chaat is this Papdi. You can easily make these crispy round indian crackers at home.
1 cup All Purpose Flour / Maida
1 teaspoon Ajwain
1 tablespoon Oil / Ghee
Salt as needed
Oil for deep frying
Mix maida, salt, ajwain and oil. Add water little by little to make a smooth dough. Knead it well, cover it and keep it aside for 30 minutes.
Knead it again with a tablespoon of maida. Divide the dough into 2 parts. Coat the dough with oil. Knead it again to a smooth dough.
Roll that into big thin circle and then cut small circles from it using a bottle lid or a round cookie cutter.
Heat oil for deep fry. When the oil is hot, reduce the flame to medium, gently place these circles in oil and fry until golden colour. Remove from oil , drain them on a kitchen towel.Allow them to cool.