How to make Indian Papad Tacos -

Roasted papads shaped into tacos, filled with masaledar chane and topped with mint-yogurt dip.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Papad (पापड़), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Indian Papad Tacos

Indian Papad Tacos Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 8-10 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Indian Papad Tacos Recipe

  • Papad 8 medium

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Turmeric powder ¼ teaspoon

  • Chana masala ½ teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Chickpeas (kabuli chana) soaked overnight and boiled 2 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Yogurt ½ cup

  • Mint chutney 1¼ tablespoon

  • Fresh coriander sprigs for garnishing


Step 1

Heat a non-stick tawa. Roast each papadon it, turning sides, till both sides are light golden. Remove from heat, lightly wrap around a thick rolling pin while still warm and keep for few seconds to get the shape of taco shells.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds and sauté till fragrant. Add onion and sauté till translucent.

Step 3

Add turmeric powder, chana masala and chilli powder and sauté for 30 seconds. Add chickpeas, mix and cook for 1 minute. Add salt and toss. Add 2-3 tablespoons water, mix, cover and cook till mixture dries.

Step 4

Add lemon juice and mix well. Transfer into a bowl.

Step 5

To prepare mint yogurt, combine yogurt and mint chutney in another bowl and mix well.

Step 6

Place roasted shells on a serving platter and fill them with chickpea mixture. Drizzle some mint yogurt on top and garnish with coriander sprigs.

Step 7

Serve immediately.

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