One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A poppadom.‘a superb meal of fresh fish, vegetables, dal, papads, and rice’
- ‘Again, papads are rolled out paper thin whereas poppadoms are rolled out a little thicker and puff up more.’
- ‘The menu included sweet, vada, four vegetable dishes, payasam, papad, fruits and a three-course meal.’
- ‘While most joints concentrate on lunch offering rice and curry with papad, a side dish and pickle - there are ones providing breakfast and supper as well.’
- ‘Ordinarily there would be two vegetable dishes, and one savoury, and one sweet, and some chutney/salad/raita, and papad, and a few more things here and there.’
- ‘She served steamed Basmati, fried papads, and sun dried yogurt chilies with the fish.’
Hindi pāpaṛ from Tamil pappaḍam poppadom.
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