One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A thin East Indian bread made with lentil flour.
- ‘We will serve idli-sambar, upma and puttu for breakfast, and rice with sambar, pulissery, aviyal, thoran and pappadam for lunch.’
- ‘The cook, Krishna Lama, conjures a meal of buffalo schnitzel, pappadams, fried chicken and banana custard, all prepared on a ‘stove’ of three rocks and four aluminium pots.’
- ‘Thanks to the large presence of Keralites in Bangalore, one finds banana chips, payasams, pickles and pappadams all over the place.’
- ‘Steaming hot idlis served with spicy chutney, rasa vadai and pappadams soon caught the imagination of customers.’
- ‘Shopkeepers say that Onam buyers prefer the large hand-made ‘pappadams’ that come from small-scale units in the Karunagapalli and Ochira areas on the border of Kollam-Alappuzha districts.’
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