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Crispy Masala Papdi

Crsipy Masala Papdi(Baked)

Crispy Methi Papdi Snack recipe with Whole Wheat Flour and Fresh Fenugreek Leaves
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course snacks
Cuisine Indian


  • Air Fryer
  • for Deep Frying Kadhaior Heavy Bottomed Pan
  • Rolling Pin
  • Mixing Bowl


  • 2 Cups Whole Wheat flour
  • ¼ Cup Semolina
  • 1 tsp Caraway Seeds/Ajwain
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder/Flakes
  • Salt to Taste
  • 1-2 tbsp Sesame Seeds optional
  • 2-3 tbsp Oil/Desi Ghee
  • ¾ Cup Finely Chopped Fenugreek Leaves optional
  • ½ Cup Finely Chopped Cilantro Leaves optional


  • In a mixing bowl mix together whole wheat flour, semolina, caraway seeds, red chilli powder and salt and mix well.
  • Now add oil and rub the flour mix with fingers to get breadcrumb kind of consistency.
  • Take fistful of flour, if it binds together, then the flour is ready to knead. Else add a tsp of oil/ghee in it.
  • Add finely chopped fresh fenugreek leaves and mix well in flour.
  • Knead with cold water. I used around 1 cup of water to knead 2 +¼ Cups of total flour as fenugreek leaves also give out water..
  • Keep aside for 10-15 minutes.
  • When ready to make, divide the dough into equal portions for rolling.
  • Roll each portion thinly, sprinkle sesame seeds over the rolled dough and again roll it a bit pressing the seeds on dough.
  • Now with a cookie cutter, cut out the circles. Keep the cutouts covered with a damp towel or napkin so that it doesn't dries out.
  • Swtich on Air- fryer, at 350F or 180 C and set the timer for 12 minutes, Add Papadis when it indicates ADD FOOD.
  • After 8 minutes check whether Papdi are done or not. Air fry till the Papdi start turning light brown.
  • Cool and the store it in air tight container.



You can make these using multigrain flour or add substitute some part of whole wheat flour with maida or any flour of your choice.
Can add Cumin seeds also in dough.
You can also add finely chopped spinach or 2 tbsp dried fenugreek leaves/kasuri methi in place of fresh fenugreek leaves or cilantro/coriander leaves.
For Vegan version, add oil inplace of ghee.
Keyword Baked Methi Papdi Recipe, Baked Methi Poori
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