popadam

noun
pop·​a·​dam
variants: or popadum \ ˈpäpədəm \
plural -s

Definition of popadam

: an Indian cake often eaten with curry and made of a thin strip or a ball of gluten flour or cornmeal fried in oil or other fat

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History and Etymology for popadam

Tamil-Malayalam pappaṭam

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“Popadam.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/popadam. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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