This Indian Celebrity Chef Just Made Papad Lasagna & We’re Confused About This Creation

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by Sanjana Shenoy
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An Indian meal is simply incomplete without papad. The humble papad elevates a dish, adding a crunchy textural element. And if you thought your favourite papad can only be eaten deep-fried, then think again. Celebrity chef Saransh Goila, known for serving one of India’s best Butter Chicken dishes, has put an Italian spin on papad. So, are you ready to make Papad Pasta and Papad Lasagna?

Chef Saransh Goila’s Papad Pasta Is Taking Over The Internet

Why does papad always have to be the side dish? With Saransh Goila‘s Papad Pasta recipe, it can totally be the star of the hero of the dish. Papad Pasta can be your future dinner, and how! Chef Goila shared a video on Instagram naming it
‘Papad Aglio e Olio’. He revealed that when he saw people making chips with pasta on social media he wondered, why not make pasta with papad! Since cooking has no bounds, the chef challenged himself and prepared this pasta for lunch. Chef Goila loved it and wanted to share this Papad Pasta recipe with everyone.

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Papad Lasagna Is Leaving The Internet Confused

After taking internet by storm with his papad pasta, the celebrity chef is back again making lasagna with papad. He took to Instagram to share a Reel, where he boild papad for 60 seconds and transfers to ice water. He then takes the papad and places it as the base in container. The papad is then layered with toppings, cheese, pasta sauce and baked.


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Papad Aglio e Olio Can Be Made At Home With Simple Ingredients

The detailed video of Chef Saransh Goila preparing the pasta was shared on July 26. It went viral on social media, garnering over 28,000 likes and several reactions. In the video, he first cuts thin strips of papad and boils them. He strains it and keeps it aside. Next, he tosses chopped garlic, red pepper flakes and herbs in olive oil. Finally, he adds the pasta and tops it with cheese/ This simple ‘Papad Aglio e Olio’ recipe has intrigued social media. #PapadPasta has become a trend. One netizen pointed out “This ‘Papadalle’ aglio e olio looks delish!” Another one speculated that it may not go well with the other ingredients. Well, we’d say try it out for yourself! Meanwhile, Mumbaikars can visit these 5 Italian places for delicious restaurant-style pasta. 

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