Grilled Pappadums with Spicy Lentil Dip

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  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 package pappadums, quartered (flavored with garlic, if possible)

Peanut oil

Spicy Lentil Dip: 

3 cups cooked lentils

1/2 cup coarsely chopped red onion

4 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped

1 serrano pepper, coarsely chopped

2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

2 tablespoons olive oil

1/4 teaspoon cumin

Salt and freshly ground pepper

1/4 cup coarsely chopped cilantro


  1. Preheat grill. Brush each quarter with oil on both sides. Grill on each side until blistered, about 10 to 12 seconds on each side.
  2. Spicy Lentil Dip: Place lentils, onion, garlic, pepper and vinegar in the bowl of a food processor. Process until smooth. Slowly add the olive oil. Season with cumin, salt and pepper and pulse 3 times. Remove to a bowl and garnish with cilantro.