Soan papdi

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Soan papdi
Soan sohan papdi India Festive Sweets.jpg
Alternative namesSoam papdi, patisa, shonpapdi
Place of originIndian subcontinent
Region or stateIndian subcontinent
Associated national cuisineBangladesh, India, Pakistan
Main ingredientsGram flour, sugar, flour, ghee, milk, cardamom[1]
Food energy
(per serving)
30 kcal (126 kJ)

Soan papdi (also known as patisa, son papri, sohan papdi or shonpapdi)[2] is a popular Indian dessert. It is usually cube-shaped or served as flakes, and has a crisp and flaky texture. It was traditionally sold loose in a rolled paper cone, but modern industrial production has led it to be sold in tightly formed cubes.[3] With the popularity of the sweet, newer flavors such as mango, strawberry, pineapple and chocolate have been introduced.


Soan papdi is said to have originated in India, specifically West Bengal; with Gujarat , Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan also having been proposed as potential origins.[4]


Its main ingredients are sugar, gram flour, flour, ghee, milk,and cardamom.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Diwali". Retrieved September 17, 2012.
  2. ^ "Patisa - Culinary Encyclopedia". Retrieved September 17, 2012.
  3. ^ "Soan Papdi". Retrieved September 17, 2012.
  4. ^ "Patisa". Retrieved 28 December 2014.
  5. ^ "Diwali". Retrieved September 17, 2012.

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