Lijjat Papad is traditionally made by the Shri Mahila Griha Udyog Lijjat Papad. Not only as an everyday food, Lijjat Moong Papad can also be served in special occasions. Lijjat Moong Papad should be grilled under a hot grill for a few seconds either side until the papad totally bubbles up. The papads can also be fried deep into the oil. The key ingredients behind the special masala papad are the urad dal flour, pepper, salt, edible vegetable oil and other desi spices. ‘Truly Indian, truly delicious”.
Shri Mahila Griha Udyog Lijjat Papad, popularly known as Lijjat, was started in the year 1959. Lijjat is primarily a cottage industry, urban by its origin, which has spread to the rural areas. It is considered as one of the most remarkable entrepreneurial initiatives by women that is identified with female empowerment in India. It provides employment to around 42,000 people. Lijjat is headquartered in Mumbai and has 81 branches and 27 divisions all over India.