Papadum Express: Kayo and Kersi Kadva


November 29, 2014

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Two Liverpool inventors have brought their boyhood dream to life.

Brothers Kersi and Kayo Kadva’s impatience at waiting for papadums to cook in oil one at a time sparked an idea to quickly satisfy their cravings.

Article by Alison Balding | Daily Telegraph

The Papadum Express was born — a specially designed and crafted microwave tray which can cook up to 10 papadums in a minute.

“We sat down one day and said, ‘there’s got to be an easier way to cook papadums faster’,” Mr Kadva said.

“To think how far we have come since that conversation in 2011 is amazing.”


The Mumbai boys, who have called Liverpool home for more than 10 years, are proud of their product’s western Sydney origins.

“The tray is manufactured in Moorebank, the plastic supplier is in Hoxton Park, the stickers and printing is done at Liverpool and the boxes are from Chullora,” Mr Kadva said.

“It’s the hardworking spots like Liverpool where all the great products are being created.”