Can Gerbils Eat Poppadoms?

Can Gerbils Eat Poppadoms?

Poppadoms (also known as Papadum) is a crisp, thin, disc-shaped food that comes from the Indian subcontinent.

It is usually made out of peeled black gram flour (urad flour) and is a seasoned dough. It is prepared by being fried or cooked with dry heat.

Other flour sources that can be used for papadums is:

  • rice
  • lentils
  • tapioca
  • chickpeas
  • potato

In many countries the poppadoms are typically served as a accompaniment to a meal.

In some parts of India the papadums are served with vegetable or curry dishes.

So can gerbils eat poppadoms safely?

Yes! A gerbil can eat them as long as they do not eat too many of them.

Additionally make sure that nothing is added to them such as sauces, dips and spices. The best option for poppadoms for gerbils is the plain version.