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Record bid fails as tallest poppadom tower crumbles

An attempt to break the Guinness world record for the tallest tower of poppadoms has crumbled in defeat.

Mia Mason aged 4 helps the chefs of Poppadom Restaurant attempt to break the Guinness World Record Credit: David Parry/PA Wire
Mia Mason aged 4 helps the chefs of Poppadom Restaurant attempt to break the Guinness World Record Credit: David Parry/PA Wire
Mia Mason aged 4 helps the chefs of Poppadom Restaurant attempt to break the Guinness World Record Credit: David Parry/PA Wire

Shamin Ali from the Poppadom Restaurant tried to build the tasty tower during the Curry Capital 2012 celebrations on Brick Lane, East London.

Shamin Ali and Rayman Ali from the Poppadom Restaurant attempt to break the Guinness World Record Credit: David Parry/PA Wire

The existing record is held by the Indian Ocean Restaurant in Ashton-Under-Lyne, with 1,075 poppadoms measuring 1.57 metres in height and is still standing strong.

Shamin Ali and Rayman Ali from the Poppadom Restaurant attempt to break the Guinness World Record Credit: David Parry/PA Wire
Shamin Ali and Rayman Ali from the Poppadom Restaurant attempt to break the Guinness World Record Credit: David Parry/PA Wire