Monsoon Snack – 20 | Bread Pakoda Recipe

Its been raining cats and dogs in Bangalore since a week. This is the best time to munch snacks with a cup of tea. Try making Bread Pakoda which is a simple but very delicious snack for the rainy day.

Ingredients

  • Bread slices – 4
  •  Green chutney – 1/4 cup
  •  Potatoes (aloo) – 3
  •  Gram flour (besan) – 3/4 cup
  •  Rice flour – 1 teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder -2 teaspoon 
  •  Turmeric powder (Haldi) -1 teaspoon
  •  Amchur (Dry Mango Powder) -1/2 teaspoon
  •  Carom seeds (Ajwain) -1/2 teaspoon
  •  Asafoetida (Hing) -1/4 teaspoon
  •  Coriander leaves (Dhania) -2 tablespoon
  • Water, as needed
  • Cooking oil, for deep frying
  • Salt to taste

Directions for Bread Pakoda Recipe

  1. Boil potatoes in a pressure cooker. Peel their skin and mash them well.
  2. Take a mixing bowl and add 1 teaspoon red chilli powder, 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder, 1/2 teaspoon amchur powder, salt to taste, coriander leaves and mix everything well.
  3. Take another mixing bowl, in this add besan flour, rice flour, salt, 1 teaspoon red chilli powder, 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder, asafoetida and ajwain.
  4. And add a little water at a time and mix well to make a lump-free batter. The consistency of the batter should be not thick nor too thin.
  5. Take a pan to deep fry and heat oil.
  6. Cut bread slices into triangles, cut all the edges if you wish to. Over 2 bread slices smear some green mint chutney.
  7. Now, place a small scoop of potato mash in the centre of one bread slice and spread it evenly on the slice.
  8. Place the second slice on top like a sandwich and press it gently.
  9. Now, its time to dip the stuffed bread sandwich into the batter. Make sure it is coated well on all the sides.
  10. Carefully drop them into hot oil and fry it until golden brown.
  11. Serve Bread Pakoda with Pudina Chutney and a cup of hot tea.
    I bet you will not stop at one bite.

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