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.
- 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
- Boil potatoes in a pressure cooker. Peel their skin and mash them well.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Take a pan to deep fry and heat oil.
- Cut bread slices into triangles, cut all the edges if you wish to. Over 2 bread slices smear some green mint chutney.
- Now, place a small scoop of potato mash in the centre of one bread slice and spread it evenly on the slice.
- Place the second slice on top like a sandwich and press it gently.
- Now, its time to dip the stuffed bread sandwich into the batter. Make sure it is coated well on all the sides.
- Carefully drop them into hot oil and fry it until golden brown.
- Serve Bread Pakoda with Pudina Chutney and a cup of hot tea.
I bet you will not stop at one bite.