Tuesday, 10 March 2015

How to make Plain bread Pakora

Recipe of Plain Bread Pakora

Plain bread pakora is a fritter in which bread is coated with gram flour which is very easy to prepare. It is a quick snack which can be made in jiffy. Bread pakora can be prepared with few ingredients available. It is a popular street food of India which is relished by everyone. It is a famous breakfast and tea-time snack.

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These pakoras can be served with tamarind and Mint Chutney. They are crisp from outside and soft from inside. They tastes amazing when serve hot. There are two types of bread pakoras : Plain bread pokora in which has no stuffing, and other one is stuffed bread pakora which is stuffed with potatoes and cottage cheese.

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Lets start with the recipe :

Recipe Type : Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine : Indian

Preparation Time   Cooking time Total Time Yield
5 minutes10 minutes15 minutes6 Pakora 

Ingredients : 
  • 1 cup besan (Gram flour)
  • 3 pieces of whole wheat bread
  • Salt according to taste
  • 1 teaspoon chaat masala
  • 1 teaspoon pepper 
  • 1 teaspoon jeera powder (Cumin  powder)
  • 1 chopped green chilly
  • Oil for deep frying
Preparation :
  1. Take besan (Gram flour) in a bowl
  2. Add salt, green chilly and chaat masala in the same
  3. Add water in it and whisk it in smooth batter, make sure no lumps are formed
  4. Batter should be of medium consistency (Not too thick and not too thin)
  5. Cut slices of bread from the center in two pieces , keep it aside
  6. In a bowl, add salt, pepper, chaat masala and jeera powder and mix it well
  7. Spread masala evenly on the bread
  8. Heat oil in a shallow pan for deep frying
  9. When it is hot, dip bread in the besan batter and drop it in the oil
  10. Keep the flame medium, and let pakora cook from both the sides
  11. When it turns golden from both the sides, take them out on a tissue or oil absorbent paper
  12. Sprinkle some chaat masala on the top of pakoras
  13. You can cut them into pieces 
  14. Serve hot with Mint Chutney and tamarind chutney. 
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  1. delicious!! I usually add the dry masalas to the chickpea batter itself.. loved ur version too:)

  2. I can see you are fond of chaat masala Ritu! same here! Chaat masala rocks on snacks!

  3. Tempting pakodas:)....Simple yet delightful:)

  4. Love bread pakoras!!
    I will also try adding cumin powder next time!!!

  5. Perfect breakfast, brunch, snack or I can even have it for lunch! YUM YUM YUM :D

  6. This is nice and simple. Will surely try it out Ritu! I love chaat masala too :)

  7. Thanks so much for sharing Ritu. Now I know how to convert bread slices into a nice snack or any time is a good time finger food.

  8. very creative Idea of preparing bread pakodas ..Perfect snack for tea time ..any time..

  9. Indian breads are the best in the whole world! Very versatile recipe Ritu and so easy to make, I can't wait to try!

  10. What a great change this would make for breakfast! I have an urge to have it with a cup of sweet tea.

  11. Perfect for every day and delicious too

  12. This sounds a perfect and healthy snack.Thanks for sharing the recipe...

  13. Perfect with a cup of tea, luv the bread pakoras with whole wheat bread... thanks for sharing this nice recipe! Ritu Rocks!

  14. Perfect pakoras for tea time.. love it dear

  15. This looks so good! Would make a delicious breakfast or snack. :)

  16. They look wonderful!! I think I'll make them as well for tea today!:)

  17. Looks wonderful! I will definitely give your recipe a try!


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