Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Bread Pakoda

Bread pakoda is a fried snack, easy to prepare at any time with easily available ingredients at home. It is my favorite evening snack with a cup of hot tea.
bread pakora recipe| indian evening snack
Ingredients required for this recipe are:
Bread slices: 5(make 10 pieces)
Besan: 1 cup
Green chillies: 3-4(finely chopped)
Dry mint Powder: 1 table spoon (you can use fresh coriander/ methi (fenugreek leaves)
Red chilli powder: ½ teaspoon
Water: for making dough
Salt : to taste
Oil: for deep frying
Method: cut the hard brown edges of bread. Cut each piece into two, you can also cut in triangular shape.
In a bowl add besan, greenchillies, salt, redchilli powder and dry mint powder, mix well gradually adding water with spoon and mixing make a thick dough of batter. Whisk well to avoid any lumps.
Heat oil in kadhai, take a piece of bread , dip it into the batter, with the help of big serving spoon, coat the batter on every side of bread, (now take carefully you can take big flat serving spoon) and fry pakoda in hot oil, first the flame should be high, as it start changing color slow the flame to medium, fry from both sides, till crisp and golden brown in color.
Serve with chutney of your choice


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