Bread Pakoda

Bread Pakora

Bread Pakoda

Bread pakora or Bread Bajjis are probably the easiest snack that can be made. The bread slices are dipped in a batter made of gram flour and  deep fried. The minimum preparation time makes this an ideal go to emergency snack.

Bread Pakoda Batter

 Mix all the ingredients and water to make a loose batter

Bread Slices

Cut the bread slice into desired shape.

Bread Pakoda dip

Dip the bread slices in the batter before deep frying

Bread pakoda fry

Deep fry the batter dipped bread slices.

Bread Pakoda2

Drain on absorbent paper

Ingredients:

  • Bread: 6 slices
  • Gram Flour/ Besan: 1cups
  • Red Chili powder: 1tsp
  • Turmeric Powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Salt
  • Oil (for deep frying)

Method:

  • Mix the flour, chili powder, turmeric powder and salt
  • Add water to make a loose batter
  • Heat oil in a wok for deep frying
  • Dip the bread slices in the batter and gently dunk it in the hot oil
  • Reduce the flame to medium. Turn the slices so that they are fried on either sides
  • Once the slices turn golden in color remove them from the oil.
  • Place the pakoras on absorbent paper to absorb the excess oil
  • Serve hot with a sauce or a chutney

Note

  • Either ginger-garlic paste (1/4 tsp) or asefotida powder(a pinch) can be added to the batter for extra flavor
  • Instead of just plain bread slices, sandwiches with some mashed potato stuffing can also be dunked in the batter and deep fried