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Friday, April 1, 2011

Bread pakoda
















Cooking Time Required: 30 mins
Cost of Preparation: 45-55 rupees
Makes 8 bread pakodas.

Ingredients:
For the stuffing:
Potato ( 2 nos, large ), finely chopped beetroot ( 4-5 tbs ), finely cut carrot ( 4-5 tbs ), green peas ( 1/2 cup ), cauliflower bits( 3-4 tbs ), onion ( 1 no, small ), green chilli ( 2 nos), coriander powder ( 1/3 tsp ), jeera-lanka (cumin-chilli) powder ( 1/3 tsp), turmeric, salt.

For the batter: 4 tbs besan ( gram flour), cornflour ( 2 tbs ), baking powder ( 1 pinch ), chilli powder ( 1/3 tsp), salt.

Sandwich bread - 8 slices ( with the sides cut off ) and oil for frying.

Preparation: Mix all the ingredients for the batter along with water into a paste of medium to thick consistency .Keep aside.
Cut the onion and green chilli into small pieces.

Cooking: Boil the potatoes. Peel and mash them.

Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan. Add the onion and chilli.Fry till onion becomes translucent.Add the beetroot, carrot, cauliflower and green peas. Stir fry till they are cooked .( should not take longer than 4-5 mins ).

Add the turmeric powder, coriander powder, jeera-lanka and stir fry for 30 secs. Follow with mashed potatoes and salt. Mix all the potato and the other vegetables. Cook for 5 mins.

Remove from fire and allow to cool down to a tolerable temperature. Spread a thick layer of the stuffing between 2 bread slices and press hard. Cut into two triangles.

Heat sufficient oil in a wok. Dip the bread triangles in the batter and put into the oil. Fry on both sides till golden brown. Remove from wok and keep on a blotting paper.

Serve hot with ketchup/green chutney.

Note: Bread pakoda tastes as good even when it is prepared without onion. Just add a little bit of grated ginger as a substitute.

11 comments:

  1. Yummy bread pakoda :) looks delicious :)

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  2. Delicious snack.. Oriyarasoi is very new to me & happy to learn more new dishes from your kitchen..Following you..and thanks for your lovely comments...

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  3. Looks delicious and this is one among my favs..

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  4. looks awesome, and holds a ton of veggies too!

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  5. Thanks for visiting my place and leaving a feedback so that I could find your amazing blog..Oriyan food is new to me and so exciting to follow you.

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  6. Very tempting crispy pakodas, feel like having some..

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  7. wow...bread pakora! its always one of my favorite snack !

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  8. just love bread pakoras..looks so yummy..my mom always use to make during those rainy days in India with a hot cup of chai..:)

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  9. Never made this. Looks very nice. bookmarked it!!!!!!!11

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  10. Delicious bread pakodas.Looks so crisp and tasty.
    Thanks for visit my blog.I am happy to follow you.

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