bread pakora recipe, how to make plain bread pakora recipe

bread pakora

bread pakora recipe with step by step photos – a very popular and quick breakfast snack. bread pakora is a sunday breakfast at our place. come sundays and bread pakora has to be there for breakfast. though now we make bread pakora once in a while and not on every sunday.

in this bread pakora recipe, there is no stuffing involved. just dipping the bread in the gram flour batter and frying them. easy and quick. there is another bread pakora recipe in which spiced mashed potatoes are added as a stuffing. here you can check this recipe of bread pakora with potato stuffing.

this recipe also can be called plain bread pakora. the choice of bread to be used depends upon you. pakoras made with white bread tastes good, but for a wholesome option you could use brown bread, whole wheat bread, multi grain bread, wheat germ bread etc.

you could serve the bread pakora with any chutney like sweet tamarind dates chutney, mint coriander chutney, or even coconut chutney. usually at home we have the pakoras with tomato ketchup.

lets start step by step bread pakora recipe:

1. in a mixing bowl, take all the dry ingredients – 1 cup besan, ½ tsp ajwain, ½ tsp red chili powder, ¼ tsp garam masala powder and two pinches of baking soda. add salt as required.

ingredients for bread pakora recipe

2. add the wet ingredients – ½ tsp oil and water to make a medium thick batter. add water in parts and about ⅔ to ¾ cup water or as required.

making bread pakora batter

3. whisk to a smooth batter without any lumps.

making bread pakora batter

4. slice the bread slices in rectangles or triangles.

bread slices for bread pakora recipe

5. dip each slice in the batter and evenly coat it with the batter.

bread slices for bread pakora recipe

6. place the batter coated bread slice in medium hot oil for frying. also add a few more batter coated slices.

frying bread pakora recipe

7. fry the pakoras on medium hot oil turning over a couple of times to ensure even cooking and browning.

frying bread pakora recipe

8. fry the bread pakoras till crisp and golden.

frying bread pakoras

9. remove with a slotten or perforated spoon and drain as much oil as possible.

fried bread pakoras

10. place the fried bread pakoras on kitchen paper towels to drain excess oil.

fried bread pakoras

11. sprinkle a bit of chaat masala on the bread pakoras. serve these bread pakoras hot with tomato ketchup or coriander chutney or sweet tamarind chutney.

bread pakora

if you are looking for more pakora recipes then do check onion pakoramirch pakora, aloo pakoracrisp cabbage pakora, methi pakora and palak pakora.

bread pakora recipe details are below:

bread pakora recipe
 
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bread pakora - bread coated with spiced gram flour batter and deep fried
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RECIPE TYPE: breakfast
CUISINE: indian
SERVES: 4
INGREDIENTS (measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 4 to 5 slices of bread
  • 1 cup besan/gram flour, about 185 gms
  • ½ tsp ajwain/carom seeds
  • ½ tsp red chili powder/lal mirch powder
  • ¼ tsp garam masala powder
  • ½ tsp oil
  • 2 pinches of baking soda
  • ⅔ to ¾ cup water or as required
  • salt as required
  • oil for deep frying
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. in a mixing bowl, take all the dry ingredients - 1 cup besan, ½ tsp ajwain, ½ tsp red chili powder, ¼ tsp garam masala powder and two pinches of baking soda.
  2. add the wet ingredients - ½ tsp oil and water to make a medium thick batter. add water in parts and about ⅔ to ¾ cup water or as required.
  3. whisk to a smooth batter without any lumps.
  4. slice the bread slices in rectangles or triangles.
  5. dip each slice in the batter and evenly coat it with the batter.
  6. place the batter coated bread slice in medium hot oil for frying. also add a few more batter coated slices.
  7. fry the pakoras on medium hot oil turning over a couple of times to ensure even cooking and browning.
  8. fry the bread pakoras till crisp and golden.
  9. remove with a slotten or perforated spoon and drain as much oil as possible.
  10. place the fried bread pakoras on kitchen paper towels to drain excess oil.
  11. sprinkle a bit of chaat masala on the bread pakoras. serve these bread pakoras hot with tomato ketchup or coriander chutney or sweet tamarind chutney.
NUTRITION INFORMATION
SERVING SIZE: 4




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  1. Aishwarya Kamath says

    superb. my sons favourite. preferred anytime over vada pav / samosa …i desperately want to learn this for him.