easy bread pakoda without stuffing | plain bread pakora recipe

plain bread pakoda recipe without stuffing - bread coated with spiced gram flour batter and deep fried.
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easy bread pakoda recipe with step by step photos – a very popular and quick breakfast snack. bread pakora or parathas or aloo poori are usually made for sunday breakfast at our place. come sundays and bread pakoda has to be there for breakfast. though now we make bread pakora once in a while and not on every sunday.

bread pakora

in this easy bread pakoda recipe, there is no stuffing involved. just dipping the bread in the besan (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.

few more similar bread recipes for snacks are:

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, wheat bread, multi grain bread, wheat germ bread or wheat sandwich bread etc.

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

plain bread pakora

Author:Dassana Amit
Prep Time:10 minutes
Cook Time:20 minutes
Total Time:30 minutes
Course:breakfasts
Cuisine:indian
Servings (change the number to scale):4
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bread pakoda recipe, plain bread pakora recipe
plain bread pakoda recipe without stuffing - bread coated with spiced gram flour batter and deep fried.

INGREDIENTS FOR plain bread pakora

(1 CUP = 250 ML)
  • 5 to 6 bread slices can use white, brown, whole wheat or multi grain bread
  • 1 cup besan (gram flour)
  • ½ teaspoon ajwain (carom seeds)
  • ½ teaspoon red chili powder (lal mirch powder)
  • ¼ teaspoon garam masala powder
  • ½ teaspoon oil
  • 2 pinches baking soda
  • ⅔ to ¾ cup water or add as required
  • salt as required
  • oil for deep frying

HOW TO MAKE plain bread pakora

making bread pakoda batter

  • in a mixing bowl, take all the dry ingredients - 1 cup besan, 1/2 tsp ajwain, 1/2 tsp red chili powder, 1/4 tsp garam masala powder and two pinches of baking soda.
  • add the wet ingredients - 1/2 tsp oil and water to make a medium thick batter.
  • add water in parts and about ⅔ to ¾ cup water or as required.
  • whisk to a smooth batter without any lumps.

making bread pakoda

  • slice the bread slices in rectangles or triangles.
  • dip each slice in the batter and evenly coat it with the batter.
  • place the batter coated bread slice in medium hot oil for frying. also add a few more batter coated slices.
  • fry the bread pakodas on medium hot oil turning over a couple of times to ensure even cooking and browning.
  • fry the bread pakoda till crisp and golden.
  • remove with a slotten or perforated spoon and drain as much oil as possible.
  • place the fried bread pakoda on kitchen paper towels to drain excess oil.
  • sprinkle a bit of chaat masala on the bread pakodas. 
  • serve these bread pakoda hot with tomato ketchup or coriander chutney or sweet tamarind chutney.

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how to make easy bread pakoda without stuffing

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 pakodas on kitchen paper towels to drain excess oil.

fried bread pakoras

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

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namaste and welcome to vegrecipesofindia.com which i started in feb 2009 and is a pure vegetarian blog. i have been passionate about cooking from childhood and began to cook from the age of 10. later having enrolled in a home science degree greatly enhanced my cooking & baking skills and took it to a different level which i now share as foolproof recipes. i was formally trained both in mainstream indian as well as international cuisines.

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2 comments/reviews

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

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