Jul 3, 2012

Shallow Fried Bread Pakoda (Tawa method)

Shallow Fried Bread Pakoda (Tawa method)

A tasty snack, made of gram flour batter and less oil !!!

Makes: 6 pakodas


3 slices of brown bread / whole wheat bread (cut into rectangular / triangle shape / square shape)

6 teaspoons / 2 tablespoon oil

Tomato sauce / Green chutney for serving

For Pakoda Batter (gram flour batter):

1/2 cup ( 100 g ) besan ( gram flour )

60 - 80 ml water (depends upon the quality of gram flour (besan)

1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder

1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )

2 pinches hing ( asafoetida )

2 teaspoon finely chopped coriander leaves

Mix all the ingredients with water and keep aside for 15 minutes. Pakoda batter should be of dropping consistency.


In a non stick frying pan, heat 2 teaspoons oil. Reduce heat to medium. Dip each bread slices in pakoda batter (gram flour batter) and arrange gram flour coated bread slices carefully. Shallow fry on a medium heat to low heat until golden color on both the sides. Sprinkle remaining oil when turning other side. Carefully remove with a flat spatula. Serve hot with tomato sauce / green chutney or with tea / coffee.

1 comment:

Niv said...

Waw, they look so fresh and crisp! am going try it for sure. Thanks for posting