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bread pakora



Bread Pakora is a popular Indian snack recipe made with bread, gram flour (besan), and various Indian spices. It is typically served with chai during the tea time or as a breakfast dish. It is a famous street food item not only in Delhi but throughout India. To make it more flavorful, sometimes a stuffing of potato masala is also added between the bread slices. It is a simple and easy recipe that can be prepared in just a few minutes.

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white or brown bread

4 slices

gram flour (besan)

1 cup

ajwain (carom seeds)

1/2 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1/2 teaspoon

garam masala

1/2 teaspoon

Salt to taste

Water as required

Oil for deep frying



Step 1:

In a bowl, mix together the gram flour, ajwain, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala, and salt.

Step 2:

Gradually add water and whisk until the mixture forms a smooth, thick batter.

Step 3:

Cut the bread slices into triangles.

Step 4:

Dip each bread slice into the batter, ensuring it's well coated from all sides.

Step 5:

Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat.

Step 6:

Once the oil is hot, drop the batter-coated bread slices into the oil.

Step 7:

Fry until they turn golden brown and crisp.

Step 8:

Drain on a paper towel to remove excess oil.

Step 9:

Serve hot with ketchup or tamarind chutney.

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