Bread pakoda, a unique, yummy and healthy paneer stuffing that makes these bread pakodas a perfect short break snack. Remember to pack tomato ketchup as an accompaniment.

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Makes 4 pakodas

Ingredients

To Be Mixed Into A Paneer Stuffing
1 cup grated paneer
1/4 cup grated carrot
1/4 cup boiled and lightly mashed green peas
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste

To Be Mixed Into A Smooth Batter
3/4 cup besan (Bengal gram flour)
1/3 cup water
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/4 tsp chilli powder
a pinch asafoetida (hing)
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
4 whole wheat bread slices
oil for deep-frying

Method

  1. Divide the stuffing into 4 equal portions and keep aside.
  2. Place a slice of bread on a clean, dry surface and spread a portion of the stuffing evenly over it.
  3. Place another slice of bread over it, press lightly and cut it diagonally into 2 equal pieces.
  4. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 2 more pieces.
  5. Dip each piece in the batter till it is evenly coated from all the sides, slide in hot oil and deep-fry on a medium flame till the pakodas turn light brown in colour and crisp from both the sides. Drain on absorbent paper.
  6. Amazing Bread pakoda are ready.

How to pack

  1. Cool slightly and wrap in an aluminium foil or cling film or pack in a tiffin box along with tomato ketchup.

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