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Bread Pakora

Bread Pakora

Bread Pakora a popular deep fried snack made with bread slices dipped in chickpea batter with or without potato filling.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Breakfast, Evening Snacks


  • Non-stick pan
  • Kadhai
  • Ladles
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Knife to cut bread


  • 10-12 Bread Pieces

Chickpea Batter

  • 1 Cup Chickpea Flour
  • a pinch Asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Caraway Seeds
  • Salt to taste

Potato filling

  • 2-3 Potatoes
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Dry Mango Powder/Amchur(optional)
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/2 Tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Fennel Seeds
  • Salt to Taste
  • Oil for frying


Chickpea Batter

  • Take Chickpea flour in a bowl.
  • Add all red chilli powder, caraway seeds, asafeotida and salt in flour and mix.
  • Add a cup of water and mix lightly. Take care not that lumps are not formed. If lumps are formed you can mix with hand and break the lumps with fingers,
  • Beat the batter for 2 minutes. Keep aside.

Potato filling

  • Heat oil inĀ  a pan/kadhai, add cumin seeds and a pinch of asafeotida.
  • When seeds crackle, add coriander powder, turmeric powder(optional), red chilli powder, fennel seeds, amchur powder and garam masala and finely chopped green chillies(optional).
  • Add potatoes and salt to taste and mix everything well. Fry for 2-3 minutes.
  • Cool completely before filling in bread slices.

Making Pakora without filling

  • Cut the bread slices in triangles, you can cut the thick sides if you want.
  • Dip in the chickpea batter, coat bread slices nicely with the batter and carefully drop in oil. Fry till light golden brown.

Making Pakora with filling

  • Cut the bread slices in triangles, you can cut the thick sides if you want.
  • Sandwich the filing between two triangular bread pieces, dip in batter.
  • Coat nicely with the batter. Drop carefully in oil and fry till golden brown from both the sides.
  • Serve with tomato ketchup or chutneys (green and tamarind) of your choice.
Keyword Bread recipes, Fried Food, Pakora recipes