Use this bread pakoda recipe to make a delicious vegetarian snack in
Make it even more nutritious by using whole-wheat or whole-grain bread
instead of white bread. Bread that is 100% whole grain usually contains
brown rice and barley, and as such provides more protein, fiber, and
other nutrients than multigrain bread which has ingredients like
refined flour that are bad for you.
Add bread pakoda to your list of healthy
Servings: 4 Cooking Time: 20
8 slices of white, whole-wheat, or multigrain bread
1 1/2 cups besan ( bengal gram flour)
1/2 cup rice flour
1/4 cup fine rava (semolina, cream of wheat, sooji)
For the bread pakoda batter, mix the besan, rice
flour, rava, baking soda, salt,
chilli powder, carom seeds and turmeric powder with about 1 1/2 cups of
water to form a smooth batter of medium consistency.
Cut each slice of bread into 2 triangles, as for a
Heat the oil in a deep frying pan.
When the oil is hot, dip the bread slices into the
pakoda batter, making sure both sides of the slices are well-coated and
fry the pakodas on medium heat until golden brown.
Serve these nutritious snacks hot, with
chai or beverage of your