The Most Popular Indian Snack Recipe – Bread Pakoda

READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 5 6


  • 4 slices white bread
  • 1 cup gram flour besan
  • 1 tablespoon rice flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • pinch of asafoetida hing
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds jeera powder
  • 2 finely chopped green chili
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro green coriander
  • 1/2 cup and 2 tablespoons water
  • freedom physically refined rice bran oil for your favourite indian snack recipe 1 oil


  • • Start preparing by removing the crust from all sides of the bread.
  • • Now slice the bread lengthwise into 3 equal parts.
  • • Mix all the dry ingredients together, i.e. gram flour (Besan), rice flour, asafoetida, cumin seeds, and salt. Rice flour adds to the crispness.
  • • Now add the water slowly to make a smooth batter, a consistency that of Dosa batter.
  • • Next, add the green chillies and cilantro and mix well.
  • • Now heat oil in a frying pan on medium high heat. To check if the oil is ready, put a tiny drop of the batter in oil. The batter should come up fluffed up but not change its colour right away.
  • • Now, dip the bread slices in the batter one at a time and slowly drop into the frying pan.
  • • Fry the Pakoras in small batches. The pakoras will take about 4 to 5 minutes to cook.
  • • Flip them occasionally and fry the Pakoras until both sides are golden-brown.
  • • The crispy, tasty Bread Pakoras are now ready to serve. Relish every bite of with your favourite sauce or chutney!