Aloo Bread Pakoda – Delhi’s favourite street food

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_gallery interval="3" images="10568,10566,10567" img_size="1108*769"][vc_column_text]Delhi has a favourite and special street food that is tasty, filling and extremely satisfying to the palate. Had hot, accompanied well and with a hot drink, it is most gratifying to the one who consumes.


It is the Aloo Bread Pakoda.


Simple, fast to make and consumed even faster, this is a popular favourite with the inmates of Delhi.


Let us get down to making it.[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="2/3"][vc_gallery type="image_grid" images="10586,10585,10583,10581,10580,10579,10578,10577,10576"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/3"][vc_column_text]What you will need:


  • Gram flour - 2 cups
  • Bread slices - 8
  • Potato - 5 (boiled)
  • Green coriander - 2-3 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Ginger paste - 1 tsp or grated
  • Green chilly - 1-2 (minced)
  • Salt - 1 tsp or as per taste
  • Cumin seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Red chilly powder – ½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder - less than ¼ tsp
  • Mango powder – ½ tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala – ¼ tsp
  • Oil - for frying

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Making the Aloo Bread Pakoda


Preparing the batter


  • Take the gram flour in a big bowl
  • Add half the amount of salt and red chilly powder
  • Now add water little by little, stirring slowly till a batter of fine consistency is readymake-indian-bread-pakora-with-manjula.1280x600

Preparing the stuffing


  • Pre-heat a pan. Add 1 tbsp oil in it.
  • Peel and mash the potatoes.
  • When the oil is heated, add cumin seeds, turmeric powder, green chilly, ginger paste to it.
  • Saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add coriander powder, potatoes, mango powder, red chilly powder, garam masala, salt, green coriander.
  • Mix everything well. Saute for 2 minutes.
  • Stuffing is ready. Take on plate and keep aside for cooling.

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bread-pakora.640x480Making the Aloo Bread Pakoda


  • Pre-heat oil in a pan.
  • Take a bread slice, put some stuffing on it, place another slice over the stuffing.
  • Press gently to seal.
  • Cut the bread into 2 pieces. Give it a triangular shape.
  • Get all the bread slices ready similarly.
  • Coat the bread with the gram flour batter. Place it in the warm oil for frying.
  • Fry until both sides are golden brown.
  • Once fried put on a plate with absorbent paper.
  • Prepare the remaining bread slices similarly.
  • Your bread pakodas are hot and ready.
  • serve with chutney or sauce. Have a steaming mug of tea or coffee in the other hand.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dW8vQMOKnwY"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Make sure the gram flour batter is not too drippy or too dense.


The oil for frying bread pakoras should be aptly heated and keep the flame medium. Very delicious bread pakoras will be ready.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]