Potato Stuffed Bread Pakora/How to make Potato Stuffed Bread Pakora

26 Nov, 2017
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  • Servings : 4 people
  • Prep Time : 15 min
  • Cook Time : 20 min

Potato Stuffed Bread Pakora: -Delicious spicy potatoes are mashed and stuffed inside bread and fried.

Aloo bread pakora (Potato Stuffed Bread Pakora), bread stuffed with spicy potatoes, coated with gram flour and deep fry.  This is one of the favorite and special street food in Delhi. A perfect tea time snack.

Potato Stuffed Bread Pakora is a famous North Indian tea time snack. Spicy Potato stuffing and crispy fried chickpea crust lead to the crunchy outside and yummy delicious inside stuffing. Pakoras are served piping hot, direct from the fryer into plates.  The spiced potato filling along with crunchy bread outer cover makes this snack a perfect evening time snack with hot tea/coffee

You can make two types pakoras using same chickpea batter.

1. Stuffed Bread Pakora

2. Plain Bread Pakoras - without stuffing.

To prepare plain bread pakoras, cut the bread either into triangle or square, dip into the batter and fry them.  Stuffed bread pakora has a filling of mashed potatoes, though you can also stuff these pakoras with any chopped veggies, paneer (cottage cheese) and mozzarella cheese.

Let us start to make yummilicious potato stuffed bread pakora:

Ingredients

For Batter

  • Besan/Chickpea Flour 1 cup
    Red Chilly powder ¼ tsp.
    Coriander Powder 1 tsp.
    Dry Mango Powder ½ tsp.
    Salt to taste
    Garam Masala 1/3 tsp.
    Lemon juice ½ lemon/1 tsp.
    Cumin Seeds ½ tsp.
    Water ½ cup

Potato Stuffing

  • Potato 2 medium
    Green Chilies 1 chopped
    Lemon juice 1 tsp.
    Salt to taste
    Cilantro 1 tbsp. finely chopped
    Dry Mango Powder ½ tsp.
    Garam Masala ¼ tsp
    Coriander Powder 1 tsp.

Method

Step 1

In a mixing bowl, add chickpea flour, cumin seeds, coriander powder, red chili powder, dry mango powder, and Garam masala.

Step 2

Mix it well and add salt and lemon juice and mix it again.

Step 3

Add a little water at a time and whisk it and make medium pouring consistency batter. Which will help to coat the bread slices. Add few drops of oil to the batter and mix well. Keep it aside.

Step 4

Boil, peel and mash the potatoes. Add coriander powder, green chilies, dry mango powder, garam masala, and salt. Mix these well.

Step 5

Add lemon juice and coriander leaves into the mashed potatoes and mix well and keep aside. Keep the bread on the cutting board and spread potatoes mixture evenly on the bread.

Step 6

Cover this potatoes mixture with another bread and cut them into a triangle shape. Or any shape you like. Slightly press the sandwich

Step 7

Heat the oil in the kadhai for deep frying. Once oil is enough hot for frying pakoras then dip this stuffed bread sandwich into the gram flour batter.

Step 8

Coat the bread evenly with batter from both sides. Gently drop this coated bread into the hot oil for deep fry.

Step 9

Once bottom side of pakora turn red, turn the other side Fry the bread pakoras till they are crisp and turns golden brown from both sides. Once done drain the excess oil using slotted spoon and take them out into the absorbent paper to remove extra oil. Cut the pakora into small pieces for serving.

Serve the crispy potato stuffed bread pakora with green chutney and enjoy with piping hot ginger tea.

Notes

1. Water quantity depends on the quality of chickpeas flour. Always add water little by little to avoid thin batter.

2. Potatoes should be boiled really well.

3. Always use sandwich bread, not soft bread as they will become soggy when you dip into gram flour batter.

4. I kept my bread slices plain if you want, can apply green chutney on one layer and tamarind chutney on another bread.

If you happen to make it do click pictures and send it to me as a message on my FB page sheljaskitchen or email me at sheljasktichen@gmail.com so that I can features it on my facebook page.

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Tags: Monsoon Recipe, Teatime Snacks, Snacks, Potato, Bread, Fritters, Pakora, College time days


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