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Bread Pakora

Bread Pakora | Stuffed Bread Pakora

Sumit Malhotra
Bread Pakora Recipe | Stuffed Bread Pakora - Bread Pakora or Batata Bread Pakora is a very popular Indian snack, especially in North India. It is fairly filling so preferred for breakfast. Being fairly affordable makes it even more popular. You’ll find these spicy bread pakora at most Indian street food stalls/thelas and small restaurants at nooks and corners of the entire country.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 people
Calories 137 kcal


For the stuffing

  • 4 Piece Potato ( Aloo) Medium-size
  • 1 Teaspoon Green Chilies (Hari Mirch) Chopped
  • 2 Tablespoon Coriander Leaves (Hara Dhaniya) Chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon Mint Leaves (Pudina) Chopped (Optional)
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder Lal Mirch Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Dry Mango Powder Amchur
  • 1 Teaspoon Carom Seeds Ajwain
  • 0.25 Teaspoon Salt Namak (Please adjust it to your taste)

For the batter

  • 1 Cup Gram Flour Besan
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder Lal Mirch Powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder Haldi Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Asafoetida Hing
  • 1/4 Cup Water Paani
  • 0.25 Teaspoon Salt Namak (Please adjust it to your taste)
  • 5 Piece White Bread
  • 1/2 Cup Vegetable Oil For Frying


Get your ingredients ready for making the potato stuffing.

  • Boil or steam the potato in a pressure cooker or microwave till it is completely cooked.
    4 Piece Potato
  • Cool, peel and mash the potatoes after boiling
    4 Piece Potato
  • Add coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chilli, red chilli powder, amchur powder, carom seeds and salt to the mashed potatoes.
    1 Teaspoon Green Chilies, 2 Tablespoon Coriander Leaves, 1 Teaspoon Mint Leaves, 1/4 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder, 1 Teaspoon Dry Mango Powder, 1 Teaspoon Carom Seeds
  • Mix them really well and check for seasoning.
    0.25 Teaspoon Salt
  • Set aside.

Get your ingredients ready for making the batter.

  • Take the besan (gram flour), ajwain, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, asafoetida and salt in a bowl.
    1 Cup Gram Flour, 1/2 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder, 1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala Powder, 1/2 Teaspoon Asafoetida, 1/4 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • Add water and mix well.
    1/4 Cup Water
  • Ensure that your batter is spoon coating. I should neither be dripping or too thick.

Finally, making the pakoras.

  • Slice each slice of bread into triangles.
  • Between two triangles, scoop and spread the stuffing evenly.
  • Press the two slices.
  • Heat the oil for frying.
  • Dip the prepared sandwiches into the prepared better coating them completely.
  • Gently lower them into the oil and fry them till they are crisp and golden brown.
  • Drain them on a kitchen towel to drain the excess oil.
  • Serve the pakoras hot with tomato sauce and green chutney.
  • Enjoy your tea and pakoras!!


  • Use fine besan (Bengal gram flour)
  • Your batter should be spoon coating and not free-flowing or too thick
  • Deep fry immediately after soaking in besan batter else the bread will break.
  • Use medium flame for frying
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