Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 cup besan (Bengal gram flour)

  2. 1/2 cup water

  3. 1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)

  4. 1/2 tsp chilli powder

  5. 2 pinches asafoetida (hing) salt to taste Other Ingredients

  6. 4 big slices bread

  7. 1 recipe aloo masala oil for deep-frying For Serving meetha chutney teekha chutney sukha lehsun ka chutney

  8. 8 to 10 fried green chillies

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Place a slice of bread on a clean flat surface and spread ½ of the aloo masala evenly over it. Place another slice of bread over it, press lightly and cut it diagonally into 2 equal pieces. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 2 equal pieces. Dip each piece in the batter till it is evenly coated from all the sides, slide in hot oil and deep-fry on a medium flame till they turn light brown in colour and crisp from all sides. Drain on absorbent paper. Cut a bread pakoda into equal pieces, place on a plate and serve immediately with meetha chutney, teekha chutney, sukha lehsun ka chutney and fried green chillies. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 3 more plates. For the aloo stuffing in this recipe, you may avoid using green peas if required. Further, you may also use leftover batata vada mixture as a filling for this recipe. Make these bhajjis without the stuffing! apply teekha chutney and sukha lehsun ka chutney between the bread slices, coat with batter and deep fry.


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