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Jul 24, 2017

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

4

PREPARATION LEVEL

Easy

Ditch the biscuits and pair this bread pakora with your evening cuppa.

INGREDIENTS

    1 small bowl of Besan
    4-6 slices of white bread
    ½ tsp red chilli powder
    ½ tsp ajwain
    1 pinch soda bicarb
    Salt to taste
    Oil for frying
    1 small bowl of coriander mint chutney ( recipe on Simply Sindhi)
    1 small bowl of Ching's Schezwan Chutne

DIRECTIONS

1. In a bowl mix besan with spices and make a smooth batter by adding water and mixing well, so that there are no lumps.
2. Keep aside for a few minutes. Heat oil in a thick kadhai.
3. Now take two slices of bread at a time.
4. Apply a layer of chutney on both inside surfaces and close, Cut the two slices diagonally into two triangles.
5. Take 2 more slices and apply a layer of Ching’s Schezwan Chutney and close. Cut the slices diagonally into 2 triangles.
6. When oil is hot , dip one triangle in the besan batter and gently drop into the oil . Then put in the second triangle.
7. Fry the triangles by gently turning around till both sides are evenly golden brown.
8. Remove from oil by draining out excess oil .
9. Make pakodas with the remaining slices in the same way. Serve hot.

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Veena's “I’ve No Time To Cook” Book and YouTube channel are all about simple and quick recipes for working professionals. A self-taught cook, she has appeared on several food shows including 'The Foodie' with Kunal Vijayakar and Mirch Masala.

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