How to make Stuffed Bread Pakora | Aloo Bread Pakoda | Batata Vada Bread Pakoda | Cheesy Stuffed Bread Pakora | Spicy Bread Pakoda Recipe With mashed potato filling
I am back with one more very delicious snack recipe for you. Sharing recipe with step by step photos..Aloo Bread Pakoda is my all time favorite food. This recipe is a little bit lengthy, but simple and easy to cook. It is made with bread slices which are stuffed with mashed and spiced potatoes and then dipped in gram flour batter and deep fried till crispy.
I'm very passionate about cooking and this recipe is created with lots of excitement to make it super delicious and very tempting. I have prepared this bread Pakora in purely Mumbai style..
In today's preparation, I've used spicy Batawada stuffing and also added cheese slices. If you're a cheese lover then you'll going to enjoy this delicious bread Pakoda a lot.
Let's get started
- Preparation time 20-25 minutes
- Cooking time 15-20 minutes
- Serving 5-6 bread pakoda
For potato stuffing
- 5-6 potatoes - boiled & mashed
- 4-5 garlic cloves (or as preferred)
- ⅓ tsp grated ginger
- 3-4 green chillies
- 5-6 curry leaves
- ⅓ tsp mustard seeds
- Handful of coriander leaves, chopped
- 1 tsp cumin seeds
- 1 tsp coriander seeds
- ⅓ tsp turmeric powder
- 1 tsp red chilli powder
- ¼ tsp garam masala powder
- Salt to taste
- 1 tsp cooking oil
For chickpeas - gram flour batter
- 250 - 300 (1½ cups) besan - gram flour
- A pinch of turmeric powder
- ⅓ tsp ajwain - carom seeds
- ⅓ tsp baking soda - cooking soda
- ½ tsp red chilli powder
- 2-3 tsp hot cooking oil
- Water - as needed
For Bread Pakora
- 10-12 Bread slices
- 5-6 Cheese slices
- Oil for deep frying
Step 1 Mise en place
◾Potatoes - boiled - peeled and mashed
◾Garlic peeled and roughly chopped
◾Green paste - coarse grinder - green chillies, curry leaves, ginger, garlic & coriander leaves
◾Coarsely grinder - cumin seeds & coriander seeds
Step 2 Prepare Batata Vada Stuffing
◾Heat the oil, add the mustard seeds, when the seeds begin to crackle, slow the gas flame, add coarsely grinder cumin seeds, coriander seeds and green paste. Stir fry for 15 - 20 seconds. Add the mashed potatoes, red chilly powder, dry mango powder, garam masala powder and salt to taste. Mix it all well. Keep it aside until called for..
Step 3 Batter for bread Pakoda
◾For the batter - add the gram flour into a mixing bowl. Add turmeric powder, red chilly powder, soda bicarbonate, salt to taste, 1 tbsp hot cooking oil and water as needed and make a smooth, lump free batter of medium thick consistency, that gets easily coated on bread slices.. Allow the batter to rest for 5-10 minutes.
Step 4 stuff bread slices
◾Take the bread slice. Top it with cheese slice and then spread 1-2 tbsp of potato stuffing evenly over it. Cover it with another slice of bread. Press it and then cut into halves or as desired..
Step 5 Fry
◾Heat the oil in deep fry pan over medium high heat. Dip the stuffed bread slices in gram flour batter and evenly coat it with the batter. Place carefully in medium hot oil and deep fry both the sides till crispy and golden. Once done, remove it with the help of perforated spoon. Place it on kitchen paper towel to drain extra oil.
◾Serve hot with tomato ketchup, spicy coriander, mint chutney or chutney of your taste.